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 2018-09-18 23:25 

Delaware State News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Of unions and nonprofit bogeymen...

I would like to take the opportunity to respond to Dr. John E. Stapleford's opinion piece printed in the Delaware State News Sept. 7 edition entitled "Court ruling a game-changer in mandatory union dues." First off, far be it for me as a patri...

 2018-09-18 23:22 

Delaware State News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McCain funeral was a 'mockery'...

As I sat by the TV to watch the funeral of the late Sen. John McCain, I couldn't believe what a mockery of it was. All of those who were asked to speak should be ashamed of themselves. As for Megan, the eulogy that she gave was all about the time she ...

 2018-09-18 23:05 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

The Simpsons? Family Guy? This is Delaware's favorite animated sitcom...

All Home Connections has rounded up a list of the country's favorite animated sitcoms. In Delaware, this sitcom is king....

 2018-09-18 22:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: Serena gets no love for U.S. Open tantrum...

Serena Williams is angry. She has been disrespected, robbed of a victory foretold, made to look human in front of a crowd that views her as divine. Serena Williams is...

 2018-09-18 21:47 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Man who shot church leader during 2008 fundraiser seeks new trial...

Monir George, who was convicted of fatally shooting the leader of his Coptic church during a church fundraiser in 2008, is seeking a new trial....

 2018-09-18 20:53 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

State halts Henretty's Crab Cakes production due to permit issue...

Henretty's Crab Cakes, which has making and selling the cakes since 1998, was closed last week by the state health department for not having a permit....

 2018-09-18 20:22 

Delaware County Daily Times

Coventry Woods development moves ahead in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD — Commissioners approved a conditional use and land development application for the Estates at Coventry Woods on State Road. The long range plan by National Realty Corporation (NRC) has...

 2018-09-18 19:29 

Delaware County Daily Times

Bucks mom charged with homicide in toddler's poisoning...

TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Bucks County mother has been charged with criminal homicide in the alleged poisoning death of her 2-year-old son....

 2018-09-18 19:25 

Delaware County Daily Times

Shapiro turns up heat, presses lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual...

 2018-09-18 19:23 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Christiana Skating Center won't open Saturday nights after fights, unruly crowds...

Fights and disorder broke out inside and outside the rink Saturday night, the second Saturday in a row police were required to break up crowds there....

 2018-09-18 18:35 

Delaware State News

Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports...

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are in response to the U.S. anno...

 2018-09-18 18:25 

Delaware State News

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 for next year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sa...

 2018-09-18 18:04 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware revenue projections up $43 million already this fiscal year...

Panel upgrades revenue forecast by $43.3 million...

 2018-09-18 18:02 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Kayaker drowns in Brandywine River in Wilmington...

Wilmington Police found the victim being pulled downriver by a swift current around 12:40 p.m....

 2018-09-18 18:01 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware man claims $50,000 lottery prize after reading article about it...

After reading an article on his phone about an unclaimed $50,000 Powerball prize, a 69-year-old Ellendale man soon learned he was the winner....

 2018-09-18 17:56 

Delaware County Daily Times

Local Life: Media Theatre presents 'Sweeney Todd' in October...
 2018-09-18 17:22 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

In the #MeToo era, Joe Biden expresses regret about the handling of Anita Hill hearings...

Yet in the past year, former Vice President Joe Biden has expressed regret about the handling of the 1991 Anita Hill hearings....

 2018-09-18 17:17 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Deal final with Emirati port operator on Port of Wilmington; officials celebrate job creation...

State officials finalized an agreement to privatize the Port of Wilmington at the facility on Tuesday....

 2018-09-18 17:13 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

It's National Cheeseburger Day, but burger deals can be found every day in Delaware...

Craving a big, fat, juicy burger, but don't feel like spending a lot of coin? No worries. Here's a list of day-by-day burger specials at area eateries...

 2018-09-18 16:32 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Woman tried to use car as a weapon in Dover, police say...

The 41-year-old victim told police Keyon Smith tried to hit her with the car multiple times...

 2018-09-18 16:22 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

With growth inevitable, Middletown will sink its wastewater instead of spraying it...

Each of the nine rapid infiltration basins being built will handle 275,000 gallons of treated wastewater a week....

 2018-09-18 16:15 

Delaware State News

Road-weary Hornets eye more home games in 2019 and beyond...

DOVER — Finally, the Delaware State University football team doesn't have to travel this week. But the Hornets are still a little ways away from playing a home game. Delaware State enters a bye week 0-3 with all of its losses coming on the road....

 2018-09-18 16:01 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Our guide to the 2018 Delaware Oktoberfest, which starts Friday...

Recommended parking at Christiana High School is $5 Friday and Saturday and includes the shuttle. Uber and Lyft must drop off, pick up at Christiana....

 2018-09-18 15:30 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Most fun cities in America: Wallethub ranks Wilmington below Cleveland...

Congrats, Wilmington, you've been named to the list of most fun cities in America. Just not the top of the list. Or even close....

 2018-09-18 15:25 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

DuPont announces who will lead its Delaware spinoff companies...

While Ed Breen will relinquish his current title of CEO, he will again be at the top of the company bearing the DuPont name as its executive chairman....

 2018-09-18 15:19 

Delaware State News

Slow going...

Don Sloan of Dover took this photo at Killens Pond on July 21....

 2018-09-18 15:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Check to see if your reunion is coming up...

