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Week 6 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twelve (12) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the sixth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 71. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.




Delaware dispatches 20 wildland firefighters to battle blaze in Idaho

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

For the second time this summer, the Delaware Forest Service is sending a crew of 20 volunteers to battle a wildfire in the western United States.




Delaware, Maryland promoting fresh watermelon in New England markets

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 6, 2012

Delaware and Maryland farmers are promoting Mar-Delicious watermelon in New England in August through a campaign supported by the Delaware and Maryland Departments of Agriculture.




Governor Signs Bill Enhancing Delaware’s Definition of Cruelty to Animals

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

At the Delaware SPCA in Stanton, Governor Markell signed into law a Senate Bill 211 which enhances Delaware’s definition of cruelty to animals by amending the definition of cruelty to animals to include tethering a dog for 18 or more hours in any 24-hour period.




Governor’s Weekly Message – Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit – Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

The Governor delivers his weekly message from JPMorgan Chase in Wilmington, where this week he signed HB275, creating a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service.







  Category: News


Week 6 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Twelve (12) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the sixth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 71. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.




Delaware dispatches 20 wildland firefighters to battle blaze in Idaho

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

For the second time this summer, the Delaware Forest Service is sending a crew of 20 volunteers to battle a wildfire in the western United States.




Delaware, Maryland promoting fresh watermelon in New England markets

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 6, 2012

Delaware and Maryland farmers are promoting Mar-Delicious watermelon in New England in August through a campaign supported by the Delaware and Maryland Departments of Agriculture.




Governor Signs Bill Enhancing Delaware’s Definition of Cruelty to Animals

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

At the Delaware SPCA in Stanton, Governor Markell signed into law a Senate Bill 211 which enhances Delaware’s definition of cruelty to animals by amending the definition of cruelty to animals to include tethering a dog for 18 or more hours in any 24-hour period.




Governor’s Weekly Message – Veterans Opportunity Tax Credit – Hiring Veterans Makes Business Sense

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, August 3, 2012

The Governor delivers his weekly message from JPMorgan Chase in Wilmington, where this week he signed HB275, creating a new effort to help put recent combat veterans to work when they return from service.