On May 7th, Delaware became the eleventh state to legalize same-sex marriage. On May 14th, Minnesota became the twelfth. While that leaves thirty-eight states that haven't redefined marriage, we shouldn't deceive ourselves. As Rod Dreher recently pointed out in "The American Conservative," historians will one day remember our time as "a cultural revolution."
The year my son Beau was deployed to Iraq with the Delaware Army National Guard, my family learned how much simple acts of kindness could...
Delaware Transit Corporation CEO Lauren Skiver, along with beach area officials and transportation partners kicked-off the start of the 2013 Resort Transit season May 23 at the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk.
Delaware, Ohio (The Weekly Vice) - Elizabeth Unk, a 38-year-old Worthington doctor, was jailed after she allegedly hit a pedestrian while driving under the influence of alcohol. According to the Delaware County Prosecutor's Office, on September 12th, Unk was driving her 2007 Chrysler Pacifica on U.S. Show More Summary
That's right: the General Assembly appropriated $200K last year for a gun "buyback" that never happened.Instead, the Delaware State Police used the money for "unexpected" lease costs for one of its buildings.This year, by a 7-5 majority,...Show More Summary
Marriage equality is on a winning streak, and it may not be over yet: Illinois may soon join Rhode Island, Delaware and Minnesota in passing marriage legislation before the start of summer. But time is running out: The Illinois legislature has just until the end of this month to pass its bill.
Hang on there, Sen. Chris Coons — did you bring enough for everyone? The Delaware Democrat lightened the mood at Day 5 of the Senate Judiciary Committee markup session on the immigration bill Tuesday by presenting his panel neighbor, Sen. … Continue reading ?
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I find it less than amusing to see the juxtaposition of an article on rising child poverty in Delaware with another on a $20.2 million uptick in projected revenues in today's News Journal.There are several quite unintentional (I hope)...Show More Summary
Good job, Minnesota! Thanks to your plucky legislators, we now have twelve states with the freedom to marry. Or thirteen, if you count the freaky Delaware bog that is our nation’s capital. Take a note, Illinois. You have less than two weeks left to pass your marriage equality bill. Don’t let us down. It’s high [...]
Pennsylvania-based Fulton Financial Corp. is searching for a new CFO. The bank holding company and operator of 267 bank branches throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Virginia says Chief Financial Officer Charles J. Show More Summary
The demand for shark fins is what drives almost all shark deaths. Some species may have declined by as much as 97-99 percent in the last 35 years. In other words, as few as one out of 100 may be left of some species.
Delaware may be tiny in terms of its size, but in terms of its bold action for ocean conservation and the protection of the apex...
Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Freedom to Marry bill during a ceremony held on the state capitol steps on Tuesday, making Minnesota the 12th state to legalize same-sex marriage, following Delaware and Rhode Island that also legalized homosexual marriage during the last two weeks.
Marriage equality? You betcha. Welcome, lucky No. 12. This week Minnesota made it an even dozen, following the small flurry of states to pass marriage equality this year (high fives, Rhode Island and Delaware!) Sure, there are still 38 to go. Show More Summary
thanks, Laurel. Promoted by Rosi The passage of a marriage equality law in Delaware last week leaves New Jersey the only Atlantic coast state north of Virginia to retain a discriminatory marriage law. "[V]acationers this summer can travel...Show More Summary
Shark fins, like these drying on a sidewalk in Hong Kong, can no longer be sold, traded, possessed, or distributed in the state of Delaware! Source: Nicholas Wang Yesterday, Delaware became the seventh state to prohibit the sale, trade, possession and distribution of shark fins within state borders. Show More Summary
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Wilmington, Del. Price: $1,350,000 The...
The May 24 deadline is fast approaching for Delaware residents to submit applications for the annual low-number hunting license lottery, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. Applications must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, May...
By Jacob Combs A new report by Media Matters reveals that coverage of recent marriage equality wins in Rhode Island, Delaware and Minnesota varied dramatically by cable news network, with MSNBC providing the most in-depth coverage and Fox News practically ignoring the issue. Of the three legislative victories, MSNBC mentioned marriage equality stories 35 times, [...]