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  • Delmarva Goes Solar

    Delmarva Goes Solar

    Solar power is an increasingly popular form of energy across the U.S. as well as on Delmarva. Here's an in-depth look at this renewable resource. 

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    Solar power is an increasingly popular form of energy across the U.S. as well as on Delmarva. Here's an in-depth look at this renewable resource. 

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  • How to Report Pot Holes and Other Unsafe Road Conditions in Del. and Md.

    How to Report Pot Holes and Other Unsafe Road Conditions in Del. and Md.

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 10:58 AM EDT2019-03-13 14:58:07 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 10:58 AM EDT2019-03-13 14:58:07 GMT
    Click on "more" to find out how to report unsafe road conditions, including pot holes, in either Delaware or Maryland.More
    Click on "more" to find out how to report unsafe road conditions, including pot holes, in either Delaware or Maryland.More
  • Medical Marijuana Bill Could Be Voted on Soon in Delaware's General Assembly

    Medical Marijuana Bill Could Be Voted on Soon in Delaware's General Assembly

    Monday, March 11 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-03-11 20:21:53 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 4:21 PM EDT2019-03-11 20:21:53 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Medical marijuana may get a lot easier to obtain in Delaware this year. Senate Bill 24 would make it so people would no longer need to have a specific condition recognized by the state to qualify for medical marijuana.More
    Medical marijuana may get a lot easier to obtain in Delaware this year. Senate Bill 24 would make it so people would no longer need to have a specific condition recognized by the state to qualify for medical marijuana. More
  • Seafood Fraud Investigation Finds 1 in 3 Businesses Sold Mislabeled Fish

    Seafood Fraud Investigation Finds 1 in 3 Businesses Sold Mislabeled Fish

    Thursday, March 7 2019 3:03 PM EST2019-03-07 20:03:51 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 3:11 PM EST2019-03-07 20:11:53 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    The seafood you buy at the supermarket may not always be what it claims to be on the label. One in five samples of fish tested from markets and restaurants were mislabeled, according to a new report out Thursday morning.More
    The seafood you buy at the supermarket may not always be what it claims to be on the label. One in five samples of fish tested from markets and restaurants were mislabeled, according to a new report out Thursday morning. More
  • First 8 National Folk Festival Performers Announced

    First 8 National Folk Festival Performers Announced

    Wednesday, February 27 2019 1:21 PM EST2019-02-27 18:21:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 27 2019 4:32 PM EST2019-02-27 21:32:53 GMT
    Lora Bottinelli, executive director, National Council for the Traditional Arts, announced the first eight performers for the National Folk Festival. (Photo: NFF)Lora Bottinelli, executive director, National Council for the Traditional Arts, announced the first eight performers for the National Folk Festival. (Photo: NFF)
    Lora Bottinelli, executive director, National Council for the Traditional Arts, announced the first eight performers for the National Folk Festival. (Photo: NFF)Lora Bottinelli, executive director, National Council for the Traditional Arts, announced the first eight performers for the National Folk Festival. (Photo: NFF)
    The National Folk Festival on Wednesday announced its first group of eight artists who will perform at the 79th annual event taking place in Salisbury on Sept. 6-8.More
    The National Folk Festival on Wednesday announced its first group of eight artists who will perform at the 79th annual event taking place in Salisbury on Sept. 6-8.More
  • Controversial Gun Control Bill Being Debated In Maryland

    Controversial Gun Control Bill Being Debated In Maryland

    Monday, February 25 2019 4:15 PM EST2019-02-25 21:15:15 GMT
    Monday, February 25 2019 4:15 PM EST2019-02-25 21:15:15 GMT
    House Bill 612 aims to alter the definition of "regulated firearm" to include the previously excepted Colt AR-15 Sporter H-BAR rifle.More
    House Bill 612 aims to alter the definition of "regulated firearm" to include the previously excepted Colt AR-15 Sporter H-BAR rifle.More
  • Md. Gov. Larry Hogan Isn't Ruling Out a Primary Challenge to Trump

    Md. Gov. Larry Hogan Isn't Ruling Out a Primary Challenge to Trump

    Larry Hogan isn't ruling out a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020. The Maryland governor known for his straight-talking style was re-elected in November by double digits in a blue state with one of the largest minority populations in the country. He appeared on CBS This Morning on Wednesday to discuss what a possible challenge could entail.

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    Larry Hogan isn't ruling out a primary challenge to President Trump in 2020. The Maryland governor known for his straight-talking style was re-elected in November by double digits in a blue state with one of the largest minority populations in the country. He appeared on CBS This Morning on Wednesday to discuss what a possible challenge could entail.

