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 2021-01-17 02:32 

Delaware State News

Local roundup: Smyrna wrestlers collect 11 pins in opening win...

Smyrna High collected 11 pins en route to a 72-8 victory over Polytech in Henlopen North wrestling on Saturday afternoon. The dual meet was the first of the season for the Eagles while the Panthers are 1-2 overall. Wyatt Miller (106 pounds), Gabe Giampiet...

 2021-01-17 02:28 

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Sound Off for Sunday, Jan. 17...

WHOSE FREE SPEECH?...

 2021-01-17 01:30 

Delaware State News

'It is existing, not living': Growing number of residents struggling with livable wage...

Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series that examines poverty in Delaware. Monday's paper will feature a story on food insecurity. GEORGETOWN — Kim Webb moved from Florida to Sussex County in May 2019. Thus far, she is not livi...

 2021-01-17 01:00 

Delaware State News

Current events challenge teachers...

Breaching the U.S. Capitol. A second presidential impeachment. An upcoming inauguration. Within just the first few weeks of 2021, significant historical moments have played out in close sequence, on the heels of a year that has been like no other in recen...

 2021-01-17 00:52 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: U.S. Attorney's office gets worthy new leader...

Years ago, I represented a man who was charged with a serious crime. He'd experienced a panic attack while flying from Philadelphia to his native Italy, and caused a disturbance...

 2021-01-17 00:00 

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From the sports editor: Something changed for Knight...

The first time he committed to Delaware, Will Knight said he liked the idea of playing football in his home state. "It's real special because I'll have all the support from home," the former Smyrna High All-State running back said in Augus...

 2021-01-17 00:00 

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Milford official details police station financing plan...

MILFORD — Lou Vitola, Milford's finance director, has been on the job since August. Over those past few months, a primary focus has been financing the construction of a new police station. The town will vote Jan. 26 on whether to let the city go...

 2021-01-16 23:30 

Delaware State News

Advisory board tours Milford police station to examine issues...

MILFORD — The first meeting of the citizen advisory board formed to review the construction of a new station for the Milford Police Department began with a tour of the current station. Chief Kenneth Brown took all seven members of the committee, who...

 2021-01-16 23:01 

Delaware County Daily Times

Carroll product Hoggard running Michigan State's offense...

The list of Michigan State point guards is a who's who of college basketball greats. It starts with, perhaps, the greatest of all time in Earvin "Magic" Johnson, but also...

 2021-01-16 22:13 

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3 things to know about Eagles coaching candidate Josh McDaniels, and his long history with Belichick, Patriots...

Josh McDaniels has been on the Patriots coaching staff almost as long as Bill Belichick....

 2021-01-16 22:06 

Delaware State News

State announces 14 COVID deaths...

DOVER — Fourteen additional deaths due to COVID-19 were announced by the state Saturday. Eight deaths come from a review of vital statistics records from December. Of those who have passed, 10 were from New Castle County, three were from Sussex and ...

 2021-01-16 20:07 

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State: Information coming soon on Phase 1B vaccinations...

WILMINGTON — As state officials plan their sprint to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to the state's first phase, Phase 1A, vaccinations for Phase 1B are on the horizon, possibly by the end of the month. While it's not Phase 1B's turn just y...

 2021-01-16 19:56 

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Man shot Saturday morning in Wilmington's Hilltop section...

Police said the shooting occurred just after 11:30 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Fifth Street. The scene was located near the corner of Fifth and Harrison streets....

 2021-01-16 19:34 

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Controversial UD climate professor reassigned from White House role after producing unauthorized papers...
 2021-01-16 19:31 

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6 suspects, including a Delaware man, in Whitmer kidnapping plot set to stand trial in March...

Six suspects charged in the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to stand trial in March, though they maintain they had no real plan to do any harm....

 2021-01-16 12:52 

Delaware State News

Man awarded by Dover police after assisting in apprehension...

