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 2020-06-01 21:09 

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Floyd's brother pleads for peace in US...

MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd's brother pleaded for peace in the streets Monday, saying destruction is "not going to bring my brother back at all," while President Donald Trump berated most of the nation's governors as "weak" fo...

 2020-06-01 21:00 

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Letters: After demonstrations, accountability; Christina schools referendum needs support...

Letters to the editor on George Floyd protests and Christina School District referendum....

 2020-06-01 20:25 

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'A complete surprise': Carney reacts to Trump calling governors 'weak' for response to protests...

When the president called governors...

 2020-06-01 20:09 

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The National Guard arrives in Philadelphia. What's next? No one really knows....
 2020-06-01 19:50 

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More good news in COVID data as Delaware takes steps forward in reopening, testing and tracing...

DOVER — The spread of COVID-19 continues to slow in Delaware as the First State takes more steps toward reopening. Many businesses were allowed to open with limits Monday, the same day officials announced the state has started doing contact tracing ...

 2020-06-01 19:39 

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Guest Column: Why America must deal with legacy of racism...
 2020-06-01 19:37 

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Separate Dover shootings leave one man struck and homes hit...

Two men jumped out of car Sunday night in Dover and shot a man in his leg. Police are looking for them....

 2020-06-01 19:07 

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Man shot during road rage incident in Newark early Sunday...

Three people have been arrested after a road rage incident in Newark early Sunday that ended with one of them being shot early Sunday morning....

 2020-06-01 19:04 

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Delaware state museums reopening with self-guided tours...

Delaware's five state museums will begin reopening this week with self-guided tours by reservation. In accordance with the Phase I reopening plans issued by Gov. John Carney, museums administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Aff...

 2020-06-01 18:48 

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Six homes damaged in Dover shooting incident...

DOVER No injuries were reported during a shooting incident that damaged six homes early Monday, Dover Police said. Officers were called to the scene in the 800 block of Woodcrest Turn at 12:48 a.m. for a shots fired report, according to spokesman Master C...

 2020-06-01 18:36 

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Man suffers leg wound in Dover shooting...

DOVER A 20-year-old man suffered a leg wound when shot Sunday night after being approached by two masked suspects while walking, authorities said. The incident occurred around 8:31 p.m. in the area of Cecil Street and North Governors Avenue and Dover Poli...

 2020-06-01 17:57 

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Dover is under a curfew until further notice. What does that mean and why?...

The curfew is in effect from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and contains some exceptions....

 2020-06-01 17:37 

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NAACP calls for abolishing some state use-of-force laws...

WILMINGTON Citing recent deadly interactions with law enforcement officers past and present nationwide, the Delaware NAACP State Conference of Branches on Sunday urged state officials to abolish some laws connected to police use of force policies. In a ne...

 2020-06-01 17:37 

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NAACP calls for abolishing some Delaware use-of-force laws...

WILMINGTON Citing recent deadly interactions with law enforcement officers past and present nationwide, the Delaware NAACP State Conference of Branches on Sunday urged state officials to abolish some laws connected to police use-of-force policies. In a ne...

 2020-06-01 17:19 

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In Wilmington, Biden says he will create police oversight board in first 100 days of presidency...

Joe Biden met with about a dozen community leaders at Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, including U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester....

 2020-06-01 16:54 

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La Fia/Merchant Bar owners unsure when they'll reopen after Saturday's looting...

Owners of Wilmington's La Fia and Merchant Bar are unsure when they'll reopen after Saturday riot. They've also boarded windows of Trolley's Crow Bar....

 2020-06-01 16:43 

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Biden meets with black leaders at Wilmington church amid unrest...

WILMINGTON— Joe Biden vowed to address "institutional racism" in his first 100 days in office as he met with community leaders at a predominantly African American church in Delaware Monday morning, leaving home for a second consecutive day t...

