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 2020-08-14 02:03 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Friday, Aug. 14...

BUNT IT, BRYCE!...

 2020-08-14 02:03 

Delaware County Daily Times

Bohm is a hit in his Phillies' debut...

PHILADELPHIA — It might have been a little overshadowed, considering his new team was in the process of being easily swept by a Baltimore Orioles club less than a year...

 2020-08-14 01:51 

Delaware State News

Best Bets: Millsboro youth lends voice to big-screen animated film...

It's good to have friends in high places. Twelve-year-old Lynden Prosser found that out recently when his big-screen voice debut almost never happened. The young actor from Millsboro has one of the main roles in the English-dubbed version of the 2019 ...

 2020-08-14 01:32 

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Lake Forest joins other districts, plans to start school year remotely...

FELTON — In similar fashion to others across the state, Lake Forest School District will begin the upcoming academic year remotely before tentatively transitioning to hybrid learning with a phased in approach, the school board decided Thursday. The ...

 2020-08-14 01:26 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Orioles beat Phillies 11-4, complete 3-game sweep...

Pedro Severino and Rio Ruiz hit homers to back Thomas Eshelman and the Orioles beat the Phillies 11-4 Thursday to complete a three-game sweep....

 2020-08-14 00:39 

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Flyers' Gostisbehere hoping to speed up his progress...

To some degree, Shayne Gostisbehere was a surprise starter Wednesday night when the Flyers opened what they hope is a long playoff season. Considering the way Game 1 of the...

 2020-08-14 00:22 

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Letter to the Editor: Feds have a role in preserving the peace...

To the Times:...

 2020-08-14 00:08 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Labor union leaders hurting Pa. climate efforts...

BY Greg Vitali...

 2020-08-13 23:48 

Delaware State News

Ocean City Air Show flies high this weekend...

OCEAN CITY, Md. — The 13th annual Ocean City Air Show looked like it was going to be yet another casualty of the summer entertainment season as the COVID-19 pandemic grounded the high-flying aerial acrobatics back on June 13-14. However, the event w...

 2020-08-13 23:40 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phillies' roster shuffles impacted by Kingery's scuffles...

PHILADELPHIA — Adam Haseley went down, so Alec Bohm came up, two of the Phillies' too-few successful recent drafting stories gaining new chapters Thursday....

 2020-08-13 23:37 

Delaware State News

Sports parents want voices heard by state board...

The idea only occurred to Kelly Klerlein Boettcher on Sunday morning. The mother of a pair of senior high school student-athletes, she didn't like the fact that they weren't going to get to play their fall seasons — at least not in the fall....

 2020-08-13 23:27 

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Upper Darby product Bruce showing his mettle at home and at West Chester...

There are stories of perseverance, and then there's Isaiah Bruce's story....

 2020-08-13 22:35 

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Commentary: AIDS Walk organizer sees COVID-19 similarities...

By John Beckley As I began to prepare for AIDS Walk Delaware 2020, a parallel scenario formed in my mind. People are getting sick, some passing along a virus but showing no symptoms. Many people think only a certain population needs to worry about dying. ...

 2020-08-13 22:31 

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Letter to the Editor: Rocha is a leader Dover needs...

It's time, Dover. A new generation of leaders is stepping forward to address what I can only describe as a new generation of challenges. Gerald Rocha has my full support and endorsement as one of those new leaders. I have known Gerald for the past 20 ...

 2020-08-13 22:29 

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Speak Out: COVID-19 housing assistance announced...

Citing the fears of many Delawareans challenged to make rent and mortgage payments during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, state leaders announced Monday that $40 million in assistance is now available for those most affected. Well, this should be a popular...

 2020-08-13 21:56 

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Family travels from Arkansas to look for missing Dover man...

DOVER — A missing man's family members continued a Dover-area search Thursday, passing out flyers and seeking clues from community members. Osita Benedict Igwe, 35, hasn't been seen or heard from by his family since being released from Howar...

