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Discussion Sparked on Kent County's "Dangerous" Animal Ban

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DOVER, Del. -- John Zalewski of Kent County says he'd like to keep poison dart frogs at his home near Milford, something he thinks would not be blocked by the state's permitting process for exotic animals. However, Zalewski claims he was told by Kent County the frogs would be classified as dangerous animals, even though he said the amphibians are not poisonous when held in captivity. "I'd put one in my mouth or whatever. They're completely harmless," he said. Kent Co...

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Ocean City Postpones Median Project

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Ocean City median project has been postponed till fall of 2018. 

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Wicomico County Hires New Finance Director

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Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced the replacement of former finance director Leslie Lewis.  

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5 Arrested in Kent County Human Trafficking Case

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The Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Delaware Department of Justice, arrested five people in connection with a human trafficking case. 

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Fire Officials Say Two Dogs Died in an Early Morning House Fire

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The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house fire that is believed to have killed two dogs. 

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Delaware Auditor's Office Issues Report on Correctional Overtime

The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC) The James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna, Del. (Photo: WBOC)
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More than a third of Delaware's budgeted funding for overtime is being spent in the Department of Correction with some correctional officers earning more than their entire year's salary in overtime, according to a report from the state auditor's office. 

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Delaware Ag Officials Warn About Fire Ants

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State agriculture authorities are alerting local businesses and buyers of tropical nursery stock of the recent detection of fire ants in a shipment of palm trees imported from Florida. 

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Updated: Man Dead in Domestic Incident Involving Off-duty Delaware State Trooper

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Authorities say an off-duty Delaware state trooper used her service weapon to shoot and kill her boyfriend in a domestic incident.
    

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Milford Woman Accused of Disorderly Conduct at Former Place of Work

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A Milford, Del. woman has been arrested for disorderly conduct at a medical facility where police say she was told her services were no longer needed.

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Police: Milford Man Caught Using Stolen Credit Card

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A Milford man has been arrested for burglary after police say he was found with someone else's credit card.

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  • Discussion Sparked on Kent County's "Dangerous" Animal Ban

    Discussion Sparked on Kent County's "Dangerous" Animal Ban

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:46:41 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:46:41 GMT

    DOVER, Del. -- John Zalewski of Kent County says he'd like to keep poison dart frogs at his home near Milford, something he thinks would not be blocked by the state's permitting process for exotic animals. However, Zalewski claims he was told by Kent County the frogs would be classified as dangerous animals, even though he said the amphibians are not poisonous when held in captivity. "I'd put one in my mouth or whatever. They're completely harmless," he said. Kent Co...

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    DOVER, Del. -- John Zalewski of Kent County says he'd like to keep poison dart frogs at his home near Milford, something he thinks would not be blocked by the state's permitting process for exotic animals. However, Zalewski claims he was told by Kent County the frogs would be classified as dangerous animals, even though he said the amphibians are not poisonous when held in captivity. "I'd put one in my mouth or whatever. They're completely harmless," he said. Kent Co...

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  • 5 Arrested in Kent County Human Trafficking Case

    5 Arrested in Kent County Human Trafficking Case

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:59:41 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:59:41 GMT

    The Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Delaware Department of Justice, arrested five people in connection with a human trafficking case. 

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    The Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Delaware Department of Justice, arrested five people in connection with a human trafficking case. 

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  • Fire Officials Say Two Dogs Died in an Early Morning House Fire

    Fire Officials Say Two Dogs Died in an Early Morning House Fire

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:35:05 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:35:05 GMT

    The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house fire that is believed to have killed two dogs. 

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    The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house fire that is believed to have killed two dogs. 

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  • Ocean City Postpones Median Project

    Ocean City Postpones Median Project

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:20:09 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:20:09 GMT

    Ocean City median project has been postponed till fall of 2018. 

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    Ocean City median project has been postponed till fall of 2018. 

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  • Wicomico County Hires New Finance Director

    Wicomico County Hires New Finance Director

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:30:22 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:30:22 GMT

    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced the replacement of former finance director Leslie Lewis.  

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    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced the replacement of former finance director Leslie Lewis.  

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  • Authorities: Stabbing of Black Student Possible Hate Crime

    Authorities: Stabbing of Black Student Possible Hate Crime

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-05-22 14:39:04 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-05-22 14:39:04 GMT

    The FBI is investigating the fatal stabbing of a black student visiting the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student with ties to a Facebook group that posts disparaging material about African Americans was arrested in his death, authorities say.

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    The FBI is investigating the fatal stabbing of a black student visiting the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student with ties to a Facebook group that posts disparaging material about African Americans was arrested in his death, authorities say.

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