 2020-06-01 16:39 

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Trump slams governors as 'weak,' urges crackdown on protests...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday derided many governors as "weak" and demanded tougher crackdowns on burning and stealing among some demonstrations in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of American citi...

 2020-06-01 16:39 

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Brave 1968 Olympic medal-stand message still goes unheeded...

Tommie Smith and John Carlos called attention to racial injustice on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City but problems still fester....

 2020-06-01 15:39 

Delaware County Daily Times

Monday Update: Pennsylvania has 72,282 coranavirus cases after an increase of 356, according to the Department of Health...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed June 1 there are 356 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 72,282. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have...

 2020-06-01 14:45 

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One arrest reported as Dover assesses protest damage...

DOVER City officials continued to assess the damage following several hours of protest Sunday that reportedly began peacefully and escalated into violence by the end of the night. According to Dover Police, one arrest was made after a rock was allegedly t...

 2020-06-01 13:21 

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A Slice of Magic Pizzeria appears in Dover...

DOVER Since it arrived at the same time as a pandemic, you may have missed the opening of a quaint little pizza shop in Dover. A Slice of Magic Pizzeria launched March 2, within the Liberty gas station on Del. 8. Owned by Dan Cain and Lloyd Wilson, it bri...

 2020-06-01 13:14 

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Traffic near Elsmere blocked following crash...

Emergency crews are at the scene of a crash involving a van and dump truck at Kirkwood Highway and Clifton Avenue....

 2020-06-01 13:07 

Delaware County Daily Times

State issues warning about scammers targeting WIC participants...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health warned Pennsylvania's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) participants of potential scams and cautioned them not to disclose their...

 2020-06-01 12:23 

Delaware County Daily Times

PHOTOS: Volunteers begin cleanup at 69th Street in Upper Darby...

After a night of looting and damage, volunteers where on the scene at 69th Street in Upper Darby this morning....

 2020-06-01 12:03 

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Submit a photo and message to your local 2020 high school graduate...

Readers are invited to share a photo and message of their local 2020 high school graduates. Select from the appropriate high school below and upload a photo and a brief message. Caesar Rodney High Dover High Lake Forest High Milford High Polytech High Smy...

 2020-06-01 11:53 

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Wilmington man dies after motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon...

A 49-year-old man from Wilmington died after a crash that occurred when he tried to pass an SUV on his motorcycle, according to police....

 2020-06-01 11:00 

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Smyrna tulips...

Carla Wilson of Smyrna took this photo in her backyard in the Willowwood subdivision on April 16....

 2020-06-01 09:44 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Looting, violence and curfews follow peaceful protests; Primary during coronavirus is election test run; Cuts change on-air look at Channel 3...

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region....

 2020-06-01 09:00 

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Wilmington mayor's costly suit against treasurer headed to mediation...

Taxpayers will still foot attorneys' bills in the case....

 2020-06-01 09:00 

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How fast is too fast? Delaware officials, stakeholders divided how to reopen amid pandemic...

Criticism of Gov. John Carney's reopening plan shows a growing political divide ahead of the 2020 elections over how Delaware handles the pandemic....

 2020-06-01 08:49 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: June 1, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: "Buddy, we have not forgotten you." Post Commander George L. Armitage thus epitomized the spirit of Chester's soldiery yesterday in the Memorial Day exercises which...

 2020-06-01 03:20 

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Crash shuts both directions of Route 1 near Smyrna...

The crash, involving a tractor trailer and SUV, occurred at 10:25 p.m. Sunday....

 2020-06-01 03:04 

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Man shot in leg Saturday in Dover...

Dover officers responding to the area of Simon Circle about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday found a man with a single gunshot wound to the leg....

 2020-06-01 03:02 

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Peaceful protests in Dover splinter as night falls...

DOVER — From word of mouth to social media, hundreds answered the call to have their voices heard in Delaware Sunday as protests over Minnesota resident George Floyd's death at the hands of a police officer took place across the country. And whi...

