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  • Damaged I-495 in Delaware Partially Reopens

    Damaged I-495 in Delaware Partially Reopens

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:10:50 GMT
    DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC) - Delaware transportation officials partially reopened a bridge on a key East Coast interstate that was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting. Officials said southbound lanes of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River reopened Thursday afternoon, about a month earlier than expected. Officials said repairs have gone faster than expected. A jacking operation to realign the south side of the bridge was completed about midday Thursda...More
    DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC) - Delaware transportation officials partially reopened a bridge on a key East Coast interstate that was closed in early June because several supporting columns were tilting. Officials said southbound lanes of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River reopened Thursday afternoon, about a month earlier than expected. Officials said repairs have gone faster than expected. A jacking operation to realign the south side of the bridge was completed about midday Thursda...More
  • South Bethany Prepares for New House Height Ordinance

    South Bethany Prepares for New House Height Ordinance

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:43:51 GMT
    SOUTH BETHANY, Del. - The South Bethany Town Council will vote on an ordinance that would extend the maximum height a home could be as long as the homeowner adds freeboard as well. Currently, the height maximum is at 32 feet. More
    SOUTH BETHANY, Del. - The South Bethany Town Council will vote on an ordinance that would extend the maximum height a home could be as long as the homeowner adds freeboard as well. Currently, the height maximum is at 32 feet. More
  • Delaware Making Moves in Protecting Servicemembers from Predatory Lenders

    Delaware Making Moves in Protecting Servicemembers from Predatory Lenders

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:39:55 GMT
    Delaware has been taking big steps to protect our servicemen and women from predatory lending.More
    Delaware has been taking big steps to protect our servicemen and women from predatory lending.More
  • Natural Resources Police Kicks Off Campaign To Protect Crabs

    Natural Resources Police Kicks Off Campaign To Protect Crabs

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:31:11 GMT
    It's a stern, but playful message from the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Don't get pinched.More
    It's a stern, but playful message from the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Don't get pinched.More
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  • Virginia Representative Eric Cantor Bids Farewell

    Virginia Representative Eric Cantor Bids Farewell

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:24:29 GMT
    Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he said is rife with instability and terror.More
    Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he said is rife with instability and terror.
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  • Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:46:29 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
  • Stalled Sports Complex a Reminder of Civic Center

    Stalled Sports Complex a Reminder of Civic Center

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:37:18 GMT
    Every day the Kent County Regional Sports Complex is stuck in neutral the sports complex begins to look more and more like it will suffer the same fate as another dream for some in central Delaware, the Delaware Civic Center.More
    Every day the Kent County Regional Sports Complex is stuck in neutral the sports complex begins to look more and more like it will suffer the same fate as another dream for some in central Delaware, the Delaware Civic Center.More
  • Psychiatric Exam Ordered for Va. Teen Slaying Suspect

    Psychiatric Exam Ordered for Va. Teen Slaying Suspect

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:48:30 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy charged in adult court in the assault of a young girl and the killing of her 8-year-old brother has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.More
    A 16-year-old boy charged in adult court in the assault of a young girl and the killing of her 8-year-old brother has been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
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  • Local K-9s Receive Life-Saving Heat Alarms

    Local K-9s Receive Life-Saving Heat Alarms

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:17:03 GMT
    K-9s at the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office are now equipped with two life-saving heat alarms, thanks to a donation from the Salisbury Maryland Kennel Club Charitable Trust.More
    K-9s at the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office are now equipped with two life-saving heat alarms, thanks to a donation from the Salisbury Maryland Kennel Club Charitable Trust.More
  • Dozens Volunteer to Cleanup Va. Campground

    Dozens Volunteer to Cleanup Va. Campground

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:45:50 GMT
    One week after an EF1 tore through the Cherrystone Family Campground in Northampton County, dozens of volunteers spent a few hours cleaning up the campground to help get it ready to open on Friday.More
    One week after an EF1 tore through the Cherrystone Family Campground in Northampton County, dozens of volunteers spent a few hours cleaning up the campground to help get it ready to open on Friday. More
  • Sex Abuse Settlement Drained by Victim's Family

    Sex Abuse Settlement Drained by Victim's Family

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:22:51 GMT
    A Delaware judge says much of the settlement money for a man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest has been spent by family members on cars, jewelry and other property.More
    A Delaware judge says much of the settlement money for a man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest has been spent by family members on cars, jewelry and other property.More
  • Easton Woman Charged with Murder of Virginia Tech Student

    Easton Woman Charged with Murder of Virginia Tech Student

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:48:41 GMT
    A 22-year-old Easton, Md. woman has been charged with both first- and second-degree murder in Virginia's Montgomery County Circuit Court.More
    A 22-year-old Easton, Md. woman has been charged with both first- and second-degree murder in Virginia's Montgomery County Circuit Court.More
  • Speedway to Host 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

    Speedway to Host 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:46:07 GMT
    Dover International Speedway will host its ninth annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive on September 11. The event will take place in the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donors will receive a complimentary pair of tickets to the NASCAR Nationwide Series race, scheduled for September 27 at the Speedway.More
    Dover International Speedway will host its ninth annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive on September 11. The event will take place in the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donors will receive a complimentary pair of tickets to the NASCAR Nationwide Series race, scheduled for September 27 at the Speedway.More
  • Key Prosecution Witness Heard in Ex-Va. Gov Trial

    Key prosecution witness heard in ex-Va. gov trial

    The prosecution's star witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife says Maureen McDonnell was an enthusiastic supporter of the dietary supplement he was trying to sell.


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    The prosecution's star witness in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife says Maureen McDonnell was an enthusiastic supporter of the dietary supplement he was trying to sell.More
  • Delaware Holds Event to Help Veterans

    Delaware holds event to help veterans

    Veterans and military servicemembers in Delaware are being cautioned to be aware of financial scams aimed at taking advantage of them.More
    Veterans and military servicemembers in Delaware are being cautioned to be aware of financial scams aimed at taking advantage of them.More
  • Cambridge Prepares for Million Dollar Maryland Avenue Project

    Cambridge Prepares for Million Dollar Maryland Avenue Project

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:27:10 GMT
    If there is one thing Cambridge has struggled with, it is trying to get people off Route 50 and into the downtown area. Now, some city officials say they think they have the solution, and it lies in one of the main gateways downtown.More
    If there is one thing Cambridge has struggled with, it is trying to get people off Route 50 and into the downtown area. Now, some city officials say they think they have the solution, and it lies in one of the main gateways downtown.More
  • As U.S. Economy Accelerates, Fed Remains Cautious

    As U.S. Economy Accelerates, Fed Remains Cautious

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:04:44 GMT
    After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter.More
    After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fast 4 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter.More
  • Del. State Fair Attendance up by about 25 Percent

    Del. State Fair Attendance up by about 25 Percent

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:55:19 GMT
    Attendance at the 2014 Delaware State Fair was up about 25 percent from its 2013 total.More
    Attendance at the 2014 Delaware State Fair was up about 25 percent from its 2013 total.More
  • Easton Woman Accused of Punching Denny's Employee

    Easton Woman Accused of Punching Denny's Employee

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:52:04 GMT
    Easton police say a woman allegedly punched an employee at a Denny's restaurant after she was asked to leave.More
    Easton police say a woman allegedly punched an employee at a Denny's restaurant after she was asked to leave.

