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2 tribes are buying back parcels of their ancestral homeland

Nov. 28, 2021 12:54 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Native American tribes in Delaware are buying back land that had been part of their ancestral homelands. The Washington Post reported Sunday that the Nanticoke Indian tribe acquired 30 acres in Millsboro this fall. The Lenape Indian tribe is...

Public schools report less than 300 in-person COVID cases

Nov. 27, 2021 11:27 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's K-12 public schools are continuing to report less than 300 COVID-19 cases that are deemed as being in-person and contagious. The Delaware State News reported this week that the numbers remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive...

Seniors enjoy good cheer at Thanksgiving feast in Georgetown

Nov. 27, 2021 09:06 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — There was plenty to be thankful for Tuesday at CHEER’s Warren L. & Charles C. Allen Community Center. More than 200 members of senior centers across Sussex County gathered for CHEER’s annual Holiday Feast — its first large-scale indoor...

Delaware state parks, zoo free on Friday

Nov. 26, 2021 08:50 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Visitors can enjoy Delaware’s state parks and the Brandywine Zoo for free on Friday. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said it is waiving state park and zoo entry fees, something it has done annually on Black Friday...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:58 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Akr. Hoban 78, Canfield S. Range 27 Amherst Steele 64, Elyria 25 Anna 35, W. Liberty-Salem 30 Antwerp 39, Holgate 24 Apple Creek Waynedale 47, Creston Norwayne 30 ...

Okauru leads UNC Wilmington over Delaware St. 67-63

Nov. 20, 2021 19:16 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Mike Okauru had 22 points as UNC Wilmington narrowly defeated Delaware State 67-63 on Saturday. Jaylen Sims had 17 points and six rebounds for UNC Wilmington (3-2). Jaylen Fornes added 11 points and six rebounds. Myles Carter tied...

Electronic tolls coming to Spaulding Turnpike

Nov. 19, 2021 16:28 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Electronic tolls are coming to the Spaulding Turnpike. The nearly $25 million project for the tolls in Dover and Rochester is designed to help with mobility, reduce noise and cut down on emissions, WMUR-TV reported. Cash...

State senator accused of verbally abusing female lawmaker

Nov. 17, 2021 18:15 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker who lost his chairmanship and membership on the state Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this year after being arrested on domestic violence charges was removed from another committee post Wednesday after being accused of verbally abusing a female...

Fragala, Jenneto carry Delaware St. past Regent 84-30

Nov. 16, 2021 22:32 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Dominik Fragala and Fahim Jenneto scored 15 points apiece as Delaware State routed Regent 84-30 on Tuesday night. Myles Carter added 13 points for the Hornets, while Corey Perkins and Khyrie Staten each had 11. Carter also had six rebounds, while...

Police: Dover man killed in motorcycle crash

Nov. 15, 2021 08:52 AM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Dover man was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend, Delaware State Police said. A Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling northbound on Kenton Road hit a Ford Fusion as the Ford turned onto southbound Kenton Road from Maple Dale Road in Dover...