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 2020-09-25 03:14 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

18-year-old stable after shooting in Wilmington's Browntown Thursday...

An 18-year-old man is in stable condition following a shooting Thursday in Wilmington's Browntown section....

 2020-09-25 02:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Friday, Sept. 25...

GRAHAM IS CRACKERS...

 2020-09-24 23:56 

Delaware State News

Sussex County libraries to offer computer use, by appointment...

GEORGETOWN Sussex County libraries are resuming more services as Delaware businesses, schools and other operations continue to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with limited computer usage next up for the public to check out. Beginning Monday, Sept....

 2020-09-24 23:45 

Delaware County Daily Times

'Heavy' summer won't leave Natasha Cloud with regrets for skipping Mystics season...

Depending on what week you catch up with Natasha Cloud, it can be difficult to organize all the projects she's engaged in....

 2020-09-24 23:41 

Delaware State News

Judge eyes ruling over law allowing universal voting by mail...

DOVER (AP) — A Delaware judge is weighing a request by the state Republican Party to declare a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year's elections unconstitutional. The judge told attorneys after hearing arguments Thursday that he...

 2020-09-24 23:36 

Delaware State News

State's positive COVID cases continue slight downward trend...

DOVER — One new COVID-19 related death was announced on Thursday by the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) in its daily report, but statewide numbers continued a slight downward trend. The most recent death was a 65-year-old Kent County man wh...

 2020-09-24 23:24 

Delaware State News

Appoquinimink elementary school libraries open curbside service...

MIDDLETOWN — School librarians know their readers: the preferred genres, the topic matters. That — and the hope to get books in the hands of young students during remote learning — was the goal behind opening up curbside library services...

 2020-09-24 23:23 

Delaware State News

High school notebook: Refs voice concerns about return of sports...

Referees are often a forgotten part of a high school game. And, by and large, officials don't want to be in the spotlight. But, with Delaware high school sports getting ready to restart, the state's refs want to make sure that their questions and ...

 2020-09-24 23:16 

Delaware State News

Victim in Milford shooting dies, investigation ongoing...

MILFORD — A 38-year-old Milford man has died from gunshot wounds sustained in an incident on Sept. 16, authorities said Thursday. Mario Satirin was shot in the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex at approximately 9:40 p.m. His body was turned over t...

 2020-09-24 22:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Point in Cincinnati leaves Bedoya, Union happy if not satisfied...

Alejandro Bedoya fills many roles for the Union on the field. Among his most important off it is as the club's constant reality check....

 2020-09-24 22:30 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Trump 'does not merit one more month'...

Just in case some of you have forgotten, let me remind you how Donald Trump came to be named president of the United States. Remember, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. However, that unnecessary and outmoded Electoral College system, using the old ...

 2020-09-24 22:29 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Democrats should choose battles wisely...

The Democrats are pulling out all the stops to once more consider the impeachment of President Donald Trump and halt the valid constitutional action of any president to put forth a nominee to be considered for a position on the Supreme Court. Interestingl...

 2020-09-24 22:28 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Shupe's leadership shines during crisis...

Over the last several months, amid the pandemic, the voters of Delaware have had the unique opportunity to experience a real-time experiment that tested the leadership of candidates running for political office. As a 9/11 survivor, I believe that it is th...

 2020-09-24 21:25 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Republicans ask court to order Delaware not to count vote-by-mail ballots...

The challenge is one of many offensives brought by Republicans nationally against a wave of universal vote-by-mail initiatives....

 2020-09-24 21:13 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

COVID-related referee shortage affecting high school sports' return...

DIAA sports, already dealing with a shortage of officials, now face further absences because of COVID, especially in football, as games resume...

 2020-09-24 19:34 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Milford man dies from injuries sustained in shooting last week...

Mario Satirin, of Milford, was shot in the upper body on Sept. 16 at the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex on Bright Way....

 2020-09-24 19:15 

Delaware State News

Second round of DE Relief Grants to accept applications starting Oct. 1...

WILMINGTON Eligible Delaware small businesses and nonprofits will be able to apply for the $30 million available from second round of DE Relief Grants starting Thursday, Oct. 1, at 10:00 a.m. on delbiz.com/relief. "Delaware small businesses are the ba...

