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Smokey Bear celebrates 70th year by visiting over 90 Delaware schools

Date Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service

To honor October as “Fire Prevention Month,” Smokey Bear will visit over 90 Delaware schools to teach children that “only you can prevent wildfires.”
Ashley Peebles, trainer-educator for the Delaware Forest Service, oversees the annual Smokey Bear program, which reached almost 8,000 children last year. 2014 marks the 70th Anniversary of Smokey Bear’s introduction in 1944, which has evolved into the longest running public service campaign in U.S. history.




Marijuana and Assault Rifle Seized During Traffic Stop

Date Posted: Monday, September 29th, 2014
Categories:  Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement News

While traveling in the area of Peachtree Run in Camden, Delaware, a Division of Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement Agent stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. The operator of the vehicle Matthew Trently, 22, of Magnolia was found in possession of an AR-15 assault rifle with a loaded 20 round magazine, brass knuckles, and 106 […]




Biden’s office secures 10-year prison sentence for Newark child predator, announces arrest of Millsboro man for dealing in child pornography

Date Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Beau Biden’s office announced today that a Newark man arrested by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force last December following a proactive undercover online investigation into the distribution of child pornography received a ten-year prison sentence this morning.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Preparing Students for Post-Secondary Education Success

Date Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell highlights a new partnership in Delaware focused on reducing college remediation rates.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Preparing Students for Post-Secondary Education Success

Date Posted: Friday, September 26th, 2014
Categories:  Transcripts

We’re proud Delaware has been recognized for eliminating obstacles for students who want to attend college. But that effort will only produce the results we want if students successfully complete their post-secondary education. Thanks to a partnership with our colleges and universities we now have data to understand better than ever the academic obstacles facing […]





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