DOVER — Michael Babiak, a sturdy 6-foot-3-inch, 220-pound former high school wrestler with active-shooter training experience, was well-cast for an impromptu hero's role last month. The 42-year-old U.S. Army veteran's background proved inval...

 2021-01-16 10:00 

Delaware State News

QOTD: What recreational facilities would you like to see?...

Here is the Question of the Day: Milford's Parks & Recreation Advisory Board is considering upgrades to existing recreational facilities such as the deteriorating disk golf course along with ideas for new ones such as a pickleball court. What else sho...

 2021-01-16 09:06 

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Why I took the COVID-19 vaccination to honor all working toward a better tomorrow | Opinion...

Honor those working toward a better future for our community by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-01-16 03:22 

Delaware State News

Local roundup: Deputy leads Rider girls by Dover 53-34...

Stacey Deputy netted 20 points to pace Caesar Rodney High to a 53-34 win over Dover in Henlopen North girls' basketball on Friday evening. The Riders, who out-scored the Senators, 15-7, in the fourth quarter, also got 11 points from Teri Bell as they ...

 2021-01-16 03:03 

Delaware State News

CR boys end two-season skid against Senators...

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High has bigger goals than simply winning one basketball game. But the Riders also know that, to get to some of those bigger goals, they'd have to get past rival Dover. CR took care of that on Friday night, downing the you...

 2021-01-16 02:32 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Saturday, Jan. 16...

WRONG AGAIN...

 2021-01-16 02:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

Union sign Kai Wagner to new contract...

Kai Wagner has reportedly attracted interest from Europe, but his future lies in MLS. The Philadelphia Union made sure of that Friday, signing the left back to a new contract....

 2021-01-16 01:52 

Delaware County Daily Times

Villanova gets boost with early enrollment of 2021 recruit Trey Patterson...

Villanova will get an early look at one member of its 2021 recruiting class....

 2021-01-16 01:05 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: Dems have to play hardball to win...

To the Times:...

 2021-01-16 00:54 

Delaware State News

Abbas decrees first Palestinian elections in 15 years...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday decreed parliamentary and presidential elections for later this year in what would be the first vote of its kind since 2006, when the Islamic militant group Hamas won a lands...

 2021-01-16 00:52 

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Feds back away from claim of assassination plot at Capitol...

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors who initially said there was "strong evidence" the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to "capture and assassinate elected officials" backed away from the allegation after th...

 2021-01-16 00:51 

Delaware State News

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York. The announcement ca...

 2021-01-16 00:50 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: Just say no to judicial gerrymandering...

To the Times:...

 2021-01-16 00:36 

Delaware State News

Delaware passes 1,000 COVID-related deaths...

DOVER — Delaware's total number of COVID-19-related deaths went over the 1,000 mark on Friday. The Delaware Division of Public Health reported seven additional deaths in Friday's update, bringing the state's total to 1,002. All numbers v...

 2021-01-16 00:09 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Become more aware of human trafficking, its signs and costs...

By Cara Coyne Sawyer January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As chair of the Delaware Human Trafficking Interagency Coordinating Council (HTICC), I would like to discuss with you what human trafficking is, what it looks like and what you ca...

 2021-01-16 00:07 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Lawmakers announce unemployment bill...

The General Assembly announced legislation Monday that would help Delawareans who lost their jobs during the pandemic. The bill would exempt unemployment benefits paid in 2020 from Delaware state income tax, maintain the new employer tax rates at 2020 lev...

 2021-01-15 23:42 

Delaware State News

Hens bounce back to dump Pride...

NEWARK — It was after the last time they played that Joe Mihalich made his prediction. The Hofstra coach, whose team had just beaten Delaware in the CAA semifinals last March, declared that the Blue Hens would be the league's team to beat this w...

 2021-01-15 23:04 

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Bridgeville man charged with drug offenses...

BRIDGEVILLE — A 42-year-old Bridgeville man was charged with drug offenses after Delaware State Police Governors Task Force and Probation and Parole officers responded to a residence in the 11000 block of Evans Drive for a criminal investigation, au...

