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 2020-08-11 16:19 

Delaware State News

Paper flower store joins the fold in downtown Milford...

MILFORD — The grand opening of Cookie's Paper Petals, a decorative paper flower store on Milford's Southwest Front Street, was a family affair. The small but lively celebration Saturday included four generations of owner Anastasia Jackson...

 2020-08-11 15:53 

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Dover Downs reports multimillion-dollar loss through end of June...

DOVER — Dover Downs saw a net loss of $2.36 million in the second quarter of 2020, with gaming revenues plummeting about 70% compared to last year. Delaware announced its first official COVID-19 case on March 11, and by the end of the month the stat...

 2020-08-11 15:43 

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Letter to the Editor: Children are not immune from virus...

The letter submitted by Spangler Klopp ("Kids need to be in classrooms this fall," July 20) makes several assertions with which I cannot agree. Mr. Klopp makes the point that because the fatality rate from COVID-19 for young people is low (about ....

 2020-08-11 15:41 

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Advocate sees to it that POW/MIA Parkway is 'complete'...

DOVER — Sitting at a red traffic light on the POW/MIA Parkway at the entrance to the Kent County Recreation Center some 16 months ago, Diane Amoroso couldn't believe her eyes. There was a sign at the intersection, but she couldn't make out w...

 2020-08-11 15:31 

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Russia's approval of virus vaccine greeted with some alarm...

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and were studied in only doze...

 2020-08-11 15:30 

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DSU announces death of oldest alumnus at age 106...

DOVER Delaware State University on Tuesday announced the death of Courtney Stevenson, who had been the institution's oldest living graduate at age 106. Mrs. Stevenson passed away on Aug. 5 at Bayhealth Medical Center in Dover, where she was hospitaliz...

 2020-08-11 15:30 

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DSU announces death of oldest alumnus at age 106...

DOVER — Delaware State University on Tuesday announced the death of Courtney Stevenson, who had been the institution's oldest living graduate at age 106. Mrs. Stevenson passed away on Aug. 5 at Bayhealth Medical Center in Dover, where she was ho...

 2020-08-11 15:26 

Delaware County Daily Times

Tuesday Update: Pennsylvania's positive coronavirus cases has risen by 828 and 35 more have died, according to the Department of Health...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed August 11 there are 828 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 120,281. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania...

 2020-08-11 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Community Briefs: Delco COVID-19 Response Fund crosses $500G mark in funds distributed to essential nonprofits...

MEDIA— The Foundation for Delaware County announced its fourteenth round of grants from the Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund. Last week, four grants, totaling $35,000 were distributed, including two $10,000...

 2020-08-11 14:34 

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Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson activated off COVID-19 list...

The Eagles still have one player left on the NFL's Reserve/COVID-19 list....

 2020-08-11 13:50 

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New Castle woman dies after hit-and-run in Newark, police say...

A fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian occurred in Newark early Tuesday morning....

 2020-08-11 13:45 

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Mail carrier pulled from truck after head-on crash causes it to burst into flames...

Bystanders saw the mail carrier trapped in the burning truck and pulled them to safety before first responders could arrive....

 2020-08-11 12:04 

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Police investigate possible shooting in Wilmington's East Side neighborhood late Monday...

Wilmington Police have not commented on the situation....

 2020-08-11 09:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: State creates school opening recommendations as some push for sports to continue; Found bodies lead to investigation; Phillies find the bats behind Nola...

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

 2020-08-11 09:00 

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How the pandemic may have caused Delaware to set record for overdose deaths...

In the first quarter of this year alone, Delaware recorded 112 confirmed drug overdose deaths. By the end of the first half, it reached 190....

 2020-08-11 08:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: August 11, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: The much heralded House of David baseball team will be the opponents of the Upland club on Saturday of this week at the White Hips...

 2020-08-11 02:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phillies Notebook: Joe Girardi yanks away Aaron Nola's best chance to feel complete...

PHILADELPHIA — As good as Aaron Nola has been for large portions of his career, he has never been good at keeping his pitch count low enough to move one...