 2020-08-13 21:26 

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Suspect sought after Magnolia shooting incident...

MAGNOLIA — An unknown suspect was sought after several shots were fired at a 17-year-old male on a front porch Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. A residence in the unit block of Cherry Drive West in the Paris Vi...

 2020-08-13 21:25 

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Police: Several persons struck by vehicle...

ELLENDALE — A 37-year-old woman was charged with multiple counts of reckless endangering after allegedly trying to strike several people with her vehicle Wednesday morning, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl....

 2020-08-13 21:19 

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Kent, Sussex sees spike in COVID cases...

DOVER — The amount of new COVID-19 cases in Delaware was the highest its been since July 28, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health's (DPH) daily report on Thursday. The DPH announced 114 new positive cases of the virus for the data...

 2020-08-13 21:11 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Neighbors rally to support Middletown family after tornado, fire damage to home...

A Middletown home was devastated by a fire after getting hit by last week's tornado....

 2020-08-13 21:07 

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Former WW II ship becomes part of state's artificial reef system...

INDIAN RIVER — Scuba divers relish the opportunity to search for sunken treasures. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is happy to give them some unique places to explore on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean and Dela...

 2020-08-13 20:57 

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US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment dropped below 1 million last week for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak took hold in the U.S. five months ago, but layoffs are still running extraordinarily high.The fig...

 2020-08-13 20:50 

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For Americans waiting on virus aid, no new relief in sight...

WASHINGTON (AP) — With talks on emergency coronavirus aid having stalled out, both sides played the blame game Thursday rather than make any serious moves to try to break their stalemate. Official Washington is emptying, national politics is consumi...

 2020-08-13 20:45 

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Is it safe to drink from a fountain during the pandemic?...

Is it safe to drink from a water fountain during the pandemic?There's no evidence you can get COVID-19 from the water itself. But since the virus may linger on surfaces, experts say to avoid fountains if you can or to limit any direct contact when usi...

 2020-08-13 20:23 

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Carney signs legislation banning use of chokeholds by law enforcement...

WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney today signed House Bill 350, which bans the use of chokeholds by all law enforcement agencies in Delaware. Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, D-Wilmington, and Sen. Elizabeth Lockman, D-Wilmington, are the prime sponsors of the le...

 2020-08-13 19:55 

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UAE to establish full diplomatic ties with Israel...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced Thursday they are establishing full diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal that required Israel to halt its contentious plan to annex occupied West Bank land sought by the Palestin...

 2020-08-13 19:46 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Phillies promote top prospect, shake up lineup...

As Alec Bohm comes up to stay, as GM Matt Klentak said, Scott Kingery could be losing playing time....

 2020-08-13 19:13 

Delaware State News

Sheriff's sales start back up in Kent Co....

DOVER — Last week, the Kent County Sheriff's Office conducted its first sale since March, generating $5,280 in commissions on five properties sold. The sales list began with 28 properties before dropping to five Aug. 6. About 30 people attended ...

 2020-08-13 19:11 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Vinny Curry returns to Eagles after mourning brother's death from COVID-19...

Vinny Curry only decided recently that he wanted to return to the NFL....

 2020-08-13 18:43 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Letters: America must lead; understanding voting by mail...

America must lead the fight against COVID-19. The public doesn't understand voting by mail....

 2020-08-13 18:28 

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Former Gov. Markell turns to songwriting, focusing on social justice...

DOVER — Governors do a lot of different things after leaving office. Mike Castle and Tom Carper went to Congress. Pete du Pont ran for president. Jack Markell biked across the country and wrote music. Wait, what? Mr. Markell, who served as governor ...

 2020-08-13 17:30 

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Seaford resident raises questions about election process...

SEAFORD — The city's 2020 municipal election season was one staged during a pandemic, highlighted by a large voter turnout and punctuated by debate. The record will show that David Genshaw retained the mayoral reins, turning back the challenge o...

