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 2020-01-20 12:00 

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Hunn Nature Park...

Karla Spencer of Hartly took this photo at Hunn Nature Park in Dover on Dec. 23. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where yo...

 2020-01-20 11:43 

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The Heron's Nest: Big Red is going back to the Super Bowl; MLK Day activities in Delco...

They are the words made famous by Andy Reid....

 2020-01-20 10:46 

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Morning Briefing: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King; Firefighter charged in sex assault; Andy Reid gets back to Super Bowl with Chiefs...

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

 2020-01-20 10:06 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Why is Doug Pederson taking the blame for Eagles' season?...

It's rare, if not unprecedented, to see so much staff turnover on a team that made the playoffs for three straight seasons....

 2020-01-20 10:01 

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'Control over timing, manner of death is not, nor should it be, goal of medicine:' Opinion...

'If made legal, assciated suicide can easily move from the option of last resort to an option considered much earlier in the end of life journey.'...

 2020-01-20 10:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

In today's America, hate can be anywhere...

Two Maryland towns, each just miles from the Delaware state line, are the homes of men accused of belonging to a racist group that the FBI says is seeking to violently create a...

 2020-01-20 10:00 

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Building homes, life foundations: AmeriCorps volunteers gain lessons for future...

SEAFORD — Coastal Delaware's beaches offer the bait to lure people from many parts of America to Sussex County. Commitment to help others is what brought young adults Jared Foster, Ariel Bohls, Adaline Morgan, Ash Egyud and Sam Stewart to Sussex...

 2020-01-20 10:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

The views of those dying should drive discussion about medical aid to end lives: Opinion...

It's interesting to hear from physicians, faith leaders, and others, this lawmaker says. But when it comes to aid in dying, ask the dying....

 2020-01-20 09:44 

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Today in History: Jan. 20, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: The operation of the Wilson line steamers between this city, Philadelphia and Wilmington, was discontinued this morning until the ice in the river will permit...

 2020-01-20 09:00 

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MCA students raise funds for annual Polar Bear Plunge...

MILFORD — For a week this month, there were quite a few polar bear paws throughout the building of Milford Central Academy. The polar bear "paws" — comprising of a sugar cookie with chocolate chips (to make the paw print), topped with ...

 2020-01-20 08:30 

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Sound Off for Monday, Jan. 20...

UNHAPPY ENDING...

 2020-01-20 07:57 

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Commentary: Too many people aren't earning enough to get by...

Here we go again. As soon as raising the state's minimum wage is mentioned, out of the woods comes Dr. John E. Stapleford scaring up the public with doom of businesses closing their doors should such an increase occur. ("Minimum wage hike would bu...

 2020-01-20 06:55 

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Letter to the Editor: People's Place sends thanks...

The generosity and kindness People's Place experienced during the 2019 holiday season was astounding and the agency is grateful to each and every individual that helped make this time of year special for so many in need. Starting in November and throu...

 2020-01-20 05:52 

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Speak Out: USMCA deal...

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial...

 2020-01-20 05:00 

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Letter From the Editor: A dream rooted in the reality of today...

I have a dream, too....

 2020-01-20 02:16 

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Colleges: Peters records rare triple-double for Widener...

Triple-doubles may be common in the NBA but are a rarity on the Division III level, which is what made Jared Peters' performance in Widener's 82-68 romp over Hood on...

 2020-01-20 01:49 

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Penn State hires former Purdue standout Stubblefield as WRs coach...

Penn State football coach James Franklin filled the remaining vacancy on his staff when he hired former Purdue star Taylor Stubblefield as wide receivers coach Sunday....

 2020-01-20 01:19 

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Sound Off for Sunday, Jan. 19...

ON THE BEACH...

 2020-01-20 01:17 

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Guest Column: An ode to the Lorraine Motel...

Grief ambushed me in the parking lot,...

 2020-01-20 01:13 

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Guest Column: On King's Day, respecting lessons of past, present...

Shortly before his murder, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. claimed to have been to the mountain top and seen the promised land on the other side. This time...

 2020-01-20 00:15 

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Adoptable dogs evacuated from Puerto Rico land in Georgetown...

GEORGETOWN Thirty adoptable dogs from shelters in earthquake-ravaged Puerto Rico touched down in Georgetown Sunday morning, hoping to find forever homes here in America. The Brandywine Valley SPCA received the dogs on the emergency evacuation flight facil...

 2020-01-19 21:38 

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No give: Trump's impeachment defense, prosecutors dig in...

WASHINGTON — Advocates for and against President Donald Trump gave no ground Sunday on his Senate impeachment trial, digging in on whether a crime is required for his conviction and removal and whether witnesses will be called. But even as Trump'...

 2020-01-19 21:27 

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Violence escalates in Beirut as protesters clash with police...

BEIRUT — Security forces fired tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets in clashes Sunday with hundreds of anti-government protesters outside Lebanon's Parliament, as violence continued to escalate in a week of rioting. At least 114 people wer...

 2020-01-19 20:39 

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Sixers: Korkmaz shooting way to an important role...

Anybody who predicted Furkan Korkmaz, seemingly unwanted heading into summer, would be the 76ers' top bench scorer midway through 2019-20 deserves a prize....

 2020-01-19 20:00 

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MERR Institute reminds public about seals on beaches...

LEWES — The MERR Institute reminds the public to watch for seals present along Delaware beaches and other waterways through April. It is common at this time of the year to see seals on area beaches, docks, and other locations where they can get out ...

 2020-01-19 18:00 

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DelDOT announces new E-bidding process...

Delaware Department of Transportation has begun accepting electronic bids online with the new Bid Express service...