 2020-06-01 02:20 

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Sound Off for Monday, June 1...

SEEING CLEARLY...

 2020-06-01 01:46 

Delaware County Daily Times

Lonnie Walker joins clean up in San Antonio while seeking 'peace'...

Lonnie Walker IV joined other San Antonio area residents Sunday to clean buildings and shops that were damaged during protests and riots a day earlier in the aftermath of George...

 2020-06-01 01:30 

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Dover declares state of emergency, curfew...

.DOVER Dover Mayor Robin Christiansen has declared a state of emergency and a curfew Monday until 6 a.m. amid reports of looting and damage at the Dover Mall and surrounding areas. This followed a day of peaceful protests in Dover over the police-related ...

 2020-06-01 01:00 

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Coastal Airport head exits after one year for NASA job...

GEORGETOWN — Last summer, Eric Littleton was a very happy camper. In July 2019 he landed what he considered the perfect close-to-home employment chapter in his storied aviation career as incoming manager of the Delaware Coastal Airport, owned by Sus...

 2020-06-01 00:43 

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'Shine a light': Group stages peaceful march in Seaford...

SEAFORD — Several hundred marchers walked a few streets in Seaford Sunday in peaceful protest, calling for the end to social racism and justice for George Floyd, the black man whose death May 25 at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer has...

 2020-06-01 00:38 

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Ready to roll: Delaware businesses begin Phase 1 opening...

Wondering when the business closures would hit was like "watching a thunderstorm coming off in the distance," said Mike Tigue, general manager for the Inn at Canal Square in Lewes. "And then all of a sudden we're in the midst of it," h...

 2020-06-01 00:34 

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State to begin virus contact tracing operations Monday...

SMYRNA — As positive cases of coronavirus moved back to double-digits Sunday, and hospitalizations continue to decline, the Division of Public Health announced that contact tracing operations will begin today. As today brings Phase One of recovery f...

 2020-06-01 00:17 

Delaware County Daily Times

Mayor Anthony Campuzano announces 8 p.m. curfew for Lansdowne Borough...

The following was posted online from Landowne mayor Anthony Campuzano: Due to recent events in our region and in consultation with the Lansdowne Police and Fire Departments, I am issuing...

 2020-06-01 00:11 

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Remember to honor military, vets with 'invisible wounds'...

By Dr. Chrisanne Gordon May was National Military Appreciation Month, an annual opportunity for us to honor veterans and active-duty members of our military services. This observance takes on special meaning in a year disrupted by COVID-19 because so many...

 2020-05-31 23:39 

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Delaware readies for the potential of more violence outside Wilmington Sunday night...

Wilmington rioting left shattered glass and dumpsters, trash cans and vehicles burned. It also left Delaware concerned over possibly more violence on Sunday....

 2020-05-31 23:26 

Delaware County Daily Times

VIDEO: Delaware County leaders call for peace as towns start enforcing 8 p.m. curfew...

Leaders throughout Delaware County posted this video Sunday night in a call for peace during the protests....

 2020-05-31 23:09 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: Absentee ballot raises questions...

I just received an absentee ballot application from the Department of Election. My understanding is that this same letter went out to all registered voters. The reason this letter was sent out is COVID-19. Of course, I don't want to expose myself unne...

 2020-05-31 22:10 

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Four people, including three teens, shot as violent protests raged in Wilmington...

Investigators did not believe Sunday afternoon that the shootings were related to the violent protests....

 2020-05-31 22:07 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: I voted for him, and yet ......

I'm reluctant to write this, but enough is enough! President Donald Trump acts like a child with his "I got you last" mentality. I voted for him, and considering the other party's selection, I will probably vote for him again. However, whe...

 2020-05-31 22:02 

Delaware County Daily Times

Upper Darby institutes 8 p.m. curfew...

Upper Darby mayor Barbarann Keffer sent the following to residents today:...

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