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  • Federal Grants Promote Farming in Va.

    Federal Grants Promote Farming in Va.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:46:49 GMT
    Grants are being made available for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans in Virginia who are new to farming and ranching.More
    Grants are being made available for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans in Virginia who are new to farming and ranching.More
  • New Animal Welfare Laws in Delaware

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:24:28 GMT
    New laws aimed at strengthening animal welfare in Delaware are set to take effect.More
    New laws aimed at strengthening animal welfare in Delaware are set to take effect.More
  • Costs for Higher Education in Virginia Rise

    Costs for Higher Education in Virginia Rise

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:45 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:45:32 GMT
    The amount paid by students at public colleges and universities in Virginia is increasing.More
    The amount paid by students at public colleges and universities in Virginia is increasing.More
  • Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

    Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:18:41 GMT
    New Castle County Police have arrested a man on drug charges after a traffic stop.More
    New Castle County Police have arrested a man on drug charges after a traffic stop.More
  • Lexington had Highest Jobless Rate in June

    Lexington had Highest Jobless Rate in June

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-07-31 05:24:09 GMT
    The city of Lexington had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in June.More
    The city of Lexington had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in June.More
  • OC Gallery Goes Hollywood

    OC Gallery Goes Hollywood

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:10:43 GMT
    Joe Kro-Art is taking the Ocean Gallery to Hollywood to film a reality show. The show has not yet been named, but will begin filming within the next two years. More
    Joe Kro-Art is taking the Ocean Gallery to Hollywood to film a reality show. The show has not yet been named, but will begin filming within the next two years. More
  • 89th Annual Pony Swim Draws Big Crowd to Chincoteague

    89th Annual Pony Swim Draws Big Crowd to Chincoteague

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:09:11 GMT
    The pony swim didn't last long, but for those who got to see the ponies in action, it was certainly a sight to see.More
    The pony swim didn't last long, but for those who got to see the ponies in action, it was certainly a sight to see.More
  • Milton Embraces State Pop-Up Program

    Milton Embraces State Pop-Up Program

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:08:15 GMT
    The town of Milton has a small population, just over 2,500 but it's seen some growth in the business community over the last couple years, as it has embraced a state pop-up program. This year, it has four businesses, looking to tap into federal money, more than any other town in the county. The Pop-up program, controlled by the Delaware Economic Development Office gives new, viable businesses free rent for three months during the holiday season.More
    The town of Milton has a small population, just over 2,500 but it's seen some growth in the business community over the last couple years, as it has embraced a state pop-up program. This year, it has four businesses, looking to tap into federal money, more than any other town in the county. The Pop-up program, controlled by the Delaware Economic Development Office gives new, viable businesses free rent for three months during the holiday season.More
  • PRMC Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery

    PRMC Performs 1000th Robotic Surgery

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:06:02 GMT
    Peninsula Regional Medical Center reached a significant milestone in June. With the help of Dr. Mark Shimko, the Medical Director of PRMC's Peninsula Institute for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, the hospital's da Vinci Surgical Robot performed its 1,000th surgery.More
    Peninsula Regional Medical Center reached a significant milestone in June. With the help of Dr. Mark Shimko, the Medical Director of PRMC's Peninsula Institute for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, the hospital's da Vinci Surgical Robot performed its 1,000th surgery.
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  • More Arrests Possible in April Home Invasion Slaying

    More Arrests Possible in April Home Invasion Slaying

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:04:21 GMT
    Maryland State Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a home invasion slaying in Salisbury. More
    Maryland State Police have charged a man with murder in connection with a home invasion slaying in Salisbury.  More
  • McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights of 2.5K Felons

    McAuliffe restores voting rights of 2.5K felons

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginia felons since he's been in office.More
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration has restored the voting rights of more than 2,500 Virginia felons since he's been in office.More
  • Report Shows Noncompliance with Travel Rules Among Del. Officials

    Report Shows Noncompliance with Travel Rules Among Del. Officials

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:07:59 GMT
    The Delaware auditor's office says regular noncompliance by top state officials suggests that changes are needed in rules regarding out-of-state travel and use of state credit cards.More
    The Delaware auditor's office says regular noncompliance by top state officials suggests that changes are needed in rules regarding out-of-state travel and use of state credit cards.
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  • Fall Rabies Clinics Scheduled in Somerset County

    Fall Rabies Clinics Scheduled in Somerset County

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:19:54 GMT
    The Somerset County Health Department has scheduled their annual Fall Rabies Clinics in Crisfield and Princess Anne to allow residents to get their pets vaccinated.More
    The Somerset County Health Department has scheduled their annual Fall Rabies Clinics in Crisfield and Princess Anne to allow residents to get their pets vaccinated.
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  • Citizens Reminded of O.C. Skateboarding Ordinance

    Citizens Reminded of O.C. Skateboarding Ordinance

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 20:04:27 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is reminding citizens of the skateboarding ordinance in the resort town as there have been an increasing number of ordinance violations in recent weeks.More
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is reminding citizens of the skateboarding ordinance in the resort town as there have been an increasing number of ordinance violations in recent weeks.More
  • Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

    Md. Religious Leaders Pray for Immigrant Children

    Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.More
    Scores of Baltimore-area religious leaders held an interfaith prayer vigil for unaccompanied children who arrived in Maryland after fleeing violence in their home countries.More
  • Md. Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins

    Md. Health Secretary to Join Johns Hopkins

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:49:33 GMT
    Maryland's health secretary, who has been working to repair the state's badly flawed health exchange website this year, will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, effective Jan. 1, the school announced Wednesday.More
    Maryland's health secretary, who has been working to repair the state's badly flawed health exchange website this year, will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, effective Jan. 1, the school announced Wednesday.More
  • Crowds Turn Out for Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim

    Crowds Turn Out for Annual Pony Swim

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:52:19 GMT
    Tens of thousands of visitors watched dozens of ponies make their 89th annual  swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Wednesday.More
    Tens of thousands of visitors watched dozens of ponies make their 89th annual  swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Wednesday.More
  • Police: Driver Dies Before Crash Near Prime Hook Beach

