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 2018-07-20 11:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

The Heron's Nest: Upper Darby fights back; more pipeline news; Chester loses a champion...

Upper Darby is fighting back. The township has been rocked by two recent homicides. First a teen was gunned down after an altercation erupted at a party. Several men chased him as he left the house and gunned him down in the street. A few nights later, a ...

 2018-07-20 11:31 

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Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died...

NORFOLK, Va. > > Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam," has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Crona...

 2018-07-20 11:07 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Class starts on time at different location after school fire; Norristown aims for cleaner public spaces...

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. WEATHER It will be a mostly sunny day with a high of 85 degrees. Tonight we can expect increasing clouds and a low of 62 degrees. CLICK HERE to check your local forecast....

 2018-07-20 11:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Odyssey Charter School board struggles to cope after president Dimitrios Dandolos steps down...

With board member Dimitrios Dandolos' resignation from Odyssey Charter School's board, the future of the institution is increasingly uncertain....

 2018-07-20 10:58 

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Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident...

BRANSON, Mo. > > At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were...

 2018-07-20 10:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Russian envoy: Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington...

MOSCOW > > Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after a surprise invitation from President Donald Trump, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday. With confusion still swirling around what the two me...

 2018-07-20 10:20 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Reader: Trump must be a communist, since he's so supportive of communist countries...

Also, letters about the controversy over Muslim garments in pools and dark money in politics....

 2018-07-20 10:19 

Delaware County Daily Times

These are the 10 things you need to know for Friday...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited ...

 2018-07-20 10:02 

Delaware County Daily Times

NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy...

The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, t...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

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Latest from British Open: Zach Johnson makes move in rain at Carnoustie...

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland > > The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Zach Johnson won a British Open at St. Andrews in miserable conditions in 2015. In the rain Friday, he made a move toward the top of the leaderboard in the Open at Carno...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Keep children who have allergies safe at summer camp...

With a little planning and preparation, no one will miss out on the fun of summer camp...

 2018-07-20 09:59 

Delaware County Daily Times

Trump-Putin II: Planning fall event in aftermath of Helsinki...

WASHINGTON > > Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Cleanup from the first has continued with no letup ...

 2018-07-20 09:48 

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Tornadoes rake Iowa, injuring 17, flattening buildings...

DES MOINES, Iowa > > A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Residents - and even weather forecasters - were taken by surprise...

 2018-07-20 09:46 

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Top 10 for Friday: These are the Top 10 things that are 'Naturally' American...

Delco Top 10 for Friday, July 20, 2018 Naturally American Independence Day 2018 Philadelphia, PA As part of the Wawa Welcome America Celebration Flaghouse Chapter NSDAR sponsored a Children's Naturalization Ceremony at the Betsy Ross House...

 2018-07-20 09:39 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident...

BRANSON, Mo. > > At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were...

 2018-07-20 09:39 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Boy, 3, becomes friends with 'superhero' Delaware State Police trooper...

Delaware State Police Trooper Michael Young and Liam Miller, 3, of Bear, become friends after a chance meeting. For Liam's birthday, Young gave the boy a superhero cape....

 2018-07-20 06:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Main Line Health opens LGBTQ Inclusive Care...

Bryn Mawr > > Main Line Health has formally launched a specialized primary and preventative care program for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community, from childhood through senior years. LGBTQ Inclusive Care has lau...

 2018-07-20 04:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: Death is never expected; neither is the reaction...

On Thursday evening last week, I was standing at the bus stop on 19th and Chestnut, blithely unaware that at that moment, someone was being stabbed to death a block and a half away. It never would have occurred to me to feel unsafe, even after 10 p.m. at ...

 2018-07-20 03:12 

Delaware State News

Something familiar, something new at the State Fair...

HARRINGTON — Livestock, cotton candy, and live music — all the familiar sights and sounds at the Delaware State Fair are back in Harrington for its 99th time. The annual 10-day attraction continues to host a series of agricultural competitions...

 2018-07-20 03:07 

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Delaware State Fair may see rain and high humidity...

HARRINGTON — Attendees at the Delaware State Fair should be prepared for high humidity and possible rain this weekend and into next week. The fair, which kicked off its 99th iteration Thursday, is expected to coincide with a hot, sticky climate for ...

 2018-07-20 02:56 

Delaware State News

Developmental Disabilities Council executive director placed on paid leave following audit...

