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    Virginia to Look at Spaceport Deal After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 12:48 PM EST2014-11-19 17:48:08 GMT
    Wednesday, November 19 2014 1:07 PM EST2014-11-19 18:07:12 GMT
    Virginia officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences Corp. following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.More
    Virginia officials plan to re-examine a spaceport deal with Orbital Sciences Corp. following a rocket explosion that damaged a state-owned launch pad.More
  • Engine in Failed Rocket Launch Likely to be Pulled

    Engine in Failed Rocket Launch Likely to be Pulled

    Wednesday, November 5 2014 9:12 AM EST2014-11-05 14:12:42 GMT
    Wednesday, November 5 2014 10:15 AM EST2014-11-05 15:15:52 GMT
    Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.More
    Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.More
  • Latest on Antares Rocket Explosion Investigation

    Latest on Antares Rocket Explosion Investigation

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-10-29 23:46:00 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:36 AM EDT2014-10-30 11:36:02 GMT
    Orbital Science's CEO David Thompson told investors in a Wednesday afternoon conference call that early investigations show the launch pad on Wallops Island appears to have been spared from any major damage.More
    Orbital Science's CEO David Thompson told investors in a Wednesday afternoon conference call that early investigations show the launch pad on Wallops Island appears to have been spared from any major damage.More
  • Viewers Capture Antares Launch Explosion

    Viewers Capture Antares Launch Explosion

    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:32 AM EDT2014-10-30 11:32:26 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-10-30 12:53:18 GMT
    When the Antares rocket exploded just 6 seconds after launch Tuesday evening, many news organizations were on the scene ready to capture every breathtaking moment of the aftermath. News cameras weren't the only ones rolling, however. Many people watching across Delmarva had their cellphones or their cameras pointed toward the NASA Wallops Island Flight facility, hoping to capture those moments.More
    When the Antares rocket exploded just 6 seconds after launch Tuesday evening, many news organizations were on the scene ready to capture every breathtaking moment of the aftermath. News cameras weren't the only ones rolling, however. Many people watching across Delmarva had their cellphones or their cameras pointed toward the NASA Wallops Island Flight facility, hoping to capture those moments.More
  • Learning More about the Private-Company behind the Antares Rocket Launch

    Learning More about the Private-Company behind the Antares Rocket Launch

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-10-29 22:52:24 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-10-30 12:50:37 GMT
    The company behind Tuesday's Antares rocket launch is one of the world's leading space technology companies, and NASA has been a loyal customer.Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers.More
    The company behind Tuesday's Antares rocket launch is one of the world's leading space technology companies, and NASA has been a loyal customer.Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers.More
  • Some Damage Discovered After Antares Rocket Explosion

    Some Damage Discovered After Antares Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-10-29 23:08:08 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-10-30 04:11:37 GMT
    One day after the Antares Rocket explosion homes and businesses near the launch site are damaged.More
    One day after the Antares Rocket explosion homes and businesses near the launch site are damaged.More
  • Student Science Projects Lost in Explosion

    Student Science Projects Lost in Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-10-30 02:17:48 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-10-30 02:34:46 GMT
    Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station.More
    Eighteen groups of students have lost science projects that were onboard an unmanned rocket that exploded in Virginia after taking off for the International Space Station.More
  • Wallops Flight Facility Releases Initial Damage Assessment After Rocket Explosion

    Wallops Flight Facility Releases Initial Damage Assessment After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:29:29 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-10-30 01:29:30 GMT
    The Wallops Incident Response Team has wrapped up its initial assessment of Wallops Island following Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion shortly after liftoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    The Wallops Incident Response Team has wrapped up its initial assessment of Wallops Island following Tuesday's Antares rocket explosion shortly after liftoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
  • Russians Deliver Space Station Cargo After Rocket Explosion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:35:26 GMT
    Wednesday, October 29 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-10-29 19:41:26 GMT
    WBOC Chopper 16 video still of the Antares rocket explosion, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.WBOC Chopper 16 video still of the Antares rocket explosion, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
    The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.More
    The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.More
  • Chopper 16 Footage of Antares Rocket Explosion

    Chopper 16 Footage of Antares Rocket Explosion

    WBOC Chopper 16 was on the scene of Tuesday night's explosion of the Antares rocket at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    WBOC Chopper 16 was on the scene of Tuesday night's explosion of the Antares rocket at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
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  • Extended Coverage of the Wallops Island Rocket Explosion

    Extended Coverage of the Wallops Island Rocket Explosion

    From the WBOC News at 11, a look at the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.