    Police: Driver Dies Before Crash Near Prime Hook Beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:43:11 GMT
    A man died behind the wheel of his truck Tuesday afternoon before running into a pole on the side of the road near Prime Hook Beach, according to the Delaware State Police. Michael L. Indellini, 56, of Townsend, Del., was driving northbound on Cods Road and exited to the east before hitting a pole in the grass area, police say.More
    A man is believed to have died behind the wheel of his pickup truck before crashing into a pole on the side of the road near Prime Hook Beach on Tuesday afternoon, according to Delaware State Police.More
  • Demolitions Training Planned at Dover Air Force Base

    Demolitions Training Planned at Dover Air Force Base

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:51:31 GMT
    Demolitions training will be conducted for several hours Saturday at Dover Air Force base.More
    Demolitions training will be conducted for several hours Saturday at Dover Air Force base. More
  • Va. to Hold Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

    Va. to hold back-to-school sales tax holiday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:48:44 GMT
    Virginia is giving shoppers a break on buying back-to-school supplies.More
    Virginia is giving shoppers a break on buying back-to-school supplies.More
  • Changing Teacher Compensation in Del.

    Changing Teacher Compensation in Del.

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:35:36 GMT
    A committee formed by state lawmakers to develop a new compensation system for Delaware's public school teachers is having its first meeting.More
    A committee formed by state lawmakers to develop a new compensation system for Delaware's public school teachers is having its first meeting.More
  • Delaware Casinos Still Squeezed by Competition

    Delaware Casinos Still Squeezed by Competition

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:27:55 GMT
    Delaware officials say competition from casinos in neighboring states continues to squeeze revenues at Delaware's three casinos.More
    Delaware officials say competition from casinos in neighboring states continues to squeeze revenues at Delaware's three casinos.More
  • Assault Victim Found on Coastal Highway Median, Suspect Arrested

    Assault Victim Found on Coastal Highway Median, Suspect Arrested

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:23:35 GMT
    Police say they arrested a Laurel, Del. man for assault after a woman was found lying on the median of Coastal Highway in Ocean City.More
    Police say they arrested a Laurel, Del. man for assault after a woman was found lying on the median of Coastal Highway in Ocean City.More
  • Body Found in Wooded Area Behind Store in Del.

    Body Found in Wooded Area Behind Store in Del.

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:13 AM EDT2014-07-30 06:13:13 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a wooded area behind a store in Elsmere.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a wooded area behind a store in Elsmere.More
  • Police: Truck Hits Utility Pole in Sussex County, 1 Man Dead

    Police: Truck Hits Utility Pole in Sussex County, 1 Man Dead

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:34:59 GMT
    Delaware State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that happened Tuesday afternoon just west of Prime Hook Beach in Sussex County that left one man dead.More
    Delaware State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash that happened Tuesday afternoon just west of Prime Hook Beach in Sussex County that left one man dead.More
  • Beachgoers on the Lookout for Joe Biden

    Beachgoers on the Lookout for Joe Biden

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:30:50 GMT
    Keep an eye out in Rehoboth Beach. The Vice President of the United States is back in Delaware.More
    Keep an eye out in Rehoboth Beach. The Vice President of the United States is back in Delaware.More
  • Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Indian River School District Voices Concern Over Immigrant Children

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:23:27 GMT
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
    In a Monday school board meeting, the Indian River School District voiced concern over the 117 immigrant children who are now being housed in Delaware, as they wait for their deportation hearings. Indian River has the largest hispanic population in the county, and it's board members said that the newcomers could mean problems for the school district. School board member Donald Hattier is the one who recommended that this discussion be put on the meeting's agenda.More
  • Changing Prohibited in Boardwalk Bathrooms

    Changing Prohibited in Boardwalk Bathrooms

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:21:52 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md.-Change is a good thing unless it's happening in the bathrooms on the Ocean City boardwalk. More
    OCEAN CITY, Md.-Change is a good thing unless it's happening in the bathrooms on the Ocean City boardwalk. More
  • Bayhealth and PRMC Form Joint Venture

    Bayhealth and PRMC Form Joint Venture

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:20:50 GMT
    Delmarva's two largest health systems announced Tuesday they are joining forces.More
    Delmarva's two largest health systems announced Tuesday they are joining forces.
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  • Sheriff: Va. Campground Hit by Tornado May Open Soon

    Sheriff: Va. Campground Hit by Tornado May Open Soon

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:38:37 GMT
    The Northampton County Sheriff's Office says the Eastern Shore campground that was struck by a tornado, resulting in two deaths may reopen soon.More
    The Northampton County Sheriff's Office says the Eastern Shore campground that was struck by a tornado, resulting in two deaths may reopen soon.
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  • Salisbury Man's Drowning Ruled Accidental

    Salisbury Man's Drowning Ruled Accidental

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:20:04 GMT
    Authorities say the death of a 25-year-old man whose body was found last month in the spillway of the Salisbury City Park has been officially ruled an accidental drowning. More
    Authorities say the death of a 25-year-old man whose body was found last month in the spillway of the Salisbury City Park has been officially ruled an accidental drowning.  More
  • Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop

    Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

    New Castle County Police say they have arrested a man on drug charges after a traffic stop.More
    New Castle County Police say they have arrested a man on drug charges after a traffic stop.More
  • $10 Million Grant to Study STDs

    $10 Million Grant to Study STDs

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:29:38 GMT
    The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.More
    The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.More
  • Cause of Hebron Church Fire Still Unknown

    Cause of Hebron Church Fire Still Unknown

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:25:28 GMT
    The cause of the fire that destroyed St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Hebron last week is still unknown.More
    The cause of the fire that destroyed St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Hebron last week is still unknown. More
  • Motorcyclist Identified in Fatal Denton Crash

    Motorcyclist Identified in Fatal Denton Crash

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:04:32 GMT
    Denton police on Tuesday released the name of the motorcyclist killed in last week's collision with a tractor-trailer.More
    Denton police on Tuesday released the name of the motorcyclist killed in last week's collision with a tractor-trailer.More
  • Man Arrested After Going to Police Barrack to Report Accident

    Man Arrested After Going to Police Barrack to Report Accident

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:21:54 GMT
    A Delmar, Del. man has been arrested after going to a Maryland State Police barrack to report he had been in an accident.More
    A Delmar, Del. man has been arrested after going to a Maryland State Police barrack to report he had been in an accident.
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  • Museum to Offer Last Boater Safety Course of the Season

