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 2019-07-24 01:36 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Cold air funnel clouds form across Delaware, but no damage expected...

People are spotting cold air funnel clouds across Delaware and New Jersey, according to the National Weather Service...

 2019-07-24 01:30 

Delaware State News

$600,000 in purses during Governor's Day races Thursday at state fair...

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway's richest program of the season will commence Thursday as part of the annual Governor's Day program during the Delaware State Fair. A 10-race card with nearly $600,000 in total purses will start at 7 p.m. Four...

 2019-07-23 22:02 

Delaware State News

Commentary: Community relations key for Cheswold police...

During the last year and in the future, the Cheswold Police Department has been looking into better ways to teach educate officers on the diverse nature of policing within our community and on our roadways. As officers, we reach people and contact them on...

 2019-07-23 21:58 

Delaware State News

- Delaware State News | Delaware State News...

Wake up, America! We have a dysfunctional and dangerous president who divides our nation along racial lines, idolizes murderous dictators, is incapable of using diplomatic protocols, treats refugees at our southern border inhumanely and dismantles safegua...

 2019-07-23 21:55 

Delaware State News

Speak Out: Changes at the top...

After a 12-year tenure that saw the state shift part of its voter registration system from paper to electronic and recently purchase new voting machines, Elaine Manlove has stepped down as Delaware's commissioner of election. Now, for the second time,...

 2019-07-23 21:47 

Delaware State News

Scenic Delaware: On Pickering Beach...

Brad Richardson of Dover took this photo at Pickering Beach on May 18....

 2019-07-23 20:30 

Delaware State News

US Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund...

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected...

 2019-07-23 20:17 

Delaware State News

Dagsboro's DDD pitch 'total waste of time and money'...

DAGSBORO — Georgetown, Seaford, Milford and Laurel are among eight municipalities benefiting from Delaware's Downtown Development District program. The town of Dagsboro is not. For the second time in three years, Dagsboro failed to make the grad...

 2019-07-23 19:06 

Delaware County Daily Times

Cops seeking woman in Newtown bank heist...

NEWTOWN — Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman who held up the Bryn Mawr Trust bank, 3601 West Chester Pike about 1:45 p.m. Monday....

 2019-07-23 18:17 

Delaware State News

Sussex Tech unveils work-based Career Capstone Program...

GEORGETOWN Sussex Technical High School officials Tuesday announced a new work-based capstone experience for its incoming freshman class, part of a transformation of the school's award-winning career and technical education program. Beginning with thi...

 2019-07-23 18:15 

Delaware State News

Boris Johnson chosen as new UK leader, now faces Brexit test...

LONDON — Boris Johnson, Britain's Brexit campaigner, was chosen as the U.K.'s next prime minister on Tuesday, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country. Johnson is set to...

 2019-07-23 18:09 

Delaware State News

Venezuelan blackout eases in some areas; opposition rallies...

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday sought to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but a relatively modest turnout at a Caracas demonstration highlighted the weariness of Venezuelans who des...

 2019-07-23 18:06 

Delaware State News

Biden criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill...

Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party. In a speech later Tuesday in New ...

 2019-07-23 18:03 

Delaware State News

FBI's Wray dodges questions on Mueller report's findings...

WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a lesson Tuesday in how to dodge questions about the special counsel's Russia investigation , offering a possible preview of what lawmakers can expect when Robert Mueller testifies to Congress. ...

 2019-07-23 17:58 

Delaware State News

Clydesdales star attraction at Delaware State Fair...

HARRINGTON — New farm animals visit the Delaware State Fair every year. But a specialized group is paying a visit to Harrington this year in honor of the fair's 100th anniversary. A team of 10 Budweiser Clydesdale horses can be found in the Mach...

 2019-07-23 17:27 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Woman identified who died after a crash with a tractor-trailer in Smyrna...

State Police have identified the woman who died in the Smyrna crash over the weekend....

 2019-07-23 16:38 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Shark Week 2019 guide: Dates, schedule, and how to watch...

Shark Week starts this Sunday, returning...

 2019-07-23 16:35 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Body recovered from Brandywine Creek in Wilmington...

A woman's body was recovered near the bridge that carries Northeast Boulevard over Brandywine Creek....

 2019-07-23 16:33 

Delaware County Daily Times

McCaffery: Eagles' training-camp fan policy is out of control...

PHILADELPHIA — Long, long, long before Sam Hinkie took the phrase mainstream, the Eagles had begun to trust a process they were convinced someday would work. The effort was to...

 2019-07-23 16:20 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

A day later, why no update on shooting of two Delmarva contractors in Wilmington?...

Two Delmarva Power contractors were shot in west Wilmington Monday afternoon. Police have declined to comment, leaving many details up in the air....

 2019-07-23 16:15 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Drunken driver pulls gun at car wash, accusing man of cutting in line...

A Harrington man waiting in line at a Dover car wash on Friday pulled out his gun and threatened to shoot a man for cutting in line, police said....

 2019-07-23 15:57 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Delaware State Police identify man fatally shot in Lincoln earlier this month...

State Police identified the shooting victim as 34-year-old man Brian D. Chirdon of the Lincoln area....

 2019-07-23 15:13 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Why a noose in a Delaware store touched off a controversy...

After a black woman found a noose in a local Home Depot we look at the history of nooses in the US...

 2019-07-23 15:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Check to see if you reunion has been scheduled...

Note: All reunion notices for events must be emailed to vcarey@delcotimes.com by Thursday at noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. All notices will appear online. Print is...

 2019-07-23 14:41 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

The story behind a man and his mannequin who stay along Brandywine Creek...

A mannequin hanging out by a camper near the Seventh Street Skatepark has drawn attention. Its owner is a longtime local artist....

