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Published on: 06/29/2018

Free Events for the Fourth of July

July 4th is right around the corner, here is a list of events to celebrate Independence Day throughout Delaware. 

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Published on: 04/18/2018

Earth Day 2018

There are plenty of ways to get involved in Delaware this Earth Day! Make sure to check out these events and get involved this weekend! 

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Published on: 04/11/2018

Fair Housing Act – 50th Anniversary

Today, April 11th, 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act, which was an important bill signed in 1968. The Act made it illegal for landlords or property sellers from discriminating based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin.

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Published on: 03/08/2018

7 Delaware Women Who Changed the World

Delaware has been home to a lot of groundbreaking women. Here are 7 amazing women that have made history – in Delaware and nationwide. 

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Published on: 03/07/2018

This Is Delaware: Photo Contest on Instagram

The State of Delaware is launching an Instagram account, @Delaware_gov and to celebrate, we are starting a “This Is Delaware” photo contest on Instagram! The 1st place photo will be featured as the 1st picture on the 1st State’s new Instagram account.  The winner will also receive an annual pass to Delaware State Parks and tickets to […]

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