DOVER — The executive director of a state agency determined by an audit to have allegedly committed contract and travel expense violations was placed on administrative leave with pay and benefits Tuesday, according to a news release. Pat Maichle was...

 2018-07-20 02:51 

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Sussex County receives warning following spike in heroin deaths...

NEW CASTLE — With more than half of the deaths from suspected overdoses occurring in Sussex County so far this month, Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker is urging the community to be aware of the uptick and also ...

 2018-07-20 02:48 

Delaware State News

Maryland men charged with drug offenses...

GEORGETOWN — Two Maryland men were charged with drug offenses after a Tuesday afternoon traffic stop, Delaware State Police said. Spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the alleged incident occurred at approximately 4:37 p.m. when troopers were ...

 2018-07-20 02:45 

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Arrests made following stolen vehicle incidents...

DOVER — Eight arrests were made and a suspect sought after a series of burglaries at car dealerships and garages in Wilmington, Townsend and Dover, Delaware State Police said. Among the reported burglaries was a June 19 incident at Intellicar at 375...

 2018-07-20 01:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

Chester man gets 8-30 years for Chi stabbing death...

MEDIA COURTHOUSE > > A 64-year-old Chester man has been sentenced to eight to 30 years in state prison for the 2016 stabbing death of 44-year-old Eric Spencer Potts. Nathaniel Powell, of the 400 block of East 19th Street, pleaded guilty to third-degree mu...

 2018-07-20 01:22 

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Wheatley hopes to find balance in new PIAA postseason ban...

STATE COLLEGE > > The rough triangle of Pennsylvania highways connecting the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center with the State Capitol and Pittsburgh's Hill District takes about four hours to cover. But such was the importance of the story that S...

 2018-07-20 01:01 

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Public-Private debate is far from over...

STATE COLLEGE > > The atmosphere within Executive Room 12 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center was convivial if deliberative Wednesday afternoon. The tenor of debates circulating through the PIAA Executive Board struck a start contrast to the rh...

 2018-07-20 00:29 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Friday, July 20...

THE CASE FOR TRUMP Yeah just a heads up to "Now It's The Unions." I'm a longtime Democrat and union worker. My whole family has been union workers and Democrats our whole lives. Yet in the last two years I've never had so much work for...

 2018-07-20 00:29 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letters to the Editor: Not exactly making America great again...

To the Times: Toward the end of Christine Flowers' recent opinion piece of 7-14-18 titled "Trump's Harsh Rhetoric," the slight slap on the wrist for the deplorable actions of President Trump at NATO dutifully followed. The use of 1939'...

 2018-07-20 00:28 

Delaware County Daily Times

Another View: Harrisburg & your health...

I knew from a fairly young age that I wanted to be a doctor, but it wasn't until I was a college student when one visit to an osteopathic physician was enough to convince me that osteopathic medicine would be my future. Now, after close to 30 years in...

 2018-07-20 00:28 

Delaware County Daily Times

Editorial: A salute to a woman who made a difference in Chester...

The long, hard, uphill slog that is the battle to turn around the fortunes of the city of Chester just got a little harder. The Rev. Bernice Warren will no longer be there to lead the way. Warren, the longtime pastor and director of the community group Ch...

 2018-07-20 00:26 

Delaware County Daily Times

Mitchell defense: Kickback payer an 'absolute fabricator'...

MEDIA COURTHOUSE > > Testimony concluded Thursday in the trial of former Upland Borough Council President Ed Mitchell, who is accused of installing covert surveillance equipment in borough hall and conspiring with the former owner of an Eddystone security...

 2018-07-20 00:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Delco planners review plans for Don Guanella site...

MEDIA > > A plan for more than 200 houses on the former Don Guanella Village site in Marple was reviewed at the Delaware County Planning Commission meeting Thursday. Opponents said it was the developer's attempt to force another commercial plan to be ...

 2018-07-20 00:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Cops: Man stashed his stash in his package...

FOLCROFT > > A Glenolden man who was allegedly hiding marijuana in his genitals was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and related offenses. Arrested July 17, Joseph Forte, 18, of the 3...

 2018-07-20 00:24 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sharon Hill man killed in Delaware hit-run...

SHARON HILL > > As they prepare for a funeral, a borough family is frustrated that the hit-run driver responsible for the loss of their beloved son and brother remains unidentified and free. "This happened Saturday," Michael Jeffrey said of the de...

