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 2020-04-09 01:45 

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Smyrna's Gillis finds his passion in baseball...

DOVER — When he was really little, Jared Gillis wanted to do anything his big sister, Jameria, did. And Jameria was a softball player. So one day, the whole family went to the batting cage. It might have been the first time five-year-old Jared ever ...

 2020-04-09 01:09 

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Sound Off for Thursday, April 9...

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 2020-04-09 00:39 

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Commentary: Testing in the short term will help get us past the crunch...

By Dan Cannon We are well into the first month of major COVID-19 infections in patches around our country, with most of the country awaiting the worst. Unfortunately, we are very much behind the eight ball in the most heavily infected areas, with New York...

 2020-04-08 23:51 

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First responders salute hospital heroes...

LOWER MERION — First responders from Radnor and Lower Merion turned out to give the staff of Bryn Mawr Hospital a round of thanks and support Wednesday evening....

 2020-04-08 23:44 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Eight, including five patients, test positive for coronavirus at Delaware Psychiatric Center...

The people include five patients and three staff members....

 2020-04-08 23:23 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Bernie Sanders, Millsboro PD...

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday...

 2020-04-08 23:11 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

State officials recommend Delaware residents cover their faces in public settings...

The First State recommends Delawareans should cover their faces in public settings to help to protect others from the coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 23:06 

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Social distancing is key when enjoying great outdoors...

This past week was decent fishing up and down the state. It is great to see people getting out and getting some air. Social distancing is occurring in the fishing community. None of us want to fish next to anyone anyway. From freshwater to saltwater, ther...

 2020-04-08 22:34 

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National Guard hands out meals for Appoquinimink students...

MIDDLETOWN — Handing out meals for school children and their families amid the COVID-19 pandemic is just one of the services that exemplifies what the National Guard seeks to do, guardsmen agreed Wednesday. "This is a perfect example," said ...

 2020-04-08 22:30 

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Delaware using rapid test kits for select groups...

SMYRNA — Thousands of rapid test kits for COVID-19 arrived in Delaware and the state is earmarking them for those on the frontlines. The Division of Public Health received 5,000 rapid test kits late last week, which were put to use during a trial-ru...

 2020-04-08 22:13 

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Two arrested after drugs found in vehicle...

ELLENDALE — Two 20-year-old men were arrested after a Monday vehicle pursuit brought the alleged discovery of drugs, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said that at approximately 3:29 a.m., a trooper observ...

 2020-04-08 22:11 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

HUD gives Delaware almost $7 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development gave Delaware almost $7 million to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-04-08 22:10 

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Georgetown controlled burn spreads to structure...

GEORGETOWN — A controlled burn spread to an unoccupied dwelling structure Tuesday morning, causing approximately $40,000 in damage, the Fire Marshal's Office said. According to spokesman Chief Deputy John Galaska, the fire in the 22000 block of ...

 2020-04-08 22:03 

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Carney staffer positive for COVID-19...

DOVER — A member of Gov. John Carney's staff has tested positive for COVID-19. Asked Wednesday about a positive test, a spokesman for the governor said one person was confirmed to have the disease. That individual was sick with mild symptoms. &#...

 2020-04-08 21:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

Braskem employees 'live in' at plant to support COVID fight...

MARCUS HOOK — Being a shut-in is nothing new these days, but for the employees at one local production plant, that means working around the clock to help in the...

 2020-04-08 21:30 

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Chipman students sewing 'Masks from the Heart'...

FELTON — Brynn String and Mylee Wilkie wanted to use their sewing skills to help their community. What followed was bigger than anything the two W.T. Chipman Middle School students could have imagined. The seventh-graders started the Facebook page &...

 2020-04-08 21:25 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware coronavirus cases rise by 188 to 1,116; three more die as state readies for surge...

New Castle County has 636 cases while Kent County has 201 and Sussex has 279 cases. Half the cases, 547, are in the age group of 18-49....

 2020-04-08 21:24 

Delaware County Daily Times

SEPTA cutting lines, schedules today...

SEPTA will close the Millbourne station on its Market-Frankford line as part of a "Lifeline Service Schedule" going into effect today, according to a release....

 2020-04-08 21:16 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Second Delaware inmate and first probation officer test positive for coronavirus...

Another Delaware inmate and a probation officer tested positive for coronavirus, the Delaware Department of Correction announced Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-04-08 21:16 

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More Delaware agriculture employees could be in demand soon...

DOVER — When the prime harvest season arrives, growers need an infusion of workers to come with it. "There aren't any issues at this point, but in a couple months there will be a significant need for workers," Delaware Department of Agri...

 2020-04-08 21:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Some novel ideas for celebrating Passover in time of coronavirus...

Passover begins Sundown April 8 with a Seder. The second Seder occurs on April 9 and the holiday continues until April 16 in the Eve....

 2020-04-08 20:58 

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Bayview Tavern temporarily a convenience store...

BOWERS BEACH — "We've been here a long time, through a lot of storms and a lot of water," said Earl Taylor, owner of The Bayview Tavern in Bowers Beach. However, The Bayview Tavern — which first opened in 1941 — has never had...

 2020-04-08 20:55 

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Nearly 200 more coronavirus cases, including three deaths...

DOVER — Delaware saw almost 200 additional coronavirus cases Wednesday, including three more deaths. There have now been 1,116 laboratory-confirmed cases here, causing 19 deaths, according to the Division of Public Health. A total of 159 people have...

 2020-04-08 20:30 

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Rehoboth Beach Police stop out-of-state cars to enforce quarantine...

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach Police in Delaware announced they are monitoring cars with out-of-state license plates to enforce the governor's mandate for out-of-state visitors to self-quarantine for two weeks. The city of Rehoboth Beach said ...