 2021-01-15 22:55 

Delaware County Daily Times

McCaffery: Hiring Duce Staley would be Jeffrey Lurie's best move for Eagles...

Among the most appealing treats of being a four-billionaire pro-sports owner is that you get to play rotisserie sports in the high-roller pit....

 2021-01-15 22:28 

Delaware State News

Delaware National Guard deployed, Legislative Hall fenced in advance of inauguration...

DOVER — An approximately 6-foot-tall metal fence was erected around Legislative Hall Friday afternoon as law enforcement strengthened security measures in the days before next week's presidential inauguration in Washington. At around the same ti...

 2021-01-15 22:28 

Delaware State News

MLK events, though virtual, revolve around service, nonviolence...

DOVER — Like so many aspects of life, many Martin Luther King Jr. Day services, events and celebrations will be hosted virtually this year. In these uncertain times of civil unrest and violence during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. King's im...

 2021-01-15 22:02 

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'Somebody's life is on the line': Off-duty firefighter, young boy save 2 from burning home...
 2021-01-15 21:53 

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Delaware ends home basketball drought vs. Hofstra...

Allen, Carr shrug off injuries, Painter notches career high in rebounds for Delaware...

 2021-01-15 21:44 

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COVID-19 death toll in Delaware tops 1,000...

The number of deaths linked to COVID-19 in Delaware topped 1,000 Friday as the state reported seven new fatalities due to complications from the coronavirus....

 2021-01-15 21:39 

Delaware State News

Sunset at Bombay Hook...

Alex Cisar of Dover took this photo of sunset at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Dec. 11....

 2021-01-15 21:08 

Delaware State News

ALDI grocery coming to Rehoboth Beach...

REHOBOTH BEACH — An ALDI grocery store is coming to Rehoboth Beach, the company confirmed this week. "We are excited to confirm we are planning to open our first ALDI store in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware," said Jeff Baehr, vice president of ALD...

 2021-01-15 20:44 

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Fencing surrounds Legislative Hall in Dover ahead of possible weekend protests, National Guard activated...

Gov. John Carney has also activated the Delaware National Guard....

 2021-01-15 20:12 

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Do the Eagles have a plan as head coaching search continues and other teams start making hires?...

Could the Eagles be mining the college ranks or lesser-known assistants as top candidates get hired by other teams?...

 2021-01-15 19:57 

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What we know about Delaware father and son charged in Capitol insurrection...

Laurel's Kevin Seefried and his son, Hunter, are facing federal charges for their involvement in the insurrection at the Capitol last week. Here's what we know....

 2021-01-15 19:54 

Delaware State News

Citizen voices complaints about Milford Board of Adjustment...

MILFORD — The city's Board of Adjustment met some heavy criticism this week. Milford resident Jennifer Cinelli-Miller said she believes the board grants too many requests for variances to the zoning code. "This ongoing approval policy must s...

 2021-01-15 18:54 

Delaware State News

Advisory board formed to oversee Milford police station project...

MILFORD — Mayor Archie Campbell on Friday named the members of a citizen advisory committee that will oversee the potential construction of a new city police station. The residents of Milford will vote in a referendum Jan. 26 to decide if the city c...

 2021-01-15 18:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Faith: Being kind matters...

A well-to-do man was traveling in a limousine along a New York highway. And suddenly, hearing thump, thump, thump, the man thought they may have a flat tire. The driver...

 2021-01-15 18:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Church Events around Delaware County...

Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see schedules have changed since our deadline. All notices for church events and services must be emailed to...

 2021-01-15 17:36 

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Why six Delaware Republicans refused to congratulate, express support for Joe Biden...

While the vote had no material impact on the state, it's the latest omen that lawmakers have become more polarized than ever in the General Assembly....

 2021-01-15 17:17 

Delaware State News

Milford Board of Adjustment OKs two downtown variances...

MILFORD — The city's Board of Adjustment granted a slate of variances to a number of projects in its meeting this week. Two were applications related to new homes being built in Milford's Downtown Development District. One was for Paola Pach...

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