 2018-07-20 00:19 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sixers trade for Mike Muscala, improving frontcourt defensive versatility...

PHILADELPHIA > > In their continuing effort to improve their frontcourt defensive versatility, the 76ers Thursday traded for 6-11 forward-center Mike Muscala. Muscala, a 27-year-old product of Bucknell, played his first five seasons with the Atlanta Hawks...

 2018-07-20 00:18 

Delaware County Daily Times

McCaffery: How a potentially peaceful summer turned disturbing for 76ers...

All along, there was a path to peace. All along, there was an end game. All along, though The Process, there was a distant view of a place where its supporters and critics could meet, shake hands and maybe even smile about the whole thing. That point for ...

 2018-07-19 22:57 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware, Maryland granted transmission line cost rehearing...

The Federal Regulatory Commission grants a rehearing sought by Delaware and Maryland officials over planned cost allocations for a $278 million regional electric transmission line project....

 2018-07-19 22:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

Jodine Mayberry: Only thing missing with Trump is the big top...

Give 'em the old three ring circus/ Stun and stagger 'em/ When you're in trouble, go into your dance/ Razzle dazzle 'em/ - "Razzle Dazzle," from the musical "Chicago" Wasn't that quite a three-ring circus we saw in Hels...

 2018-07-19 22:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

Jodine Mayberry: Only thing missing with Trump is the big top...

Give 'em the old three ring circus/ Stun and stagger 'em/ When you're in trouble, go into your dance/ Razzle dazzle 'em/ - "Razzle Dazzle," from the musical "Chicago" Wasn't that quite a three-ring circus we saw in Hels...

 2018-07-19 22:31 

Delaware State News

COMMENTARY: Is NATO relevant in these times?...

What's NATO's mission these days? All those folks wringing their hands and wailing big tears over what President Trump said in Brussels last week should explain exactly why it is that we spend so much time and money on this alliance. Now, let'...

 2018-07-19 22:29 

Delaware State News

SOUND OFF DELAWARE: Trump one of the best?...

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to newsroom@newszap.com or posted online under the stories at www.DelawareStateNews.net. Readers reacted to a recent letter to the editor by Bill Sharpe of Ellendale headlined "...

 2018-07-19 22:23 

Delaware State News

Jeff Dunham to raise voice(s) at Delaware State Fair...

HARRINGTON — Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham holds the Guinness world record for most tickets sold for a stand-up comedy tour. He has over a million YouTube subscribers, amassing over a billion views, leading to record-breaking viewership of his specials ...

 2018-07-19 22:17 

Delaware State News

BEST BETS: Music fans to get the blues at Roadhouse Festival...

A day of music and more awaits those headed to the fifth annual Roadhouse Blues Festival presented by the Central Delaware Blues Society Saturday at Jonathan's Landing in Magnolia. This year the festival is headlined by The Nighthawks from Washington,...

 2018-07-19 21:41 

Delaware County Daily Times

Ex-president of suspended Temple frat to stand trial in sex assault...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia judge Thursday ordered the former president of a suspended fraternity at Temple University to stand trial on sexual assault charges. After a preliminary hearing where his accuser testified Thursday, Ari Goldstein was ord...

 2018-07-19 20:39 

Delaware County Daily Times

White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting...

WASHINGTON > > Unbowed by criticism over his Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington in the fall, the White House said Thursday. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said o...

 2018-07-19 20:17 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware-bound St. Mark's defender Kendra Schweizer led Spartans to near-perfect season...

St. Mark's senior Kendra Schweizer improved offensively while remaining a defensive demon to earn Delaware's Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year honors....

 2018-07-19 19:27 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

War escalates between Wilmington neighbors, Italian restaurant...

Neighbors say Don Scalessa is a scofflaw whose renovations are detracting from Forty Acres' character. Scalessa says they're harassing him....

 2018-07-19 19:19 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Eagles' Wentz, Foles embrace stardom and their roles in wake of Super Bowl win...

Carson Wentz is the Eagles' franchise quarterback, Nick Foles is the MVP of the Super Bowl. How did they appreciate their roles, each other?...

 2018-07-19 19:14 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

'Police Activity' closes Lancaster Ave., N. Jackson in Wilmington...

Police have attributed the traffic closures to...

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