    Museum to Offer Last Boater Safety Course of the Season

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-07-29 17:15:51 GMT
    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season. The museum said Monday that space is limited and early registration is recommended.More
    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels is offering its last boater safety course of the season. The museum said Monday that space is limited and early registration is recommended.
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  • Wicomico County Mother Arrested for Leaving Children Unattended

    Wicomico County Mother Arrested for Leaving Children Unattended

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:46:20 GMT
    A Wicomico County woman has been arrested following accusations that she left her three small children alone at home.More
    A Wicomico County woman has been arrested following accusations that she left her three small children alone at home.More
  • NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules

    NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:42:56 GMT
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.More
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.More
  • Study: 35 Percent in U.S. Facing Debt Collectors

    Study: 35 Percent in U.S. Facing Debt Collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:46:30 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More
  • Updated: Operations Resume at Hurlock Poultry Plant

    Updated: Operations Resume at Hurlock Poultry Plant

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:23:45 GMT
    The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says staffers at the Amick Farms poultry processing plant in Hurlock have returned to work after an ammonia leak caused the building to be evacuated earlier Monday morning.More
    The Dorchester County Sheriff's Office says staffers at the Amick Farms poultry processing plant in Hurlock have returned to work after an ammonia leak caused the building to be evacuated earlier Monday morning.More
  • Harbor Freight to Open Store in Salisbury

    Harbor Freight to Open Store in Salisbury

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:17:11 GMT
    A new store is moving into an old space in Salisbury.More
    A new store is moving into an old space in Salisbury. More
  • Ocean City Man Charged with DUI After Crash

    Ocean City Man Charged with DUI After Crash

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:00:59 GMT
    Maryland State Police have arrested an Ocean City man accused of driving drunk and crashing his truck in Berlin.More
    Maryland State Police have arrested an Ocean City man accused of driving drunk and crashing his truck in Berlin.More
  • Del. Shop Owner Loses First Amendment Fight

    Del. Shop Owner Loses First Amendment Fight

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:48 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:48:03 GMT
    A Delaware shop owner has lost his free speech fight over the decor of a beach store.More
    A Delaware shop owner has lost his free speech fight over the decor of a beach store.More
  • Youth Charged with Arson, Attempted Murder

    Youth Charged with Arson, Attempted Murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:43:32 GMT
    Fire officials say a 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a house fire in Woodbridge.More
    Fire officials say a 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a house fire in Woodbridge.More
  • Expanding Pre-K with Grants in Md.

    Expanding Pre-K with Grants in Md.

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:42:49 GMT
    The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland have been announced.More
    The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland have been announced.More
  • Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Deemed Unconstitutional

    Virginia's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Deemed Unconstitutional

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-07-29 04:12:33 GMT
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.More
    A federal appeals court has struck down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.More
  • Rabies Clinic Scheduled after Rabid Cat Found

    Rabies Clinic Scheduled after Rabid Cat Found

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:17:49 GMT
    A rabies clinic has been scheduled for Thursday evening at the Pittsville Fire Department after a kitten picked up in town tested positive for rabies.More
    A rabies clinic has been scheduled for Thursday evening at the Pittsville Fire Department after a kitten picked up in town tested positive for rabies. More
  • Del. Bans Minors from Using Tanning Beds

    Del. Bans Minors from Using Tanning Beds

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:06:24 GMT
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law Monday afternoon a bill that bans minors from using tanning beds in the First State.More
    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law Monday afternoon a bill that bans minors from using tanning beds in the First State.More
  • Turning Heartbreak into Action

    Turning Heartbreak into Action

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:03:48 GMT
    November 23, 2011 is a date that will forever follow Nils Mulford, and the rest of his family. On that day, he lost his daughter to a car accident in the Seaford area. He didn't know it then, but that tragedy would be a call to action, all in the name of preventing future heartbreak for other families. Just south of Seaford, where Ockels Road and Airport Road meet Route 13, sits a memorial for Alexis Brielle Mulford. When she was just 16-years old, she lost her life in a tragic car accident.More
    November 23, 2011 is a date that will forever follow Nils Mulford, and the rest of his family. On that day, he lost his daughter to a car accident in the Seaford area. He didn't know it then, but that tragedy would be a call to action, all in the name of preventing future heartbreak for other families. Just south of Seaford, where Ockels Road and Airport Road meet Route 13, sits a memorial for Alexis Brielle Mulford. When she was just 16-years old, she lost her life in a tragic car accident.More
  • Vets React to New VA Deal

    Vets React to New VA Deal

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:03:11 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- Change is coming for veterans across the Nation. That's after lawmakers reached a deal to fix the Department of Veterans' Affairs' System. The health program has been under scrutiny after long patient wait times and records covering up the delays. Some veterans on Delmarva say this deal is long overdue.Paul Davis is standing and looking at old photos. He says he's had quite the journey serving our country."I served two years in South Vietnam. I was with the US Army," said Davis. ...More
    DOVER, Del.- Change is coming for veterans across the Nation. That's after lawmakers reached a deal to fix the Department of Veterans' Affairs' System. The health program has been under scrutiny after long patient wait times and records covering up the delays. Some veterans on Delmarva say this deal is long overdue.Paul Davis is standing and looking at old photos. He says he's had quite the journey serving our country."I served two years in South Vietnam. I was with the US Army," said Davis. ...More
  • Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

    Delaware Gets $690,000 Grant for Nutrition

    Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.More
    Public health officials say Delaware's Women, Infants and Children program has received a grant of more than $690,000 to implement an electronic benefits transfer system.More
  • Gov. O'Malley Meets with Faith Leaders on Immigration

    Gov. O'Malley Meets With Faith Leaders on Immigration

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:56:40 GMT
    Gov. Martin O'Malley met with clergy leaders for the second time to talk about how to help some of the thousands of unaccompanied children who have come across the border from Central America.More
    Gov. Martin O'Malley met with clergy leaders for the second time to talk about how to help some of the thousands of unaccompanied children who have come across the border from Central America.More
  • Delaware Warns of Unclaimed Property Postcards

    Delaware Warns of Unclaimed Property Postcards

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:29:39 GMT
    Delaware officials are warning residents that postcards about unclaimed property are not from the state and should be ignored.More
    Delaware officials are warning residents that postcards about unclaimed property are not from the state and should be ignored.More
  • Automakers Offer Decals Warning of Hot Car Danger

    Automakers Offer Decals Warning of Hot Car Danger

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:00:20 GMT
    An automobile industry trade group has new way of reminding people not to leave children alone in cars.More
    An automobile industry trade group has new way of reminding people not to leave children alone in cars.More
  • Man Dies in Boating Accident off Ocean City Coast