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    From the WBOC News at 11, a look at the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
  • NASA Statement on Explosion

    NASA Statement on Explosion

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-10-29 02:51:17 GMT
    Tuesday, October 28 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-10-29 02:53:31 GMT
    No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.More
    No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.More
  • Watch: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

    Watch: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Liftoff

    Live footage of the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
    Live footage of the Antares rocket explosion that occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 28, 2014 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. There were no reported injuries.More
  • Rocket Explodes Seconds After Liftoff

    Rocket Explodes Seconds After Liftoff

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-10-28 22:41:43 GMT
    Oct 29, 2014 08:18 AM2015-01-29 16:09:16 GMT
    An Antares rocket scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on  Virginia's Eastern Shore exploded shortly after liftoff. The unmanned commercial supply ship was bound for the International Space Station.NASA said Orbital Sciences is currently evaluating the status of its mission.More
    An Antares rocket scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday from the Wallops Island Flight Facility on  Virginia's Eastern Shore exploded shortly after liftoff. The unmanned commercial supply ship was bound for the International Space Station.NASA said Orbital Sciences is currently evaluating the status of its mission.More
  • New Date Set for Wallops Island Orb-3 Mission Launch

    New Date Set for Wallops Island Orb-3 Mission Launch

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-10-23 00:51:06 GMT
    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-10-23 00:51:07 GMT
    A date is now set for the next cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.More
    A date is now set for the next cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.
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  • Hurricane Gonzalo Could Impact Wallops Launch

    Hurricane Gonzalo Could Impact Wallops Launch

    Thursday, October 16 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-10-16 05:09:24 GMT
    Thursday, October 16 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-10-16 05:09:25 GMT
    Tracking teams from the NASA-Wallops Island Flight Facility are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Gonzalo, as it could impact a launch scheduled for later this month.More
    Tracking teams from the NASA-Wallops Island Flight Facility are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Gonzalo, as it could impact a launch scheduled for later this month.More
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    Man Arrested for Walking Naked in Salisbury

    09/26/2017 11:48:00 -04:002017-09-26 15:48:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-09-26 16:48:51 GMT
    He was found wearing only socks and shoes, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.More
    A Salisbury man was arrested early Tuesday morning for indecent exposure after he was found walking down the road wearing only socks and shoes, according to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office.More
  • Updated: Police ID Suspect Shot and Killed in Coverdale Home Invasion

    Police: Suspect in Coverdale Home Invasion Shot and Killed

    09/25/2017 07:08:00 -04:002017-09-25 11:08:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:57:44 GMT
    Delaware State Police have released the name of the suspect shot and killed in a home invasion that occurred late Sunday night in the Coverdale area east of Bridgeville.More
    Delaware State Police have released the name of the suspect shot and killed in a home invasion that occurred late Sunday night in the Coverdale area east of Bridgeville.More
  • Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide Tablets

    09/26/2017 10:18:00 -04:002017-09-26 14:18:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 26 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-09-26 16:47:56 GMT
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    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
    The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.More
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    Murder Investigation Underway in Somerset County

    Maryland State Police are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred this afternoon in Princess Anne. The victim is a male believed to be in his thirties, although troopers are still working to identify him. Anyone with more information is being asked to call Maryland State Police.

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    Maryland State Police are investigating an apparent homicide that occurred this afternoon in Princess Anne. The victim is a male believed to be in his thirties, although troopers are still working to identify him. Anyone with more information is being asked to call Maryland State Police.

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  • Golden Retriever Show Attracts Thousands to Salisbury

    Golden Retriever Show Attracts Thousands to Salisbury

    The 2017 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty is coming to Salisbury. The events will take at the Wicomico Civic Center as well as the Crown Sports Center in Fruitland.

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    The 2017 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty is coming to Salisbury. The events will take at the Wicomico Civic Center as well as the Crown Sports Center in Fruitland.

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  • Local Sports Fans React to NFL Protests

    Local Sports Fans React to NFL Protests

    NFL players across the country linked arms and kneeled down on one knee - all to take a stand against President Donald Trump and a statement he made last Friday.

    "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a b----h off the field, right now," President Trump said.

    And with that polarizing statement, players unified and protested even more, prompting fans from coast to coast to weigh in.

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    NFL players across the country linked arms and kneeled down on one knee - all to take a stand against President Donald Trump and a statement he made last Friday.

    "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a b----h off the field, right now," President Trump said.

    And with that polarizing statement, players unified and protested even more, prompting fans from coast to coast to weigh in.

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