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The clock is ticking down for this year’s legislative session in Delaware at the end of June.

The lawmakers are facing a $32 million reduction in funding for capital projects as well as non-profits and charities from the forecast at the beginning of the year.

So they will have to decide which capital improvement projects will get state money that range from construction to infrastructure.

Under the Grand-in-Aid legislation they must choose which charities and non-profits will get funding from the Grant-in-Aid bill.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware's congressional delegation is on a tour for a federal grant aimed at getting more minority students to take up careers in science and technology.

Sens. Chris Coons and Tom Carper and congressman John Carney planned to join officials from Delaware Technical Community College on Tuesday to discuss the grant.

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a five-year grant totaling $2.4 million to DelTech and its partners, Nemours Health and Prevention Services and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

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Wor-Wic Community College President Murray Ray Hoy is going to stay where he is after turning down a position as president of Delaware Technical Community College.

Hoy sent out his announcement to students yesterday afternoon.

DelTech announced their choice before -- what Hoy said – “were candid conversations, expectations and agreements”.

Hoy said he and the school were not able to reach a consensus on the terms of employment, adding that he regretted the disruption that the announcement may have cause.