    Man Dies in Boating Accident off Ocean City Coast

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:09:01 GMT
    A man died 60 miles off the coast of Ocean City on Saturday morning after a propeller on a charter fishing boat struck his head, according to the Coast Guard.More
    A man died 60 miles off the coast of Ocean City on Saturday morning after a propeller on a charter fishing boat struck his head, according to the Coast Guard.More
  • Md. Natural Resources Police to Launch Crabbing Campaign

    Md. Natural Resources Police to Launch Crabbing Campaign

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:59:12 GMT
    Maryland Natural Resources Police will launch an enforcement campaign Wednesday in an effort to reduce crabbing violations in state waters.More
    Maryland Natural Resources Police will launch an enforcement campaign Wednesday in an effort to reduce crabbing violations in state waters.
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  • Seven Displaced After Salisbury Fire

    Seven Displaced After Salisbury Fire

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:35:29 GMT
    The American Red Cross is aiding seven people who were displaced following a late Saturday night fire that heavily damaged a Salisbury apartment building, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
    The American Red Cross is aiding seven people who were displaced following a late Saturday night fire that heavily damaged a Salisbury apartment building, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
  • Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

    Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:28:31 GMT
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.More
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More
  • Salisbury University Stadium to Get $19M Upgrade

    Salisbury University Stadium to Get $19M Upgrade

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:26:26 GMT
    Salisbury University will break ground on $19 million in upgrades to the school's stadium this winter.More
    Salisbury University will break ground on $19 million in upgrades to the school's stadium this winter.More
  • University of Delaware Tripling up Roommates

    University of Delaware tripling up roommates

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:30:25 GMT
    The University of Delaware is going to house more students with three in a room in residence halls, due to a large class size.More
    The University of Delaware is going to house more students with three in a room in residence halls, due to a large class size.More
  • Korean War Vets Honored With Memorial

    Korean War Vets Honored With Memorial

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:58:40 GMT
    Sunday marks the 61st anniversary of the end of the Korean War. A memorial in honor of the Korean War Veterans was revealed Sunday in the Veterans Memorial Park in Dover.More
    Sunday marks the 61st anniversary of the end of the Korean War. A memorial in honor of the Korean War Veterans was revealed Sunday in the Veterans Memorial Park in Dover.More
  • Harper Sentenced in Sussex Kidnapping Case

    Harper Sentenced in Sussex Kidnapping Case

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:47:57 GMT
    A teen convicted of participating in the kidnapping and carjacking of an 89-year-old woman in Sussex County was sentenced Friday in Delaware Superior Court.More
    A teen convicted of participating in the kidnapping and carjacking of an 89-year-old woman in Sussex County was sentenced Friday in Delaware Superior Court.More
  • Ocean City Drawbridge Repairs Complete

    Ocean City Drawbridge Repairs Complete

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:45:54 GMT
    After working throughout the night and the morning, Maryland state Highway Administration crews officially completed the repairs Sunday afternoon to the Ocean City drawbridge on Route 50.More
    After working throughout the night and the morning, Maryland state Highway Administration crews officially completed the repairs Sunday afternoon to the Ocean City drawbridge on Route 50.More
  • Two Story Home Destroyed by Fire in Salisbury

    Two Story Home Destroyed by Fire in Salisbury

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-07-27 17:14:44 GMT
    A two story home on South Division Street in Salisbury was destroyed Saturday night when it went up in flames.More
    A two story home on South Division Street in Salisbury was destroyed Saturday night when it went up in flames.More
  • Gov. O'Malley Says Don't Turn Away Immigrant Kids

    Gov. O'Malley Says Don't Turn Away Immigrant Kids

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-07-27 10:27:14 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley told Nebraska Democrats that the United States shouldn't be turning away children from Central America.More
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley told Nebraska Democrats that the United States shouldn't be turning away children from Central America.More
  • Growing Concerns For Road Safety in Snow Hill

    Growing Concerns For Road Safety in Snow Hill

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:59:38 GMT
    There are growing concerns about one intersection in Snow Hill.More
    There are growing concerns about one intersection in Snow Hill.
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  • Chicken House Goes Up In Flames in Frankford

    Chicken House Goes Up In Flames in Frankford

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:51:27 GMT
    Multiple fire companies responded to a chicken house fire Saturday afternoon in Sussex County.More
    Multiple fire companies responded to a chicken house fire Saturday afternoon in Sussex County.More
  • UPDATE: Ocean City Drawbridge Temporarily Fixed

    UPDATE: Ocean City Drawbridge Temporarily Fixed

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:53:52 GMT
    The Ocean City drawbridge is stuck open on Route 50 causing major traffic delays.More
    The Ocean City drawbridge is temporarily fixed, but crews will remain all night to fix the bridge motor.
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  • Maryland Casino Eyes Soon-To-Be-Fired AC Workers

    Maryland Casino Eyes Soon-To-Be-Fired AC Workers

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:02 AM EDT2014-07-26 09:02:35 GMT
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A Maryland casino is looking to hire some of the soon-to-be-jobless Atlantic City casino workers.More
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A Maryland casino is looking to hire some of the soon-to-be-jobless Atlantic City casino workers.More
  • Fanfare Planned for Long-Awaited Silver Line Debut

    Fanfare Planned for Long-Awaited Silver Line Debut

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:55 AM EDT2014-07-26 08:55:56 GMT
    Riders, get ready: The Silver Line is finally ready for its debut.More
    Riders, get ready: The Silver Line is finally ready for its debut.More
  • Dover Police: Man Arrested with 1,300 Bags of Heroin

    Dover Police: Man Arrested with 1,300 Bags of Heroin

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:35:19 GMT
    Dover police say officers arrested a Millsboro man after they found 1,300 bags of heroin in his possession Thursday night. More
    Dover police say officers arrested a Millsboro man after they found 1,300 bags of heroin in his possession Thursday night. More
  • Del. Man Allegedly Cross-dressed to Rob Md. Bank

    Del. Man Allegedly Cross-dressed to Rob Md. Bank

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:33:04 GMT
    Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman.More
    Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman.More
  • Salisbury Man Dies in Boating Incident in Somerset County

    Salisbury Man Dies in Boating Incident in Somerset County

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:03:05 GMT
    CRISFIELD, Md.- The Maryland Natural Resources Police say a boater is dead after being found slumped over his boat in Somerset County Friday afternoon. NRP say a call came in around 2:15 p.m. for a 16-foot boat "running around in circles" in the Little Annemessex Rriver near Janes Island.Police say the victim has been identified as 61-year-old Dennis Hitchcock of Salisbury. He was taken to McCready Memorial Hospital in Crisfield where he was pronounced dead. A Maryland Natural Resources Polic...More
    CRISFIELD, Md.- The Maryland Natural Resources Police say a boater is dead after being found slumped over his boat in Somerset County Friday afternoon. NRP say a call came in around 2:15 p.m. for a 16-foot boat "running around in circles" in the Little Annemessex Rriver near Janes Island.Police say the victim has been identified as 61-year-old Dennis Hitchcock of Salisbury. He was taken to McCready Memorial Hospital in Crisfield where he was pronounced dead. A Maryland Natural Resources Polic...More
  • Cleanup Continues at Cherrystone Campground

    Cleanup Continues at Cherrystone Campground

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:20:28 GMT
    The sun was shining, but the mood was somber at the Cherrystone Family Camping RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore one day after a tornado leveled campsites.More
    The sun was shining, but the mood was somber at the Cherrystone Family Camping RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore one day after a tornado leveled campsites.More
  • Feds Send 117 Immigrant Children to Del.