 2020-09-24 18:36 

Delaware State News

Layoffs, furloughs to impact UD staff due to virus...

NEWARK — Staff cuts and furloughs are on the horizon for the University of Delaware due to the fiscal impact of the pandemic, officials announced Thursday. Without mitigation, the university would be facing a $250 million deficit this academic year,...

 2020-09-24 18:36 

Delaware State News

Layoffs, furloughs to impact UD staff due to virus...

NEWARK — Staff cuts and furloughs are on the horizon for the University of Delaware due to the fiscal impact of the pandemic, officials announced Thursday. Without mitigation, the university would be facing a $250 million deficit this academic year,...

 2020-09-24 18:21 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

'Jilted boyfriend' charged in June shooting of ex, her new boyfriend while they laid in bed...

The victims were shot in bed at about 1:20 a.m. in the 300 block of East 13th Street....

 2020-09-24 18:09 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Smyrna grad Laney honored by WNBA after Dream season...

Former Smyrna High and Rutgers standout Betnijah Laney's fifth WNBA season was by far her best and she was rewarded by the league on Thursday...

 2020-09-24 17:24 

Delaware State News

Caesar Rodney, Seaford schools among National Blue Ribbon honorees...

DOVER U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Thursday recognized Allen Frear Elementary School in Camden, Frederick Douglass Elementary School in Seaford and Etta J. Wilson Elementary School in Newark as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The reco...

 2020-09-24 16:54 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

University of Delaware announces layoffs, other measures as budget deficit grows...

University staff can expect unpaid leave, cuts to retirement contributions and schedule reductions....

 2020-09-24 16:28 

Delaware State News

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders from both parties, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, swiftly pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power ...

 2020-09-24 15:53 

Delaware State News

Award-winning poet offers free workshops for Hispanic Heritage Month...

The Delaware Library Consortium will host two free Zoom workshops with award-winning Colombian American spoken-word poet Carlos Andrs Gmez. Mr. Gmez's three workshops are part of the DLC's virtual celebration of Delaware's Hispanic Heritage Mo...

 2020-09-24 15:49 

Delaware State News

Artisan marketplace aims to open in downtown Dover...

DOVER — Downtown Dover is soon to join a growing number of cities and towns all over the country that feature "unique product, community and craft-oriented" artisan marketplaces. The popularity of artisan marketplaces stems from their design...

 2020-09-24 15:21 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Man who was drag racing near Christiana Mall kills 16-year-old motorcyclist, police say...

The 20-year-old man who was drag racing ran from the scene of the fatal wreck but was later arrested, police said....

 2020-09-24 15:03 

Delaware State News

Piping plovers in Delaware reach new high number...

DOVER For the third consecutive year, Delaware recorded a new all-time high number of nesting piping plovers, small beach nesting birds on Delaware's state endangered list. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's (DNREC) pi...

 2020-09-24 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Rock Music Menu: Second edition of Record Store Day 2020 takes place this weekend...

Most people are aware by now that Record Store Day, the vinyl-centric holiday that traditionally takes place the third Saturday in April each year, has been split into three separate...

 2020-09-24 14:45 

Delaware State News

Dagsboro working toward water agreement...

DAGSBORO — Artesian Water Co. and town officials hope to connect with nearby Millsboro and Frankford to map out proposed interconnections and the water-supply future for south-central Sussex County. Dagsboro Town Council, at its virtual meeting Mond...

 2020-09-24 14:36 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Letters: Wilmington, 200,000 COVID deaths, Justice Ginsburg...

Letters: Wilmington, 200,000 COVID deaths, Justice Ginsburg...

 2020-09-24 14:34 

Delaware State News

Dover, Laurel among six to receive funds from DSHA Strong Neighborhoods fund...

DOVER The city of Dover and town of Laurel were among six recipients statewide that will get a portion of $2.8 million from Delaware's Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund to address vacant, abandoned or foreclosed properties, Gov. John Carney and Delawa...

 2020-09-24 14:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

Night Words: Nightfalls are arriving noticeably earlier...

By Harry J. Augensen...

