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Delaware Governor Jack Markell. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Activist Fights For Formal Slavery Apology From State Of Delaware

This is the third time that Harmon Carey has asked Gov. Jack Markell to issue an apology on behalf of the state.


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Delaware Gov. Markell, Senators Issue Statements On Passing Of Beau Biden

The political world is offering their deepest sympathies to the Biden family.


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Beau Biden, Son Of Vice President Joe Biden, Has Died

Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Beau Biden, has died, according to the White House.


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Some Delaware High School Students To Spend Part Of Their Summer Studying In China

Up to two dozen Delaware high school students will spend a part of their summer studying in China, thanks to an agreement between the state and a major Chinese auto parts manufacturer.


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Delco-Based Software Company Adds Autism-Spectrum Employees

Software giant SAP, based in Delaware County, Pa., is welcoming five new employees — people on the autism spectrum.


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Firefly Music Festival Kicks Off In Delaware

Tens of thousands of music fans converged on Delaware’s capital city Friday for the start of the three-day Firefly Music Festival


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Markell Wins Second Term As Delaware Governor

Delaware Democratic Gov. Jack Markell has easily won election to a second term, defeating Republican Jeff Cragg.



Delaware Governor Jack Markell Orders Coastal Businesses To Close

Gov. Jack Markell is ordering businesses located in the coastal area covered by a mandatory evacuation order to close.


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Judge: Former Delaware Death Row Inmate Can’t Get Playboy Magazine Back

A federal judge says a former Delaware death row inmate can’t get back a Playboy magazine that was seized from him.


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Delaware Governor Defends Decision To Commute Death Penalty For Convicted Killer

“This was just a judgment call on my part,” Governor Jack Markell said Wednesday during a visit to Philadelphia.


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Del. Governor Helps Constitution Center Unveil Events Marking 225th Anniversary Fête

The United States Constitution turns 225 this year, and the National Constitution Center, on Independence Mall, has lined up a year’s worth of events to mark the anniversary.


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Del. Governor Jack Markell Spares Convicted Murderer

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has decided to spare the life of a man who was facing execution this week for the 1990 murder of his girlfriend.


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Debate Rages In Delaware Ahead Of Next Scheduled Execution

Delaware’s next execution is just days away, and a debate is now raging about whether the confessed killer should be granted clemency.


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Delaware Bans Non-Emergency Travel, Closes Bridge For Inspection

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is concerned about flooding from up to a foot of rain expected from Hurricane Irene, in addition to a storm surge.



Del. Governor Proposes $3.4B Budget

Gov. Jack Markell is proposing a $3.4 billion operating budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.