 2020-04-08 20:28 

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DOC announces two more positive coronavirus cases...

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction Wednesday announced two additional positive COVID-19 test results: Officials say an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna is part of a housing unit that has been carefully monitored by ...

 2020-04-08 20:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Watch out for scammers eager to get your stimulus check, Delaware attorney general warns...

Delaware's Attorney General Kathy Jennings warns Delawareans of scams related to stimulus relief checks....

 2020-04-08 19:26 

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Who do you think is the best downstate boys' basketball of all time?...

Who is the best downstate Delaware boys' basketball of all time?...

 2020-04-08 19:24 

Delaware State News

UN health agency on defensive after Trump slams it on virus...

GENEVA — In a heartfelt plea for unity, the World Health Organization's chief sought Wednesday to rise above sharp criticism and threats of funding cuts from U.S. President Donald Trump over the agency's response to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-08 19:21 

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Maryland health care center establishes COVID-19 rehabilitation unit...

SALISBURY, MD — When COVID-19 patients recover but aren't yet ready to return from the hospital that creates a strain for the healthcare system when it needs to free up medical beds. A rehabilitation unit at the Anchorage Healthcare Center seeks...

 2020-04-08 18:48 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Coronavirus preparation: What it's like at an alternate care site in Delaware...

The Nemours Center for Sports Medicine is one of two alternate care sites in New Castle County where non-coronavirus patients will be transferred if needed....

 2020-04-08 17:55 

Delaware State News

First responders pay tribute to Bayhealth professionals...

On Tuesday night, 20 fire companies and other first responders traveled to Bayhealth hospital and emergency department sites in Smyrna, Dover and Milford to pay tribute to medical professionals. Arriving vehicles blared sirens, flashed lights and read tri...

 2020-04-08 17:43 

Delaware State News

Mayor of Dewey Beach dies after battle with cancer...

John "TJ" Redefer, mayor of Dewey Beach, has died, town officials said Wednesday. After a short battle with cancer, Mr. Redefer passed away on Tuesday, with his wife Bobbie by his side, according to information released by the town. Mr. Redefer se...

 2020-04-08 17:29 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Second Christina board member resigns citing lack of access to information...

Mitchell said she's been kept out of the governing process, and was unable to access last night's virtual board meeting....

 2020-04-08 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Providence Animal Center Pet of the Week: Vanity...

3-year-old Female Domestic Short Hair...

 2020-04-08 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Providence Animal Center Pet of the Week: Titan...

2-year-old Male Mixed Breed...

 2020-04-08 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Providence Animal Center Pet of the Week: Charleston...

11-month-old Male Domestic Shorthairs...

 2020-04-08 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Providence Animal Center Pet of the Week: Brandon...

15-year-old Male Mixed Breed...

 2020-04-08 17:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

PLDPaws Pet of the Week: Scooby...

Scooby is an adorable and unusual mix of Dachshund and Pug. Scooby is a very sweet boy, though he is also timid. He is ready to move on into a...

 2020-04-08 17:03 

Delaware State News

Dorchester County has fifth case of COVID-19...

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — The Dorchester Health Department announced on Tuesday evening a fifth diagnosed case of COVID-19 in the county. The individual is a female in her 30s with no underlying medical conditions, the statement said. She has been directed t...

 2020-04-08 16:20 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Blood Bank of Delmarva collecting plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients in pandemic fight...

Blood Bank of Delmarva joins others in collecting plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat patients with advanced coronavirus....

 2020-04-08 16:01 

Delaware State News

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee...

WASHINGTON— Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vi...

 2020-04-08 15:55 

Delaware County Daily Times

ANIMATED TIMELINE: See how the cases of coronavirus have increased over time across the United States...

The coronavirus started to hit big first on the West Coast in Washington and California, soon, though, New York and New Jersey. Follow this chart to see how the hot...

 2020-04-08 15:53 

Delaware County Daily Times

Wednesday Update: Pennsylvania grows to 16,239 positive coronavirus cases after a jump of 1,680...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed April 8 there are 1,680 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 16,239. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania now...

 2020-04-08 15:10 

Delaware State News

CDC weighs loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus...

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic. The p...

 2020-04-08 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

LISTEN: Voices of the Pandemic presented by Neumann University...

Sean McDonald, WNUW station manager, is recording stories from students and others around the world. He's airing them on the school radio station at 98.5 LP FM....

 2020-04-08 14:19 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Police: Bear spray foils robbery, helps officer find robber...

Police say an attempted robbery was foiled at a Maryland restaurant after an employee sprayed a knife-wielding bandit with bear deterrent spray....

 2020-04-08 14:13 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Ex-inmate Obadiah Miller, who escaped conviction in fatal Vaughn riot, back in jail...

A former Delaware inmate who escaped conviction for his alleged involvement in a fatal prison riot is back behind bars on unrelated charges....

 2020-04-08 14:13 

Delaware County Daily Times

Weddings and events are being postponed, not cancelled, says Drexelbrook CEO...

DREXEL HILL — Postponed, not canceled, that is how Drexelbrook Special Events Center CEO Domenick Savino describes his facility's position during the Coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-08 13:31 

Delaware County Daily Times

PHOTOS: Providence Animal Center provides some smiles to nursing home residents with puppies...

Providence Animal Center donated personal protection equipment and offered some puppy love to Wallingford's ManorCare nursing home staff and residents Monday....

 2020-04-08 13:18 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Two teens injured in Tuesday evening shooting in Wilmington, marking third of the day...

Two teens were injured in a Tuesday night shooting in Wilmington that occurred just hours after a 34-year-old man was also shot in the city, police said....

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