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  • Laura Landry Looks To Defend Her Title at US 13 Dragway

    Laura Landry Looks To Defend Her Title at US 13 Dragway

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:58:14 GMT
    DELMAR, Del.- As 25-year-old Laura Landry pulls up to her spot on the track at US 13 Dragway, she knows behind the wheel on her 1967 Chevelle."Ever since I saw it I definitely wanted to get in," said Landry. "I begged my dad for years to have one."She would watch her father race as a young girl. That's when she knew this was what she wanted to do."My ultimate goal was always to qualify for the bracket finals," said her father, Richard Landry. "I finally had done that in 2002. And after that, ...More
    DELMAR, Del.- As 25-year-old Laura Landry pulls up to her spot on the track at US 13 Dragway, she knows behind the wheel on her 1967 Chevelle."Ever since I saw it I definitely wanted to get in," said Landry. "I begged my dad for years to have one."She would watch her father race as a young girl. That's when she knew this was what she wanted to do."My ultimate goal was always to qualify for the bracket finals," said her father, Richard Landry. "I finally had done that in 2002. And after that, ...More
  • Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:40:38 GMT
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:38:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
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  • Salisbury University Police Guide New Students

    Salisbury University Police Guide New Students

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:30:53 GMT
    Salisbury University Police have issued a traffic advisory on Camden Avenue between College Avenue and Pine Bluff Road from 6 a.m.-2 p.m.More
    Salisbury University Police have issued a traffic advisory on Camden Avenue between College Avenue and Pine Bluff Road from 6 a.m.-2 p.m.More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:38:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
  • Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General's Takeover Bid

    Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General's Takeover Bid

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:31:48 GMT
    MATTHEWS, NC. - Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined it wasn't reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.Dol...More
    MATTHEWS, NC. - Family Dollar has rejected a takeover bid from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard for the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined it wasn't reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.Dol...More
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  • Nats Stretch Streak to 10 With 1-0 Win vs. D-Backs

    Nats Stretch Streak to 10 With 1-0 Win vs. D-Backs

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:14:29 GMT
    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.More
    Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
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  • Maryland Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule

    Maryland Announces 2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:15:49 GMT
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon announced the Maryland men's basketball team's 2014-15 schedule today. Fans are encouraged to click here for more ticket information.More
    Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon announced the Maryland men's basketball team's 2014-15 schedule today. Fans are encouraged to click here for more ticket information.
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  • Laura Landry Looks To Defend Her Title at US 13 Dragway

    Laura Landry Looks To Defend Her Title at US 13 Dragway

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:58:14 GMT
    DELMAR, Del.- As 25-year-old Laura Landry pulls up to her spot on the track at US 13 Dragway, she knows behind the wheel on her 1967 Chevelle."Ever since I saw it I definitely wanted to get in," said Landry. "I begged my dad for years to have one."She would watch her father race as a young girl. That's when she knew this was what she wanted to do."My ultimate goal was always to qualify for the bracket finals," said her father, Richard Landry. "I finally had done that in 2002. And after that, ...More
    DELMAR, Del.- As 25-year-old Laura Landry pulls up to her spot on the track at US 13 Dragway, she knows behind the wheel on her 1967 Chevelle."Ever since I saw it I definitely wanted to get in," said Landry. "I begged my dad for years to have one."She would watch her father race as a young girl. That's when she knew this was what she wanted to do."My ultimate goal was always to qualify for the bracket finals," said her father, Richard Landry. "I finally had done that in 2002. And after that, ...More
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  • Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

    Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:04:19 GMT
    A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing.More
    A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.More
  • Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

    Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:04:13 GMT
    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in...More
    Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.More
  • GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:04:11 GMT
    A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.More
    A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water.More
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  • Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash

    Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:44:04 GMT
    Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More
    Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More
  • Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:34:29 GMT
    Albert Reynolds, the straight-talking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with...More
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's...More
  • Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:25:05 GMT
    Officials from the World Health Organization are visiting two hospitals treating Ebola patients in Liberia, where authorities have sealed off entire neighborhoods in an effort to stop the outbreak.More
    Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded in an effort to stop...More
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  • Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Jeff Gordon Visits Rehoboth Beach

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:40:38 GMT
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
    Four-time Dover International Speedway winner Jeff Gordon spent the day exploring downstate Delaware Wednesday while in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover.More
  • Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Fire Officials: Adaptor Malfunction, Hoarding Contributed to Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-21 20:50:54 GMT
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
    The Maryland State Fire Marshal said a wooden building fire Thursday afternoon amounted to $110,000 in damages.More
  • Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Md. and Del. Get Part of $16.65B Bank of America Settlement

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:38:28 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
    WASHINGTON (AP/WBOC) - Bank of American reached a record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and six states, which include Maryland and Delaware. The settlement was over the company's sale of mortgage-backed securities in the months leading up to the financial crisis. It is by far the largest deal the Justice Department has reached with a bank over the 2008 mortgage meltdown.Maryland will get $75 million, according to Attorney General Doug Gansler. "With this settlement...More
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