    Feds Send 117 Immigrant Children to Del.

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:19:34 GMT
    Gov. Jack Markell says 117 children who immigrated alone to the United States have been placed with families in Delaware.More
    Gov. Jack Markell says 117 children who immigrated alone to the United States have been placed with families in Delaware.More
  • Sending Help to Va Tornado Victims

    Sending Help to Va Tornado Victims

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:46:03 GMT
    In response to Thursday's tragic storm that ripped through the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore is anticipating the continued help needed for those in the community.More
    In response to Thursday's tragic storm that ripped through the Cherrystone Family Camping and RV Resort, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore is anticipating the continued help needed for those in the community.
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  • Va. Gov.: Blessing More Didn't Die in Tornado

    Va. Gov.: Blessing More Didn't Die in Tornado

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:33:49 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says it's a blessing more people didn't die when a tornado swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore that claimed two lives and injured 36 others.
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    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says it's a blessing more people didn't die when a tornado swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore that claimed two lives and injured 36 others.

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  • Woman Hospitalized After Lewes Area Crash

    Woman Hospitalized After Lewes Area Crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:56:11 GMT
    Delaware State Police say a 21-year-old woman sustained critical injuries after the car she was driving struck a utility pole west of Lewes early Thursday morning.More
    Delaware State Police say a 21-year-old woman sustained critical injuries after the car she was driving struck a utility pole west of Lewes early Thursday morning. More
  • Cape Henlopen Board Votes to Remove Entire Summer Reading List

    Cape Henlopen Board Votes to Remove Entire Summer Reading List

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:33:15 GMT
    The Cape Henlopen School District Board on Thursday evening voted 6-1 to put a controversial novel back on a suggested summer reading list and then to eliminate the entire list itself.More
    The Cape Henlopen School District Board on Thursday evening voted 6-1 to put a controversial novel back on a suggested summer reading list and then to eliminate the entire list itself.More
  • Missing Jellyfish in the Chesapeake Bay

    Missing Jellyfish in the Chesapeake Bay

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:12:56 GMT
    Susan Meredith said if there is one thing she normally does for all the customers renting her boats at Blackwater Paddle and Pedal along the Choptank River in Cambridge, "We send them right up river.  They don't want to see any sea nettles, they are scared to death of them."More
    Susan Meredith said if there is one thing she normally does for all the customers renting her boats at Blackwater Paddle and Pedal along the Choptank River in Cambridge, "We send them right up river.  They don't want to see any sea nettles, they are scared to death of them."More
  • Del. Court Upholds Death Sentence in Rape-Murder

    Del. Court Upholds Death Sentence in Rape-Murder

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:12:22 GMT
    Delaware's highest court has upheld the conviction and death sentence for a man found guilty of raping and killing a University of Delaware student.More
    Delaware's highest court has upheld the conviction and death sentence for a man found guilty of raping and killing a University of Delaware student.More
  • Updated: Va. Gov. McAuliffe to Tour Tornado Damage

    Updated: Va. Gov. McAuliffe to Tour Tornado Damage

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:04:23 GMT
    Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground on the Chesapeake Bay.More
    Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a deadly tornado ripped through a campground on the Chesapeake Bay.More
  • Survivors Recall Horror of Deadly Va. Tornado

    Survivors Recall Horror of Deadly Va. Tornado

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:51:10 GMT
    The tornado at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore was an alarming wake up call Thursday morning. The storm left two people dead and 36 injured, according to officials. More
    The tornado at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort on Virginia's Eastern Shore was an alarming wake up call Thursday morning. The storm left two people dead and 36 injured, according to officials. More
  • Public Hearing Held on Showfield Development

    Public Hearing Held on Showfield Development

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:46 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:46:10 GMT
    The Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the controversial Showfield development, which has been in the works for close to a decade. The developer wants to split approximately 132 acres of farmland on Gills Neck Road just East of Lewes into 166 separate lots. Most of those lots would be used for single-family homes. Initially, the developer Jack Lingo Asset Management wanted to annex the county land into the city of Lewes, in order to take advantage of utilities.More
    The Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on the controversial Showfield development, which has been in the works for close to a decade. The developer wants to split approximately 132 acres of farmland on Gills Neck Road just East of Lewes into 166 separate lots. Most of those lots would be used for single-family homes. Initially, the developer Jack Lingo Asset Management wanted to annex the county land into the city of Lewes, in order to take advantage of utilities.More
  • Appointed Delaware Tech President Rejects Offer

    Appointed Delaware Tech President Rejects Offer

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:34:30 GMT
    Wor-Wic Community College President Dr. Ray Hoy announced Thursday he will not become the fifth president of Delaware Technical Community College.More
    Wor-Wic Community College President Dr. Ray Hoy announced Thursday he will not become the fifth president of Delaware Technical Community College.More
  • Lightning Blamed for Cambridge House Fire

    Lightning Blamed for Cambridge House Fire

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:38:25 GMT
    A lightning strike caused a house in Cambridge to catch fire Wednesday night, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
    A lightning strike caused a house in Cambridge to catch fire Wednesday night, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.More
  • Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md.