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  • Shameful Past: Lynchings on Delmarva

    Shameful Past: Lynchings on Delmarva

    February is Black History Month and throughout the month WBOC is sharing the stories of 10 men who were lynched on the Eastern Shore of Maryland during the 19th and 20th centuries. Click on "more" for profiles of those men.

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    February is Black History Month and throughout the month WBOC is sharing the stories of 10 men who were lynched on the Eastern Shore of Maryland during the 19th and 20th centuries. Click on "more" for profiles of those men.

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  • Delaware State Fair Announces 100th Anniversary Entertainment Lineup

    Delaware State Fair Announces 100th Anniversary Entertainment Lineup

    Thursday, February 14 2019 10:12 AM EST2019-02-14 15:12:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 10:24 AM EST2019-02-14 15:24:45 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    A trio of country acts, including Sugarland, Dan+ Shay and Brantley Gilbert, as well as contemporary Christian group Bethel Music, have been announced as part of the entertainment lineup for this year’s Delaware State Fair 100th anniversary season.More
    A trio of country acts, including Sugarland, Dan+ Shay and Brantley Gilbert, as well as contemporary Christian group Bethel Music, have been announced as part of the entertainment lineup for this year’s Delaware State Fair 100th anniversary season.More
  • Viewer Photos: Delmarva Antiques and Collectibles

    Viewer Photos: Delmarva Antiques and Collectibles

    Feb 07, 2019 03:45 PM2019-02-07 20:45:00 GMT

    Seventeen-year-old Garrett Stengel of Millville, Del. is an antiques enthusiast who collects everything from old typewriters to rotary phones. While working on a story about Garrett's hobby,

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    Seventeen-year-old Garrett Stengel of Millville, Del. is an antiques enthusiast who collects everything from old typewriters to rotary phones. While working on a story about Garrett's hobby,

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  • Former Hallwood Town Clerk Charged With Embezzlement

    Former Hallwood Town Clerk Charged With Embezzlement

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 4:58 PM EST2019-02-06 21:58:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 4:58 PM EST2019-02-06 21:58:19 GMT
    Angela TaylorAngela Taylor
    Angela TaylorAngela Taylor
    Former Hallwood town clerk Angela Taylor was charged with over 60 felony embezzlement charges. Below are her charging documents.More
    Former Hallwood town clerk Angela Taylor was charged with over 60 felony embezzlement charges. Below are her charging documents. 
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  • UPDATE: Autopsy, Police Body Cam Video Released to Media; State's Attorney Says No Grand Jury

    Autopsy: Heart Condition Contributed to Greensboro Police Custody Death

    Thursday, January 24 2019 1:04 PM EST2019-01-24 18:04:53 GMT
    Thursday, January 24 2019 7:50 PM EST2019-01-25 00:50:36 GMT
    Anton Black (Submitted photo)Anton Black (Submitted photo)
    Anton Black (Submitted photo)Anton Black (Submitted photo)
    An autopsy report says a teenager's heart condition and mental illness were significant factors in his "sudden cardiac death" during a struggle with police officers in the small Eastern Shore of Maryland town of Greensboro last year.More
    An autopsy report says a teenager's heart condition and mental illness were significant factors in his "sudden cardiac death" during a struggle with police officers in the small Eastern Shore of Maryland town of Greensboro last year.           More
  • In its 20th Year, Ocean City Blood Drive Seeks Donors

    In its 20th Year, Ocean City Blood Drive Seeks Donors

    Wednesday, January 23 2019 5:42 AM EST2019-01-23 10:42:59 GMT
    Wednesday, January 23 2019 9:10 AM EST2019-01-23 14:10:20 GMT
    The 20th Annual Ocean City Blood Drive is seeking donorsMore
    The 20th Annual Ocean City Blood Drive is seeking donorsMore
  • Full Interview: Former Philadelphia Eagles Player Address OC Prayer Breakfast

    Full Interview: Former Philadelphia Eagles Player Address OC Prayer Breakfast

    Former Philadelphia Eagles place kicker, David Akers, was the special guest speaker Friday morning at the annual Ocean City Prayer Breakfast at the Clarion Hotel. Akers was there to spread his message of faith, hard work, and perseverance. We had the opportunity to ask Akers about his message before he spoke, and also get his thoughts on the Eagles playoff game this Sunday in New Orleans against the Saints.
     

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    Former Philadelphia Eagles place kicker, David Akers, was the special guest speaker Friday morning at the annual Ocean City Prayer Breakfast at the Clarion Hotel. Akers was there to spread his message of faith, hard work, and perseverance. We had the opportunity to ask Akers about his message before he spoke, and also get his thoughts on the Eagles playoff game this Sunday in New Orleans against the Saints.
     