 2020-08-13 17:18 

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Commission of Veterans Affairs passes the gavel...

Retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Charles Baldwin became chair of the Delaware Veterans Commission on August 1. A five-year member of the commission, he accepted the gavel from retired Army Col. Angela Showell. Retired Army Sgt. Major Anna Lopez, wh...

 2020-08-13 16:17 

Delaware State News

Wastewater, surface water and drinking water planning grant proposals now being accepted by DNREC, DPH...

State government agencies, county and municipal governments, and conservation districts can now submit proposals to DNREC and the Delaware Division of Public Health to receive matching grants for wastewater, surface water and drinking water project planni...

 2020-08-13 15:51 

Delaware County Daily Times

Thursday Update: There are 991 new coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania according to the Department of Health...

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed August 13 there are 991 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 122,121. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania...

 2020-08-13 15:50 

Delaware State News

Trump: Widespread mail-in voting hard without funding USPS...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in...

 2020-08-13 15:50 

Delaware State News

Trump: Widespread mail-in voting hard without funding USPS...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in...

 2020-08-13 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Rock Music Menu: Are drive-in shows the future of music concerts? Not likely...

One of the unforeseen side effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been a marked uptick in attendance at drive-in theaters across the country, as people are desperate to be entertained...

 2020-08-13 14:31 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Biden, Harris to give DNC convention speeches at Chase Center in Wilmington...

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will deliver their convention speeches at the Chase Center in Wilmington next week, the Biden campaign said Thursday....

 2020-08-13 13:27 

Delaware County Daily Times

Yardening: Here come the Spotted Lanternflies...

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment...

 2020-08-13 12:38 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

As Phillies struggle, could Realmuto decide to sign somewhere else?...

Do the Phillies have too many holes to afford re-signing J.T. Realmuto?...

 2020-08-13 10:01 

Delaware State News

QOTD: How should government help musicians, theatre performers and venue owners?...

Here is the Question of the Day: Many people, including performers, consumers and venue owners, consider live music and theatre to be an essential part of life. For some, it is a full-time job and like people in other career fields, they have lost their i...

 2020-08-13 09:41 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: School district cuts busing; Dumping 'tank' angers FOP; Carter Hart stars as Flyers get playoff win...

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

 2020-08-13 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Birdhouse on Wilmington's Riverfront causes minor political flap...

A Delaware artist who makes birdhouses is displaying two of them at Tubman Garrett Park, the designs of which have caused a stir....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Back to school in Delaware: How does your school district plan to start the year?...

In early August, the governor gave schools the all clear to pursue hybrid learning. But even so, many districts are opting to start the year remote....

 2020-08-13 09:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

With football season uncertain, UD takes steps to help Blue Hens players...

With football and other fall sports moving to spring the University of Delaware extended the scholarships of fifth-year players graduating in December....

 2020-08-13 08:47 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: August 13, 2020...

100 Years Ago 1920: Peter Yussel, a sailor on an oil tanker at Marcus Hook, is still looking for his pet poll-parrot, which disappeared this week, and all because...

 2020-08-13 03:32 

Delaware County Daily Times

Hart smooth as ever in playoff debut, Flyers win opener...

In a game that easily lived up to its billing, goalie Carter Hart won the first bout with his counterpart idol and the Flyers doggedly protected a tight lead through...

 2020-08-13 02:49 

Delaware State News

Historic Biden-Harris ticket debuts in Wilmington...

WILMINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris laid out their vision for the next four years if elected in November, making stark distinctions between their plans for the White House and Donald Trump's presidency....

 2020-08-13 02:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

Phillies Notebook: Connor Brogdon continues to play video game after getting call to bigs...

PHILADELPHIA — Connor Brogdon was playing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on his computer when the call came Tuesday afternoon. That he kept playing, even after being officially summoned to the big...

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