Archbishop Prendergast High School Class of 1963: is celebrating its 55th reunion Sept. 23, Noon-4 p,m. at The Veranda at TECA Newtown Square, 191 S. Newton Road (Rt. 252) below...

 2018-09-18 15:13 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Meticulously restored, modernized house offers comfort, river views in Old New Castle...

When the current owner moved into the house in 2004, the house retained its louvered doors, original hardware and the cooking hearth in the basement....

 2018-09-18 15:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

At wide receiver, the Eagles are looking for answers from within and elsewhere...

The Eagles can help their thin wide receiver corps with more from the tight ends and running backs....

 2018-09-18 14:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware is one of only two states where the poverty rate went up...

Delaware one of only two states where the poverty rate went up last year, according to data from the Census Bureau....

 2018-09-18 14:40 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Last gasp of Florence may spark flash flooding in northern Delaware Tuesday...

The National Weather Service says the more than 2 inches of rain falling over New Castle County today will be the final effects of the storm....

 2018-09-18 14:14 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Driving lesson ends with car landing in a swimming pool...

A driving lesson went off the deep end in Maryland when authorities say the car jumped a curb, crashed through a fence and landed in a swimming pool....

 2018-09-18 12:32 

Delaware County Daily Times

Escaped Upper Darby prisoner located in Philadelphia, flees again...

Philadelphia— The 26-year-old woman who escaped an Upper Darby district court last week has been spotted in West Philadelphia....

 2018-09-18 12:19 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Police: 'Black Lives Matter' sign stolen from church in Maryland...

Maryland police say a...

 2018-09-18 12:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Motorcyclist dies from injuries after wreck on Philadelphia Pike...

Andrew Douglas, 65, was hospitalized late Sept. 5 when a Wilmington woman turned into his path on Philadelphia Pike. He's since died....

 2018-09-18 12:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

This Delaware actor calls his style 'urban surfer'...

Tim Carr is well known in volunteer circles for generosity and rare gift for wearing three or four layered shirts at once or a hoodie with a blazer....

 2018-09-18 11:59 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

After EPA denies upwind pollution petitions, Delaware officials review options...

Officials are reviewing their options after the EPA said it won't force power plants in other states to reduce emissions blamed for Delaware air pollution....

 2018-09-18 11:44 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Mailbag: Say no to 'right to work'...

Readers also say voters are dis-empowered in Delaware and argue we should pledge to the Constitution instead of the flag....

 2018-09-18 11:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

"Dreamer": DSU fulfills the promise of America...

Just as the school helped African-Americans during segregation, DSU has embraced immigrant students with open arms....

 2018-09-18 11:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Fried polish cookies are a St. Hedwig's tradition...

Shaped like bow ties and sometimes called angel wings, chrusciki are classic. Polish cookies. They'll be sold at Wilmington's Polish Festival....

 2018-09-18 10:37 

Delaware County Daily Times

The Heron's Nest: Different 'type' of Union player; good news for CWA; Eagles hangovers...

The Philadelphia Union announced a new signing over the weekend....

 2018-09-18 10:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

Top 10 for Tuesday: Top 10 things about 'Porchfest' in Wayne...

Delco Top 10 for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018...

 2018-09-18 09:42 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Man admits dumping father's body; Cobblestone street getting paved; Wentz happy to be back as Eagles starter...

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region....

 2018-09-18 04:32 

Delaware State News

Delaware firefighters join rescue efforts in North Carolina...

DOVER — If needed, Delaware firefighters can provide more assistance as North Carolina grapples with Hurricane Florence's fallout. For now, 13 First State fire companies from all three counties have already supplied 42 members to the cause. "...

 2018-09-18 04:26 

Delaware State News

Lawmakers OK purchase of 1,500 new voting machines...

DOVER — Delaware's new voting machines will cost about $13 million. A legislative committee on Monday approved the purchase of approximately 1,500 ExpressVote XL machines to replace the Danaher ELECTronic 1242s, which have been in use since 1995...

 2018-09-18 04:22 

Delaware State News

Smyrna man charged in Marydel shooting incident...

MARYDEL — A 44-year-old Smyrna man searching for his ex-girlfriend Saturday afternoon allegedly fired a gun that struck one home and damaged a vehicle at another. He was subsequently arrested in a traffic stop, Delaware State Police said. Troopers w...

 2018-09-18 04:18 

Delaware State News

Panel updates Delaware government revenue estimates...

NEW CASTLE — Delaware's official government revenue forecast has inched up as state officials begin laying the groundwork for developing a budget proposal for next year. The Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council on Monday boosted the ...

 2018-09-18 03:10 

Delaware County Daily Times

James Van Riemsdyk makes powerful impression in Flyers preseason victory...

PHILADELPHIA — They are a team with an aging scoring core now supplemented by a returning talent in James van Riemsdyk, and a couple of rising younger forwards projected to...

 2018-09-18 03:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Gabe Kapler calls 10-win Jake Arrieta a 'horse', has no plan to change rotation...

PHILADELPHIA — Vince Velasquez has not pitched past the fifth inning since Aug. 3. Zach Eflin has won one of his last four decisions. Six of the last seven games...

 2018-09-17 23:04 

Delaware State News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: False allegations becoming an epidemic...

October is officially recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In the 24 years since the Violence Against Women Act was passed by Congress, great strides have been taken toward in both the prevention of and the enhancement to laws against domestic...

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