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  • DHSS Releases 2018 Study Showing Continuing Decline in Primary Care Physicians Across the State

    DHSS Releases 2018 Study Showing Continuing Decline in Primary Care Physicians Across the State

    Thursday, January 3 2019 11:39 AM EST2019-01-03 16:39:01 GMT
    Thursday, January 3 2019 11:39 AM EST2019-01-03 16:39:01 GMT
    The number of full-time equivalent primary care physicians providing direct patient care in Delaware in 2018 declined about 6 percent from 2013, , according to a new University of Delaware study of the primary care physician workforce.More
    The number of full-time equivalent primary care physicians providing direct patient care in Delaware in 2018 declined about 6 percent from 2013, , according to a new University of Delaware study of the primary care physician workforce.More
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  • WBOC Breaks Ground on Solar Farm

    WBOC Breaks Ground on Solar Farm

    Mar 22, 2019 02:52 PM2019-03-22 18:52:00 GMT
    WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm to be built in back of WBOC's Salisbury location. (Photo: WBOC)WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm to be built in back of WBOC's Salisbury location. (Photo: WBOC)
    WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm to be built in back of WBOC's Salisbury location. (Photo: WBOC)WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm to be built in back of WBOC's Salisbury location. (Photo: WBOC)

    The solar farm, the first in Salisbury city limits, is expected to cover all the energy needs of the television station in Salisbury.

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    WBOC will make history in 2019 by building the first solar farm within the Salisbury city limits.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at WBOC, where the solar farm will be built on a portion of the 20 acres behind the station's NewsPlex.

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  • Tyson Recalls Chicken Strips Due to Metal Fears

    Tyson Recalls Chicken Strips Due to Metal Fears

    Friday, March 22 2019 8:45 AM EDT2019-03-22 12:45:34 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 9:18 AM EDT2019-03-22 13:18:28 GMT
    (Photo: Tyson)(Photo: Tyson)
    (Photo: Tyson)(Photo: Tyson)
    Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.More
    Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal.           More
  • Some Major Companies, Institutions on Delmarva Tapping into Power of the Sun

    Some Major Companies, Institutions on Delmarva Tapping into Power of the Sun

    Mar 22, 2019 03:01 PM2019-03-22 19:01:00 GMT
    Perdue Farms' solar farm at the company's corporate headquarters in Salisbury, Md. (Photo:  Chopper 16)Perdue Farms' solar farm at the company's corporate headquarters in Salisbury, Md. (Photo: Chopper 16)
    Perdue Farms' solar farm at the company's corporate headquarters in Salisbury, Md. (Photo:  Chopper 16)Perdue Farms' solar farm at the company's corporate headquarters in Salisbury, Md. (Photo: Chopper 16)

    WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm that will be built in back of the company's flagship location in Salisbury, Md. It's not just WBOC that is realizing the benefits of adopting solar power. Perdue Farms, Salisbury University and the Town of Ocean City are harnessing the power of the sun to help provide for their energy needs.

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    WBOC on Friday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new solar farm that will be built in back of the company's flagship location in Salisbury, Md. It's not just WBOC that is realizing the benefits of adopting solar power. Perdue Farms, Salisbury University and the Town of Ocean City are harnessing the power of the sun to help provide for their energy needs.

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  • Dorchester County Teachers Demand Change After Violent Student Behaviors

    Dorchester County Teachers Demand Change After Violent Student Behaviors

    Dorchester County teachers came before the school board and superintendent on Thursday night to ask for more support after they say violent student behaviors are growing in the classrooms.

    Dorchester Educators President Katie Holbrook says teachers are being ignored by the board and superintendent in their requests for help, and change needs to happen quickly.

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    Dorchester County teachers came before the school board and superintendent on Thursday night to ask for more support after they say violent student behaviors are growing in the classrooms.

    Dorchester Educators President Katie Holbrook says teachers are being ignored by the board and superintendent in their requests for help, and change needs to happen quickly.

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  • "Hood Fight Salisbury" Cell Phone Videos

    "Hood Fight Salisbury" Cell Phone Videos

    27 cell phone videos depicting brutal streets fights among teenagers in Salisbury were posted online. Local leaders including the Mayor, State's Attorney and a Reverend react to the media.More
    27 cell phone videos depicting brutal streets fights among teenagers in Salisbury were posted online. Local leaders including the Mayor, State's Attorney and a Reverend react to the media.More
  • Ocean City Officials React to Back to School Start Date

    Ocean City Officials React to Back to School Start Date

    Lawmakers have voted and the choice could be in the hands of Maryland school districts to decide when school is back in session. 

    But, Ocean City officials argue a shorter summer, could negatively impact the local economy. 

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    Lawmakers have voted and the choice could be in the hands of Maryland school districts to decide when school is back in session. 

    But, Ocean City officials argue a shorter summer, could negatively impact the local economy. 

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