 2020-01-19 17:52 

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Television: Bateman needs to come back to life on HBO's 'The Outsider'...

I'd been missing actor Jason Bateman....

 2020-01-19 14:58 

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Planning a winter vacation? Here are some community-sponsored trips...

Editor's Note: Trip information must be emailed to vcarey@delcotimes by noon Thursday. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All trips will appear online. Print is based on a...

 2020-01-19 13:27 

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Police, neighbors rescue woman, three children from roof as fire hits house in Chester...

Residents were trapped in a fire Saturday night on the 1200 block of Honan Street in Chester....

 2020-01-19 13:00 

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Donna Mitchell, Dover's city manager, to retire in October...

Dover City Manager Donna Mitchell will be retiring from the city effective Oct. 30, finishing a career of more than 30 years within the city of Dover....

 2020-01-19 12:32 

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Morning Briefing: Despite weather, Women's March takes to streets; Groom gets probation after sex assault accusation at reception; 76ers might have found a new star...

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

 2020-01-19 12:00 

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Whistlefield Way, Smyrna...

Martha Alexander took this photo of the first sunrise of 2020 looking out her front door at 131 Whistlefield Way, Smyrna. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, wher...

 2020-01-19 11:51 

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Today in History: Jan. 19, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: Members of Darby Post No. 309, American Legion, have forwarded a letter to the Commanding General of the Eastern Department at Governor's Island, N.Y., citing...

 2020-01-19 10:00 

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Beebe eyes Milton campus in expansion plan...

MILTON — Beebe Healthcare's growth plans include expansion into the Milton area. As a tenant, Beebe intends to provide a variety of services at a Milton office campus, plans for which are currently being considered by Milton's planning and z...

 2020-01-19 09:30 

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Full senior tax break may return...

DOVER — In 2017, facing a budget crunch, legislators cut a school property tax subsidy for seniors by 20 percent, reducing it from $500 to $400. Since then, the state's financial situation has improved considerably, prompting a number of lawmake...

 2020-01-19 09:00 

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Purposity app connects community to Capital School District students in need...

DOVER — Though a student may only be in class for part of their day, it's important to meet the needs of the whole child, said Rod Fesel, McKinney-Vento/truancy liaison for Capital School District. "If you want to maximize the child's ed...

 2020-01-19 07:49 

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Commentary: Let's retrain Delaware's most vulnerable workers...

Exasperated, I yelled out, "I'm calling an electrician!" because my frustration level reached a boiling point. While I can handle simple electrical tasks, I'm not interested in hurting myself or causing a real problem by taking on a projec...

 2020-01-19 06:48 

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Letter to the Editor: Too good to be true...

Got a phone call, verified name and address. "Congrats, you won first place in Publisher's Clearing House, 3.5 million, are you interested"? Yes "Your confirmation number is CH005505 USA, also $5000 per week for life. An attorney will cont...

 2020-01-19 05:45 

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Speak Out: 'Impartial justice'...

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of "impartial justice" as jurors on the president's fate. House prosecutors recited the char...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Letter to the Editor: Racial attitudes aren't going away anytime soon...

When I read Christine Flowers' article "Working to get past the color of our skin" published last Sunday, Jan. 12, I thought I had written it. No, I would not...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Christine Flowers: A rude introduction to the new Delco D.A....

I've been listening to Dom Giordano for almost 30 years. I started when he was part of that legendary stable of talk radio talent at WWDB, broadcasting alongside of icons...

 2020-01-19 02:57 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sixers Notebook: Defensive strength snaps road losing streak...

NEW YORK — As the Sixers edged deeper into the second half of the season with a game Saturday against the team with the third worst record in the NBA,...

 2020-01-19 01:35 

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Gedaka helps 'Nova cruise past Georgetown...

Mary Gedaka recorded double figures in scoring for the 69th time in her career as the Villanova women's basketball team cruised to a 74-53 victory over Georgetown Saturday....

 2020-01-19 01:32 

Delaware County Daily Times

Long break might make difference for Flyers down the stretch...

VOORHEES, N.J. — Feeling good about themselves again as they came home for a game against the Montreal Canadiens earlier this week, the Flyers could look at what they had...

 2020-01-19 01:22 

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Senators, Allen rally to shock Pa.'s O'Hara...

WILMINGTON — For three quarters, it looked like Dover High's boys' basketball team was just going to have to chalk this one up to experience. It's not that the Senators were playing poorly. Philadelphia's Cardinal O'Hara, though,...

 2020-01-19 00:00 

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Prosecutors secure convictions in Sussex County homicides...

WILMINGTON — A Sussex County Judge has found Millsboro's A.J. McMullen guilty of murder, the Delaware Department of Justice announced. On Nov. 17, 2016, a passerby discovered Darrin Gibbs, also of Millsboro, lying face down on Monroe Street with...

 2020-01-18 22:48 

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House Democrats, White House lay out arguments before trial...

WASHINGTON — House Democrats say in a brief filed ahead of impeachment trial arguments that President Donald Trump "abandoned his oath to faithfully execute the laws and betrayed his public trust." They also called his conduct the "worst...

 2020-01-18 22:44 

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Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico — Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried to push their way across a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala. No...

 2020-01-18 22:00 

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Stephanie Preece of Dover named Delaware Mother of the Year...

Stephanie Preece of Dover was recently announced as the 2020 Delaware Mother of the Year....

 2020-01-18 20:00 

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Delaware Veterans Coalition to meet on January 27...

DOVER — The Delaware Veterans Coalition will hold its bimonthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. at FOP Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. The meeting will include the election of president, vice president, treasurer and secretary to two-...

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