 2020-08-11 02:21 

Delaware County Daily Times

Academy Park becomes first Delco high school to cancel fall sports...

There will be no fall sports at Academy Park in 2020....

 2020-08-11 01:24 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Tuesday, Aug. 11...

THE PROBLEM WITH JOE...

 2020-08-11 01:12 

Delaware County Daily Times

Summer Baseball: No stopping Surkin as Rays win MSBL finale...

Glen Mills has its sights set on winning a second straight Delco MSBL championship....

 2020-08-11 00:33 

Delaware State News

Fourth-offense DUI charge in Rehoboth Beach...

REHOBOTH BEACH A 32-year-old Milton man was charged with a fourth-offense DUI following a moped crash Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. According to authorities, troopers were dispatched to the 2000 block ...

 2020-08-11 00:26 

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Commentary: NASA Lunar Loo challenge invites public participation...

By Dr. Samuel B. Hoff Giddy after a successful partnership with SpaceX, which saw the first rocket launch and sea-based return of American astronauts in 45 years, NASA must get back to reality: It needs better toilets. At wits' end as to how to solve ...

 2020-08-11 00:18 

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Letter to the Editor: Is Biden segregating the election?...

Joe Biden has unleashed a financial overdose marathon of advertising in a media campaign fund totaling $280 million focused on the minority community. These digital advertisements have been centered on designating Biden's thought process of equality j...

 2020-08-11 00:17 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Focus on vaccine development, not bad policy...

It is clear that our country's fight with COVID-19 is long from over. Though Delaware seems to be entering the later phases of dealing with this virus, as a country, we've a long way to go. I have loved ones that are high risk for COVID-19; needle...

 2020-08-11 00:15 

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Letter to the Editor: Bushweller endorses Rocha...

I write to endorse the candidacy of Gerald Rocha in the August 18 election for Dover City Council, 1st District. I have known Gerald Rocha for several years. He and I worked together on various community activities and initiatives both during my service a...

 2020-08-11 00:15 

Delaware County Daily Times

Joe Girardi still hopeful Rhys Hoskins will turn around slow start...

PHILADELPHIA — Any baseball season all of 11 games old shouldn't present any pivotal moments. But this is the shortest of major league baseball seasons, so everything is played under...

 2020-08-11 00:13 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: US House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol...

The House has approved a bill to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederate leaders from the U.S. Capitol, as well as a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, the author of the 1857 Dred Scott decision that declared African Americans couldn'...

 2020-08-11 00:09 

Delaware State News

Lebanese government resigns after Beirut blast, public anger...

BEIRUT — Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job Monday in the wake of the catastrophic explosion in Beirut that has triggered public outrage, saying he has come to the conclusion that corruption in the country is "bigger than the...

 2020-08-11 00:07 

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Family crisis therapists engage Delaware children...

WILMINGTON — Despite COVID-19, family crisis therapists with the Delaware Children's Department have continued to engage families with targeted early intervention programming to further social and development skills this summer. The K-5 Family C...

 2020-08-11 00:00 

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Scenic Delaware: Mighty Mispillion...

Kathleen Abbott of Milford took this photograph on the Misipillion River in Milford June 12....

 2020-08-10 23:29 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to the Editor: A history lesson for Christine Flowers...

To the Times:...

 2020-08-10 23:14 

Delaware County Daily Times

Jake Voracek, Michael Raffl's statuses a secret as playoffs loom for Flyers...

When Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault hasn't been allowed to disclose information about his players' health, he usually substitutes an explanation that the NHL's restart agreement with its players association...

 2020-08-10 22:58 

Delaware State News

Carper sets stage with ENCORES bill to support live entertainment venues...

MILTON — Live entertainment venues look to get a boost, as Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., discussed his newly introduced bill at Milton Theatre on Monday, which will give live entertainment venues across the country a tax credit to make up for revenue los...

 2020-08-10 22:21 

Delaware State News

Delaware announces $40 million in COVID-19 housing assistance...

WILMINGTON — Citing the fears of many Delawareans challenged to make rent and mortgage payments during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, state leaders announced on Monday that $40 million in assistance is now available for those most affected. With the...