 2020-09-24 13:16 

Delaware State News

Delaware Aviation Museum warbirds have lead roles in D.C. flyovers...

GEORGETOWN Two of Delaware Aviation Museum's historic prize jewels will have lead roles in this weekend's Arsenal of Democracy Flight in Washington D.C. a series of warbird flyovers saluting pivotal battles of World War II. The Georgetown-based mu...

 2020-09-24 12:31 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Two shot, one fatally, minutes apart in Wilmington Wednesday night...

The shootings, about 5 minutes apart, continue adding to the city's gun violence toll - leaving it on par to become the second most violent year since Delaware Online/The News Journal began keeping records of shootings in Wilmington....

 2020-09-24 09:43 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Chester County's coronavirus test kit investigation causing rift; Pipeline digging wins approval; Pederson defends quarterback Wentz...

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

 2020-09-24 09:00 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

As COVID-19 continues to spread, Delaware's testing locations become concern for some communities...

Community sites are not going away, but they will be determined by a number of different factors, including how many people go to them....

 2020-09-24 09:00 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

What data and blood may tell us about Delaware's fight against COVID-19 and what's to come...

Delaware's minority populations continue to be disproportionately impacted by COVID-19....

 2020-09-24 09:00 

Delaware State News

QOTD: How has grocery shopping changed for you?...

Here is the Question of the Day: Buying groceries has changed: For the first time in a generation, Americans are spending more money at the supermarket than at places where someone else made the food. In general trips to the grocery store are fewer, but l...

 2020-09-24 08:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: Sept. 24, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: Fire today threatened to destroy the holdings of the Paraffine Manufacturing Company, Second and Price streets, when flames were discovered in the buildings known as...

 2020-09-24 02:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Thursday, Sept. 24...

FOX FOR THE FACTS...

 2020-09-24 02:17 

Delaware County Daily Times

Blake comes up big on game's only shot in Union's blank draw...

It took 92 minutes for the Union and FC Cincinnati to find a shot on target Wednesday night. It took one tremendous play by Andre Blake in the only salvageable...

 2020-09-24 01:45 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phillies Notebook: Bryce Harper has been, will continue to play through back pain...

If Bryce Harper has a sore back, he can take care of it next week, or the week after, or the week after that should the Phillies remain active in...

 2020-09-24 01:30 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: A suicide leaves questions lingering behind...

The Black Lives Matter movement has claimed its first death through suicide, and the victim was white. I mention the race, because it's ironic that this white life did not...

 2020-09-24 00:00 

Delaware State News

Dover hockey seniors hope to learn from tough loss...

DOVER — Last season wasn't an easy one to walk away from for the Senators. Losing to Padua just 1-0 in overtime in the DIAA Division I field hockey state semifinals would leave any team with regrets. And Dover High's players got on the bus b...

 2020-09-23 23:40 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

State police investigating apparent shooting in Edgemoor Wednesday...

More than a dozen police vehicles responded to a shopping center after 5:30 p.m. to a report of three shooting victims....

 2020-09-23 23:29 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Sign owner stands against Biden...

I would like to thank Frank Daniels for his comment on my sign (which reads, "A vote for Joe is a vote for stupid!") and his research on good old Joe ("Take a good look at Biden's plans," Sept. 14). I'm almost 68 years old and have...

 2020-09-23 23:28 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Take a close look at Trump's policies...

It's amazing that in Col. Frank Daniels' letter ("Take a good look at Biden's plans," Sept. 14), he discusses policies espoused by Joe Biden as being those put forth by other Democrats — as if that in and of itself would be a fau...

 2020-09-23 23:26 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Sweeney's service benefits Kent County...

These days it is difficult to find honest, hardworking people who want to help others succeed. Truly thoughtful, caring people who devote a greater part of their lives trying to make hardships a bit easier for others only come around every so often. One s...

 2020-09-23 21:27 

Delaware State News

Anchor Project moves online in youth suicide prevention efforts...

When she started the Anchor Project at Caesar Rodney High School, mental health therapist Christina Eilers wanted to channel the message that "we are all connected." As with many things this year, the Anchor Project has had to evolve, but even wit...

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