    Heroin Drives Spike in Overdose Deaths in Md.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:37:34 GMT
    Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.More
    Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.More
  • Sussex County Man Contracts Mosquito Illness Chikungunya

    Sussex County Man Contracts Mosquito Illness Chikungunya

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:34:57 GMT
    A 51-year-old Sussex County man was diagnosed with the first case of Chikungunya virus in Delaware.More
    A 51-year-old Sussex County man was diagnosed with the first case of Chikungunya virus in Delaware.
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  • Suspects Sought in Dover Stabbing

    Suspects Sought in Dover Stabbing

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:26:50 GMT
    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for attempted murder following a large fight in Dover.More
    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for attempted murder following a large fight in Dover.More
  • DUI Checkpoint, Saturation Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    DUI Checkpoint, Saturation Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:58:30 GMT
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint as well as roving saturation patrols this weekend.More
    Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint in Rehoboth Beach, as well as saturation patrols across the state this weekend. More
  • U.S. Announces Va. Refunds Under Affordable Care Act

    U.S. Announces Va. Refunds Under Affordable Care Act

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:57:09 GMT
    Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia.More
    Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia.More
  • Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Dover Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:30:42 GMT
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
    One man was arrested on drug distribution charges and his driver charged with numerous traffic offenses following a high speed pursuit through Dover on Tuesday, according to police.More
  • WBOC and FOX21 Could Disappear from DIRECTV Channel Lineup After July 31

    WBOC and FOX21 Could Disappear from DIRECTV Channel Lineup After July 31

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:11:58 GMT
    WBOC and FOX 21, the local CBS and FOX affiliates found on Channels 16 and 21, on Thursday announced that despite prolonged negotiations, it appears that DIRECTV is unwilling to carry the stations past the end of its current contract. As a result, both WBOC and FOX 21 will no longer be seen on DIRECTV after midnight Thursday, July 31.More
    WBOC and FOX21, the local CBS and FOX affiliates found on Channels 16 and 21, on Thursday announced that despite prolonged negotiations, it appears that DIRECTV is unwilling to carry the stations past the end of its current contract. If no agreement is reached, WBOC and FOX21 will no longer be seen on DIRECTV after midnight Thursday, July 31, 2014.
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  • Rehoboth Beach Will Send Emergency Alerts

    Rehoboth Beach Will Send Emergency Alerts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:28:50 GMT
    Rehoboth Beach residents, workers and business owners can now sign up to get alerts about fires, severe weather, missing children notices and other emergencies.More
    Rehoboth Beach residents, workers and business owners can now sign up to get alerts about fires, severe weather, missing children notices and other emergencies.More
  • Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:28:12 GMT
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives.More
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives. More
  • Cause of Tractor Trailer and Motorcycle Crash Revealed

    Cause of Tractor Trailer and Motorcycle Crash Revealed

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:20:39 GMT
    A motorcyclist is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer in Denton Tuesday afternoon.The victim's identity will be released upon confirmation from the state medical examiner's office.More
    A motorcyclist is dead after being struck by a tractor trailer in Denton Tuesday afternoon.The victim's identity will be released upon confirmation from the state medical examiner's office.More
  • Gold Alert Issued for Missing Laurel Man

    Gold Alert Issued for Missing Laurel Man

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:15 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:15:54 GMT
    Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for a Laurel man reported as missing.More
    Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for a Laurel man reported as missing. More
  • 2 Men Charged With Soliciting Children for Sex

    2 Men Charged With Soliciting Children for Sex

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:06:43 GMT
    The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover.More
    The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover.More
  • Groups Seek Hearing on Shoreline Protection Plan

    Groups Seek Hearing on Shoreline Protection Plan

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-07-24 05:29:07 GMT
    Environmental groups want the state to hold a public hearing on a plan to restore and protect Delaware River shoreline at docks near Delaware City.More
    Environmental groups want the state to hold a public hearing on a plan to restore and protect Delaware River shoreline at docks near Delaware City.More
  • SHA: Drivers Should Prepare for Bridge Painting and Cleaning in Md

    SHA: Drivers Should Prepare for Bridge Painting and Cleaning in Md

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:30:34 GMT
    The Maryland State Highway Administration will start a project on Friday to paint and clean several bridges in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. More
    The Maryland State Highway Administration will start a project on Friday to paint and clean several bridges in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. More
  • Chikungunya Virus Continues Spreading Across Country

    Chikungunya Virus Continues Spreading Across Country

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:29:19 GMT
    A new mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya is spreading across the nation, and is even popping up in the region, creating some concern from state agencies. As of Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control reported that there were 497 cases nationwide of the Chikungunya Virus, spanning across 35 states.More
    A new mosquito-borne illness called Chikungunya is spreading across the nation, and is even popping up in the region, creating some concern from state agencies. As of Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control reported that there were 497 cases nationwide of the Chikungunya Virus, spanning across 35 states.More
  • Department of Correction Shows New Shooting Range

    Department of Correction Shows New Shooting Range

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:26:20 GMT
    When a law enforcement officer is in the line of fire, anything can happen. That's where training comes in. The Delaware Department of Corrections spent $2.55 million to renovate its shooting range to help ensure officers are better equip for any situation that may come their way.More
    When a law enforcement officer is in the line of fire, anything can happen. That's where training comes in. The Delaware Department of Corrections spent $2.55 million to renovate its shooting range to help ensure officers are better equip for any situation that may come their way.More
  • Community Struggles to Heal from Loss of Historic Church

    Community Struggles to Heal from Loss of Historic Church

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:23:33 GMT
    Hearts remain heavy as the community tries to come to grips with the loss of the historic Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.More
    Hearts remain heavy as the community tries to come to grips with the loss of the historic Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church.More
  • Queen Anne's Co. Drug Trafficker Gets 9 Years in Prison

    Queen Anne's Co. Drug Trafficker Gets 9 Years in Prison

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:21:03 GMT
    A Stevensville man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics.More
    A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday sentenced 33-year-old Warren Troy Gibson Jr., of Stevensville, Md., to nine years in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics.More
  • Va. Women Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

    Va. Women Charged with Helping al-Qaida-Linked Group

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:13:04 GMT
    al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo: Associated Press)al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo: Associated Press)
    Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.More
    Two women have been charged with funneling money to the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia.More
  • Shoreline Under Repair Along NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Shoreline Under Repair Along NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:05:19 GMT
    For more than one year, the Atlantic Ocean has been chewing up a zone that protects NASA's most critical launch assets on Wallops Island. Hurricane Sandy is to blame. Now, a coastal restoration project is underway to fix the damage on the coastline.More
    For more than one year, the Atlantic Ocean has been chewing up a zone that protects NASA's most critical launch assets on Wallops Island. Hurricane Sandy is to blame. Now, a coastal restoration project is underway to fix the damage on the coastline.More
  • Updated: Fire Ruins Historical Hebron Church

    Updated: Fire Ruins Historical Hebron Church

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:33:21 GMT
    Fire has destroyed the historical St. Paul's Episcopal Church located on westbound Route 50 in Hebron.More
    Authorities are investigating a Tuesday fire that destroyed the historical St. Paul's Episcopal Church at the corner of Memory Gardens Lane and Route 50 in Hebron, Md. Preliminary damage is estimated at approximately $500,000.More
  • Laurel Man Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies

    Laurel Man Arrested for Multiple Bank Robberies

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:31:25 GMT
    A Laurel, Delaware man has been arrested following an investigation into multiple armed bank robberies on the Eastern Shore.More
    A Laurel, Delaware man has been arrested following an investigation into multiple armed bank robberies on the Eastern Shore.More
  • Dover Police Arrests Man With Firearm