 2020-08-10 21:58 

Delaware State News

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not about to blink. The Democratic leader has been here before, negotiating a deal with the White House to save the U.S. economy, and lessons from the Great Recession are now punctuating the coronavirus talk...

 2020-08-10 21:49 

Delaware State News

USDA to invest up to $360 million in conservation...

WASHINGTON — USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service Friday invited potential conservation partners to submit project applications for federal funding through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program.NRCS will award up to $360 million...

 2020-08-10 21:32 

Delaware State News

Delaware State Police release name of airman in fatal crash...

DOVER Delaware State Police on Monday publicly identified an airman who died in a motorcycle crash near Dover Air Force Base last week. Airman 1st Class Cameron Presnell, 20, of Wilmington, North Carolina, was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday's ...

 2020-08-10 21:31 

Delaware State News

Health officials are quitting or getting fired amid outbreak...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vilified, threatened with violence and in some cases suffering from burnout, dozens of state and local public health officials around the U.S. have resigned or have been fired amid the coronavirus outbreak, a testament to how...

 2020-08-10 21:28 

Delaware State News

Group plans to spend $1 million opposing governor's reelection...

DOVER — A group formed to pressure the state over Chancery Court rulings has pledged to spend at least $1 million on ads opposing Gov. John Carney's reelection campaign. Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware, an organization created after Chancer...

 2020-08-10 21:27 

Delaware State News

No federal relief leaves states, cities facing big deficits...

State and local government officials across the U.S. have been on edge for months about how to keep basic services running while covering rising costs related to the coronavirus outbreak as tax revenue plummeted.It's now clear that anxiety will last a...

 2020-08-10 21:10 

Delaware State News

Rolling average of COVID cases drops below 4% in Delaware...

DOVER — Delaware's seven-day rolling average of percentage of positive COVID-19 tests dropped below 4% for the first time since July 11, according to data released by the Delaware Division of Public Health. The percent positive rate for Monday w...

 2020-08-10 21:02 

Delaware State News

Dover area to receive help from Team Rubicon for storm cleanup...

DOVER — The city of Dover will get much-needed assistance in cleaning up some of the debris and yard waste left in the wake of Tropical Storm Asaias last week. Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization comprised mainly of veterans and first responders,...

 2020-08-10 20:48 

Delaware State News

AL Aux. Unit 28 seeks Make a Difference Day donations...

MILLSBORO — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will observe the annual National Make a Difference Day by preparing community emergency preparedness bags to be distributed to the community.The Auxiliary needs the community's help with donations of...

 2020-08-10 20:29 

Delaware State News

Two to vie for vacant 1st District seat on Dover City Council...

DOVER — Gerald Rocha Sr. and William Garfinkel are seeking to have a voice on Dover City Council in hopes to winning the 1st District seat that was left vacant by Tanner Polce in July. Mr. Polce's spot on city council expires in May 2021. Both c...

 2020-08-10 20:08 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Dover Air Force member killed in Friday's motorcycle crash identified...

The name of the victim in Friday's single-vehicle crash on the Puncheon Run Connector has been released....

 2020-08-10 19:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware rolls out financial aid for renters, homeowners late on rent, mortgage payments...

Delaware is going to spend $40 million to help residents who are struggling to pay rent or mortgages during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-10 19:28 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Tornado in Delaware: Investigators confirm 3rd twister of the week touched down Friday...

The National Weather Service estimates wind speeds reached 105 mph....

 2020-08-10 19:26 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Starting Alec Burks would benefit Joel Embiid...

If Joel Embiid is out for any length of time, the Sixers, who have three restart games remaining before the start of the playoffs, are in big trouble....

 2020-08-10 19:02 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

How Darius Slay is changing the way the Eagles play defense...

Darius Slay welcomes the responsibility of becoming the key to the success of the Eagles' secondary....

 2020-08-10 18:20 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Route 1 southbound ramp to Route 273 closed due to vehicle fire...

The off-ramp from Route 1 south to Route 273 is currently closed due to a vehicle fire, the Delaware Department of Transportation said....

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