Our important stories from the previous week included an area family in mourning, calls for diversity in the Delaware judicial system, a high school athlete competing against all odds, the evolution of the First State, and the arrival of flu season. 

Mark Fowser brought us a touching look at a family dealing with a sudden tragedy that brought incredible loss in the blink of an eye: 

Delaware's highest court needs a new Supreme Court Chief Justice, and area groups are calling for the governor to make diversity a priority, in this story from Amy Cherry:

Mallory Holloway is a cross county runner. She talks to Sean Greene about what drives her as she competes even while dealing with the hurdles presented by Cystic Fibrosis: 

Mike Phillips takes us on a tour of Delaware's new, handicap-accessible Evolution trail: 

The flu season is officially here, and while DJ McAneny details the state's first official patient, Chris Carl shows us how Delaware's largest employer is making extraordinary efforts to prepare its employees: