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Thousands Flock to Delaware Kite Festival

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Hundreds of kites filled the air above the Cape Henlopen State Park for the 46th annual Delaware Kite Festival. Despite some chilly winds, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce said that more than 3,000 people came for the event. They said the event meant more than just fun though, telling WBOC that it creates a large economic boom each year. In the air, various kites could be seen from a multi-colored pelican to a gigantic Garfield, and everything in between.
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Economist Examines Maryland Minimum Wage Bill

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In a plan approved by the legislature, full-time minimum-wage workers in Maryland will ultimately make about $875 less annually than they would have under the governor's proposed timetable, an economic analyst said. Legislators voted last week to have Maryland's minimum wage reach $10.10 an hour by July 2018, whereas Gov. Martin O'Malley originally wanted it to reach that amount by July 2016.
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Bethany Streetscape Project Won't Make Summer Deadline

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The Bethany Beach Streetscape Project to reconstruct Garfield Parkway will go on hiatus from mid-may to October 14th, 2014. More>>

Pastor Carries Cross from Georgetown to Rehoboth Beach

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GEORGETOWN, Del.- About 16 miles separates Georgetown from Rehoboth Beach. That may not sound like a long distance. But picture doing it by foot."We're carrying a cross all the way from the circle in Georgetown on route 9 all the way to Rehoboth," said Pastor Joel Hitchcock of River City Church. Pastor Hitchcock alongside others spent Good Friday carrying a cross. His logic behind it all was simple."The reason for carrying this cross is to remind people of the main reason for Easter."When we ... More>>

Second Strand of Flu Hits Northeast

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NEW YORK (AP) - A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast. Months ago, the flu season seemed to be winding down. But health officials on Friday reported widespread flu-like illnesses in six states. Rhode Island is the latest to join the list which includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey and New York. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the flu season started in December and peaked by mid-January, and most of the illnesses were swine flu. But... More>>

Some Delmarva Customers Concerned After Michaels Data Breach

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If you happen to shop at Michael's Arts and Crafts, the retail chain says that about 3 million payment cards may have been hit in this latest security breach. More>>

Delmarva Chicken Festival to End in 2014

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The Delmarva Chicken Festival is making its last run this year after 65 years on the Delmarva Peninsula. More>>

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  • Bethany Streetscape Project Won't Make Summer Deadline

    Bethany Streetscape Project Won't Make Summer Deadline

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:32:04 GMT
    The Bethany Beach Streetscape Project to reconstruct Garfield Parkway will go on hiatus from mid-may to October 14th, 2014.More
    The Bethany Beach Streetscape Project to reconstruct Garfield Parkway will go on hiatus from mid-may to October 14th, 2014.More
  • Pastor Carries Cross from Georgetown to Rehoboth Beach

    Pastor Carries Cross from Georgetown to Rehoboth Beach

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:22:29 GMT
    GEORGETOWN, Del.- About 16 miles separates Georgetown from Rehoboth Beach. That may not sound like a long distance. But picture doing it by foot."We're carrying a cross all the way from the circle in Georgetown on route 9 all the way to Rehoboth," said Pastor Joel Hitchcock of River City Church. Pastor Hitchcock alongside others spent Good Friday carrying a cross. His logic behind it all was simple."The reason for carrying this cross is to remind people of the main reason for Easter."When we ...More
    GEORGETOWN, Del.- About 16 miles separates Georgetown from Rehoboth Beach. That may not sound like a long distance. But picture doing it by foot."We're carrying a cross all the way from the circle in Georgetown on route 9 all the way to Rehoboth," said Pastor Joel Hitchcock of River City Church. Pastor Hitchcock alongside others spent Good Friday carrying a cross. His logic behind it all was simple."The reason for carrying this cross is to remind people of the main reason for Easter."When we ...More
  • Thousands Flock to Delaware Kite Festival

    Thousands Flock to Delaware Kite Festival

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:40:06 GMT
    Hundreds of kites filled the air above the Cape Henlopen State Park for the 46th annual Delaware Kite Festival. Despite some chilly winds, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce said that more than 3,000 people came for the event. They said the event meant more than just fun though, telling WBOC that it creates a large economic boom each year. In the air, various kites could be seen from a multi-colored pelican to a gigantic Garfield, and everything in between.More
    Hundreds of kites filled the air above the Cape Henlopen State Park for the 46th annual Delaware Kite Festival. Despite some chilly winds, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce said that more than 3,000 people came for the event. They said the event meant more than just fun though, telling WBOC that it creates a large economic boom each year. In the air, various kites could be seen from a multi-colored pelican to a gigantic Garfield, and everything in between.
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  • Economist Examines Maryland Minimum Wage Bill