    Dover Police Arrests Man With Firearm

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:30:14 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- Dover Police arrested a local man Monday morning after he was found in possession of a firearm.More
    DOVER, Del.- Dover Police arrested a local man Monday morning after he was found in possession of a firearm.More
  • Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

    Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:24:04 GMT
    When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area. Approximately two weeks later on Tuesday afternoon about 100 showed up to voice their opinion, primarily in opposition. The County Council heard from dozens of neighbors who said they were staunchly against the festival, citing potential problems with noise, traffic, pollution, and crime.More
    When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area. Approximately two weeks later on Tuesday afternoon about 100 showed up to voice their opinion, primarily in opposition. The County Council heard from dozens of neighbors who said they were staunchly against the festival, citing potential problems with noise, traffic, pollution, and crime.More
  • Gov. O'Malley Eyes Presidential Run, Heads Back to Iowa for Fundraisers

    Gov. O'Malley Eyes Presidential Run, Heads Back to Iowa for Fundraisers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 21:12:51 GMT
    Md. Gov. Martin O'MalleyMd. Gov. Martin O'Malley
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend.More
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend.
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  • Updated: Md. Gun Law Debated in Federal Court

    Updated: Md. Gun Law Debated in Federal Court

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:33:00 GMT
    Lawyers for the state of Maryland asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn parts of a sweeping gun-control law, but attorneys leading the challenge contend parts of the law violate Second Amendment rights.More
    Lawyers for the state of Maryland asked a federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn parts of a sweeping gun-control law, but attorneys leading the challenge contend parts of the law violate Second Amendment rights.More
  • Suspect Sought in Delmar Armed Robbery

    Suspect Sought in Delmar Armed Robbery

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:27:07 GMT
    Delmar Police were called to a Gordy Tiger Mart after a woman held up the store at gunpoint.More
    Delmar police are looking for a suspect wanted for holding up a Gordy Tiger Mart late Monday night.More
  • Salisbury Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust

    Salisbury Traffic Stop Turns into Drug Bust

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:25:14 GMT
    Wicomico County sheriff's deputies say a traffic stop on U.S. 13 turned into a drug bust, leading to the arrest of a Baltimore man.More
    Wicomico County sheriff's deputies say a traffic stop on U.S. 13 turned into a drug bust, leading to the arrest of a Baltimore man. More
  • Smyrna Man Arrested for Assault, Threats

    Smyrna Man Arrested for Assault, Threats

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:12:52 GMT
    Police have arrested a Smyrna man accused of assaulting his girlfriend, stealing her vehicle and threatening her family.More
    Police have arrested a Smyrna man accused of assaulting his girlfriend, stealing her vehicle and threatening her family.More
  • Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow to Health Law

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:46:35 GMT
    A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.More
    A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.More
  • Dover Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

    Dover Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:45:50 GMT
    Dover police on Monday night arrested a woman accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend and robbing him on the Fourth of July.More
    Dover police on Monday night arrested a woman accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend and robbing him on the Fourth of July.More
  • Del. Prosecutors to Retry Man Freed from Death Row

    Del. prosecutors to retry man freed from death row

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:41:34 GMT
    Delaware prosecutors are moving forward with a retrial of a man whose conviction and death sentence for a 1991 slaying were tossed out by the state Supreme Court earlier this year.More
    Delaware prosecutors are moving forward with a retrial of a man whose conviction and death sentence for a 1991 slaying were tossed out by the state Supreme Court earlier this year.More
  • Brewery Requests Denied by Ocean City Council

    Brewery Requests Denied by Ocean City Council

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:44 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:44:08 GMT
    Ocean City, Md.- The Ocean City council denied the OC Brewing Company their request for an external grain silo and the right to have on site bottling and canning.More
    The Ocean City Council has denied the OC Brewing Company its request for an external grain silo and the right to have on-site bottling and canning.
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  • Home Invasion Suspect Killed in Crash After Fleeing Police

    Home Invasion Suspect Killed in Crash After Fleeing Police

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-15 13:24:44 GMT
    Authorities say a 26-year-old man suspected in a Dagsboro home invasion died in a crash while fleeing from local police in a stolen SUV.More
    Authorities say a 26-year-old man suspected in a Dagsboro home invasion died in a crash while fleeing from local police in a stolen SUV.More
  • Del. Treasurer Candidate Addresses Brush with Law in College

    Del. Treasurer Candidate Addresses Brush with Law in College

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 12:05:24 GMT
    Ken Simpler, a Republican candidate for Delaware state treasurer, is addressing an alcohol-related brush with the law from his college years.More
    Ken Simpler, a Republican candidate for Delaware state treasurer, is addressing an alcohol-related brush with the law from his college years.More
  • Md. Oversight Panel on Health Exchange to Meet

    Md. Oversight Panel on Health Exchange to Meet

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:03 AM EDT2014-07-15 12:03:21 GMT
    A legislative panel overseeing Maryland's troubled health care exchange website will get an update on how the state is transitioning to technology that worked much better in Connecticut.More
    A legislative panel overseeing Maryland's troubled health care exchange website will get an update on how the state is transitioning to technology that worked much better in Connecticut.More
  • Deaths from Fentanyl-laced Heroin Reach 11 in Del.

    Deaths from Fentanyl-laced Heroin Reach 11 in Del.

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-07-15 11:54:17 GMT
    Delaware officials have confirmed four additional overdose deaths in the state from heroin laced with fentanyl.More
    Delaware officials have confirmed four additional overdose deaths in the state from heroin laced with fentanyl.More
  • Expanded Tax Credits Benefit Delaware Small Business Owners

    Expanded Tax Credits Benefit Delaware Small Business Owners

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:31:06 GMT
    Small business owners in Delaware will soon be able to take advantage of an expanded tax credit.Gov. Jack Markell plans to sign legislation Tuesday that doubles the state research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while maintaining the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole.Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit equal to half of the corresponding federal tax credit for research and development activity in Delaware.More
    Small business owners in Delaware will soon be able to take advantage of an expanded tax credit.Gov. Jack Markell plans to sign legislation Tuesday that doubles the state research and development tax credit available to smaller businesses while maintaining the annual cap of $5 million for the credit as a whole.Currently, all businesses are entitled to a state tax credit equal to half of the corresponding federal tax credit for research and development activity in Delaware.More
  • Va. Teen Runner Died of Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Va. Teen Runner Died of Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:05 AM EDT2014-07-15 05:05:09 GMT
    A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.More
    A medical examiner has determined that a heart rhythm problem caused the death of a teenager who collapsed after completing a half-marathon in Virginia Beach.More


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