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Week 4 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nine (9) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the fourth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 42. Statewide, there have been over 2,600 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.




As watermelon harvest booms, pick up a slice on the Rehoboth Boardwalk

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On August 1, Delaware residents and visitors along the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk will be getting watermelon slices for free as part of an annual event from the Mar-Del Watermelon Association and the Delaware Department of Agriculture.




Former Delaware Man Indicted for 2007 Shooting Death

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

Former Delaware Man Indicted for 2007 Shooting Death Life Insurance Scheme Alleged Motive for Killing   Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office has obtained an indictment charging former Delaware resident Jason Slaughter with the 2007 shooting death of Christopher Masters.   In the early morning hours of December 14, 2007, […]




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

About nine years ago, I visited what was then MBNA, now Bank of America, at a facility in Newark. There, the company employed about 300 people with disabilities who were responsible for a variety of tasks including making promotional materials. I met a young man, about 25 years old, who was making t-shirts and I asked him what he did before he got that job.  He told me he sat at home for six years watching TV with his parents.




Governor’s Weekly Message: A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

DOVER –  In his weekly message, the Governor discusses his initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, which focuses on finding jobs for people with disabilities. “Advancing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities is the right thing to do as a society. It’s the smart thing for government to do. And it makes good […]







  Category: News


Week 4 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Nine (9) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the fourth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 42. Statewide, there have been over 2,600 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.




As watermelon harvest booms, pick up a slice on the Rehoboth Boardwalk

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On August 1, Delaware residents and visitors along the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk will be getting watermelon slices for free as part of an annual event from the Mar-Del Watermelon Association and the Delaware Department of Agriculture.




Former Delaware Man Indicted for 2007 Shooting Death

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

Former Delaware Man Indicted for 2007 Shooting Death Life Insurance Scheme Alleged Motive for Killing   Wilmington – Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that his office has obtained an indictment charging former Delaware resident Jason Slaughter with the 2007 shooting death of Christopher Masters.   In the early morning hours of December 14, 2007, […]




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

About nine years ago, I visited what was then MBNA, now Bank of America, at a facility in Newark. There, the company employed about 300 people with disabilities who were responsible for a variety of tasks including making promotional materials. I met a young man, about 25 years old, who was making t-shirts and I asked him what he did before he got that job.  He told me he sat at home for six years watching TV with his parents.




Governor’s Weekly Message: A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 20, 2012

DOVER –  In his weekly message, the Governor discusses his initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, which focuses on finding jobs for people with disabilities. “Advancing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities is the right thing to do as a society. It’s the smart thing for government to do. And it makes good […]