    Economist Examines Maryland Minimum Wage Bill

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:34:34 GMT
    In a plan approved by the legislature, full-time minimum-wage workers in Maryland will ultimately make about $875 less annually than they would have under the governor's proposed timetable, an economic analyst said. Legislators voted last week to have Maryland's minimum wage reach $10.10 an hour by July 2018, whereas Gov. Martin O'Malley originally wanted it to reach that amount by July 2016.More
    In a plan approved by the legislature, full-time minimum-wage workers in Maryland will ultimately make about $875 less annually than they would have under the governor's proposed timetable, an economic analyst said. Legislators voted last week to have Maryland's minimum wage reach $10.10 an hour by July 2018, whereas Gov. Martin O'Malley originally wanted it to reach that amount by July 2016.
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  • Oxford-Bellevue Ferry Reopens on Bay for 2014

    Oxford-Bellevue Ferry Reopens on Bay for 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:12:10 GMT
    The ferry between Oxford and Bellevue in Talbot County will begin operating again this year in time for the Easter weekend.More
    The ferry between Oxford and Bellevue in Talbot County will begin operating again this year in time for the Easter weekend.More
  • Stolen Truck Found In Connection To Deadly Home Invasion

    Stolen Truck Found In Connection To Deadly Home Invasion

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 08:40:41 GMT
    Maryland State Police are continuing to search for the suspect involved in a home invasion turned homicide early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
    Maryland State Police are continuing to search for the suspect involved in a home invasion turned homicide early Wednesday morning in Salisbury.More
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  • Harwood named ECAC All-Star

    Harwood named ECAC All-Star

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:07:02 GMT
    CENTERVILLE, Mass. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced its 2013-14 Division III South Men's Basketball All-Star teams and senior Tim Harwood was honored for his outstanding play during the season, the organization announced. The Rockville, Md., native led the Sea Gulls with 14.2 points per game, which was tied for the seventh-highest average in the Capital Athletic Conference and for those efforts was named a Second-Team All-Star. Harwood hit on 47.5 percent of his three-point...More
    CENTERVILLE, Mass. - The Eastern College Athletic Conference announced its 2013-14 Division III South Men's Basketball All-Star teams and senior Tim Harwood was honored for his outstanding play during the season, the organization announced. The Rockville, Md., native led the Sea Gulls with 14.2 points per game, which was tied for the seventh-highest average in the Capital Athletic Conference and for those efforts was named a Second-Team All-Star. Harwood hit on 47.5 percent of his three-point...More
  • Wesley College Baseball Advances, Defeating St. Mary’s in CAC Tourney

    Wesley College Baseball Advances, Defeating St. Mary’s in CAC Tourney

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:00:12 GMT
    YORK, Pa. – In just under two hours, the Wesley College baseball team defeated St. Mary's, 6-1, in an elimination game of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon at York's Jaquet Field. The Wolverines (16-14) will take on the loser of the Salisbury/Christopher Newport matchup on Saturday, April 19, at 4 pm. Eric Willey scattered just five hits and allowed just one run over seven innings to pick up his fourth win of the season. The sophomore from Seaford, Del., also stru...More
    YORK, Pa. – In just under two hours, the Wesley College baseball team defeated St. Mary's, 6-1, in an elimination game of the Capital Athletic Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon at York's Jaquet Field. The Wolverines (16-14) will take on the loser of the Salisbury/Christopher Newport matchup on Saturday, April 19, at 4 pm. Eric Willey scattered just five hits and allowed just one run over seven innings to pick up his fourth win of the season. The sophomore from Seaford, Del., also stru...More
  • Marathon Ends With Shorebirds Walkoff

    Marathon Ends With Shorebirds Walkoff

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:59 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:59:35 GMT
    The Delmarva Shorebirds needed 15 innings to score their first run, but that was all it took on Wednesday night.More
    The Delmarva Shorebirds needed 15 innings to score their first run, but that was all it took on Wednesday night.More
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  • Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

    Sub search for missing plane to be done in week

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:01 AM EDT2014-04-19 07:01:41 GMT
    The search coordination center says an underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week,...More
    An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming...More
  • Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

    Search resumes for bodies in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:27 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...More
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the...More
  • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

    4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:52:05 GMT
    By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are...More
    By The Associated Press Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of...More



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