 2019-07-23 14:23 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Woman hits 2 men with her SUV, killing one, after they fight with her boyfriend...

A 32-year-old woman hit two men with her car, killing one, in Dover on Friday night, police said....

 2019-07-23 13:53 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Carjacker shot man in downtown Dover early Sunday, police say...

A 32-year-old man was shot at and injured during a carjacking in downtown Dover early Sunday, police said....

 2019-07-23 13:35 

Delaware State News

Hens picked to finish fifth in CAA...

BALTIMORE, Md. A year after returning to the NCAA FBS Division I playoffs for the first time since 2010, the Delaware football team was picked to finish fifth in the 12-team CAA this season. James Madison was the favorite to win the Colonial Athletic Asso...

 2019-07-23 13:23 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

University of Delaware fifth in CAA preseason football poll...

JMU still team to beat...

 2019-07-23 13:19 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

California fair replaces pig-catching with greased watermelon contest...

Watermelons are set to replace piglets in an annual event celebrating agriculture at a California fair....

 2019-07-23 13:05 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Goose freed, got stuck in pizza driver's car grille...

Authorities say a goose that got stuck in a pizza delivery driver's car grille in Vermont is expected to make a full recovery....

 2019-07-23 12:10 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Man who died after being shot, crashing into PureBread Deli identified...

Police have identified the 23-year-old man believed to have been shot on I-95 before crashing into a deli in Wilmington Saturday night....

 2019-07-23 12:04 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Biden criminal justice plan reverses part of 1994 crime bill...

Joe Biden plans to propose a criminal justice agenda that would reverse key provisions of the 1994 crime bill that he helped write as a senator....

 2019-07-23 11:59 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

Fighting cancer in Delaware isn't just about healthier choices (opinion)...

Yes, healthy habits play a role in fighting cancer, but some other risk factors are out of patients' control....

 2019-07-23 11:58 

Delaware County Daily Times

Sound Off for Tuesday, July 23...

SHOW OF SHOWS...

 2019-07-23 11:56 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to Editor: Why we need to stand by the elderly...

To the Times:...

 2019-07-23 11:54 

Delaware County Daily Times

Letter to Editor: Time to protect our quality of life...

To the Times:...

 2019-07-23 11:53 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Early morning shooting in Wilmington injures 27-year-old man...

A 27-year-old man was shot on West Fourth Street in Wilmington Tuesday morning, police said....

 2019-07-23 11:53 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: How one policy could destroy industry - & jobs...

Across the country, scientists are developing roughly 4,000 experimental drugs. They're developing these potential breakthroughs in laboratories meticulously constructed by union tradesmen and women....

 2019-07-23 11:45 

Delaware County Daily Times

The Heron's Nest: The world's greatest rock 'n' roll band; turbulent waters at Chester Water Authority; stormy weather...

At some point tonight, the lights will go down at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, and the PA announcer will utter words that have stood as the calling card...

 2019-07-23 10:00 

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[ Wilmington, DE ]

5 things to watch, including Darren Sproles, as Eagles open training camp...

Despite having a deep and talented roster, the Eagles have several key players recovering from injuries, and some intriguing battles for roster spots....

 2019-07-23 09:48 

Delaware County Daily Times

Morning Briefing: Damaging storm helps break the heatwave; No death penalty for woman who stabbed roommate; Eagles fly into training camp...

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

 2019-07-23 09:35 

Delaware County Daily Times

Storms wreak havoc across region, bring down trees, KO power...

The region is paying a high price for the end of the heat wave, as howling winds and pounding rain took the county by storm late Monday afternoon, downing trees,...

 2019-07-23 08:55 

Delaware County Daily Times

Today in History: July 23, 2019...

100 Years Ago 1919: Delaware County's honor ship, the "Delco," was launched successfully this morning at the Harian plant of the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Wilmington. The vessel is named...

 2019-07-23 04:34 

Delaware State News

Dover council tables action on lodging tax...

Sets public hearing and vote for September DOVER — Dover council voted unanimously Monday night to table an ordinance that would have raised the lodging tax by 3 percent. They agreed to hold an additional public hearing on Sept. 10 on the matter and...

 2019-07-23 04:29 

Delaware State News

Sussex mulling options for raising lodging tax...

GEORGETOWN — Like accommodations in neighboring Kent County and Dover, rooms in hotels, motels and tourists homes may soon cost visitors to Sussex County more. Last week, County Administrator Todd Lawson outlined enabling legislation passed in the r...

 2019-07-23 04:25 

Delaware State News

Coons: Conditions at border detention centers 'unacceptable'...

DOVER — Delaware's junior U.S. senator traveled to the southern border last week, visiting several migrant detention centers in Texas. What he saw, he says, left him "heartbroken.4; Chris Coons, a Democrat, joined several other senators F...

 2019-07-23 04:20 

Delaware State News

State promotes pedestrian safety at beaches...

DEWEY BEACH — She's felt "pretty safe" walking through her hometown for 15 years now. Kelly Raineri acknowledges, however, the summer beach season increases the risk for calamity. "Obviously when you have more traffic and more pedest...

 2019-07-23 04:16 

Delaware State News

Woman dies following Smyrna crash...

SMYRNA — A 40-year-old Newark woman died a day after a two-vehicle crash near the Smyrna Rest Area on southbound U.S. 13, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. The woman was wearing a seat belt when her vehicle struck the rear...

 2019-07-23 04:12 

Delaware State News

Two men arrested in alleged shooting incident in Dover...

DOVER — Two firearms were located after a shots fired report on South New Street early Sunday morning, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. James Ewell, 22, and Jonair Pollard, 24, were taken into custody at Whatcoat Apartments foll...

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