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Bill requiring handgun buyers to undergo training, be fingerprinted advances

May. 17, 2023 17:48 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Senate bill requiring anyone in Delaware wanting to buy a handgun to first be fingerprinted, undergo training and obtain permission from the state cleared a House committee on Wednesday but will not get a floor vote until lawmakers determine whether the state has enough money...

Delaware panel bumps up revenue forecast for this year, lowers estimate for next

May. 15, 2023 18:56 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A state panel has boosted Delaware’s government revenue forecast but lowered its estimate for the fiscal year starting July 1. The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council, which sets the state’s official revenue estimates, on Monday boosted its...

Toyota riding momentum in NASCAR's return to Kansas Speedway

May. 06, 2023 17:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bubba Wallace was surprised in the very best of ways when he learned this week that Legacy Motor Club, the team owned in part by longtime Chevrolet driver Jimmie Johnson, would be joining the Toyota stable next season. Not quite as good as the feeling he...

Chesapeake Utilities: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 03, 2023 18:06 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (CPK) on Wednesday reported profit of $36.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dover, Delaware-based company said it had profit of $2.04. The energy and utility company posted...

Truex, crew chief ease race tensions at Gibbs with victory

May. 02, 2023 10:21 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. snapped at his crew chief over the radio during a mid-race call that left the 2017 NASCAR champion chasing the leaders instead of being out front. James Small fired back at his driver to, let’s just say, shut the heck up. “What...

Truex brothers join NASCAR families as race weekend winners

May. 01, 2023 18:23 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Oh, brother! Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Truex were winners at Dover Motor Speedway and became only the fifth set of brothers in NASCAR history to win on the same race weekend. Ryan Truex started the family fun when he won NASCAR's second-tier Xfinity Series race...

NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover rained out, moved to Monday

Apr. 30, 2023 12:23 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chase Elliott missed so many races because of a broken leg that NASCAR's most popular driver likely needs to win one just to make the playoffs. How does a repeat rainout victory at the Monster Mile sound? Elliott picked up the win on a Monday last...

Larson: Aftermath of violent Talladega wreck 'unsettling'

Apr. 29, 2023 14:40 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Kyle Larson has survived near-death experiences on the track in all kinds of racing series. Even by those harrowing standards, the 2021 NASCAR champion still found the aftermath of the full-contact hit from Ryan Preece last week at Talladega “unsettling.” ...

Delaware governor drops opposition to legalization of recreational marijuana use and state-licensed cannabis industry

Apr. 21, 2023 15:46 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware governor drops opposition to legalization of recreational marijuana use and state-licensed cannabis industry.

Delaware lawmakers give final approval to marijuana bills

Mar. 28, 2023 20:03 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate gave final approval Tuesday to bills legalizing recreational marijuana use by adults in the state and authorizing the establishment of a state-licensed and regulated cannabis industry, setting up a potential battle with Democratic Gov. John Carney. ...