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 2020-08-21 01:45 

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New Wicomico County Executive Named...

A political newcomer was named the new Wicomico County Executive Thursday night. Dr.Rrene Desmarais will fill the post after a 4-3 vote by the county council....

 2020-08-21 01:24 

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Biden Seeking Party, National Unity in Convention Climax...

Joe Biden is accepting the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, achieving the pinnacle - so far - of his nearly five-decade political career in the climax of the most unorthodox national...

 2020-08-20 19:46 

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Carney Creates Resilience Fund to Assist Delawareans Affected by Severe Weather...

Gov.John Carney on Thursday signed an executive order that creates the Delaware Resilience Fund Program to assist Delaware families and communities devastated by tornadoes and other severe weather thi...

 2020-08-20 19:39 

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Mail-delivery Concerns Put Spotlight on Ballot Deadlines...

U.S. Postal Service warnings that it can't guarantee mailed ballots will arrive on time have put a spotlight on the narrow time frames most states allow to request and return those ballots....

 2020-08-20 19:07 

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Del. Division of Small Business Promotes COVID-19 Customer Protection Standard Shield...

Consumers looking for a way to know if a Delaware business is making an effort to protect their safety should keep an eye out for the Delaware COVID-19 Customer Protection Standards shield....

 2020-08-20 19:05 

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Students Bring The First Black Student Union Club to Caesar Rodney High School...

Kent county high school students are hoping to do their part to address racism. Kent county high school students are hoping to do their part to address racism. They're starting the first...

 2020-08-20 18:53 

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Ex-UD Coaches Lose Appeal in Federal Discrimination Suit...

A federal appeals court has upheld a court decision against two former University of Delaware volleyball coaches who claimed they were fired based on age and sexual orientation....

 2020-08-20 17:31 

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State Superintendent Announces Expansion of 'Virtual Virginia' Online Learning System...

Every teacher in the commonwealth's public schools will be able to host virtual classes on the Virginia Department of Education's Virtual Virginia online learning system throughout the 2020-2021 schoo...

 2020-08-20 15:39 

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Maryland Will Deploy 270 Drop Boxes to Help Collect Ballots...

Maryland's elections board says that voters will be able to drop their ballots at hundreds of drop boxes rather than mailing them or casting them in person....

 2020-08-20 14:55 

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Shorebirds Movie Night Set for Sept. 4...

The Delmarva Shorebirds baseball team announced Thursday that they will host Shorebirds Movie Night featuring the film of Sonic the Hedgehog on Sept. 4....

 2020-08-20 14:28 

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Virginia to Add $300 in Federal Funds to Unemployment...

Virginians on unemployment will get an extra $300 on top of what the state pays out....

 2020-08-20 13:48 

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Woman Dead After Train and Vehicle Collide in Baltimore...

A woman has died after a personal vehicle collided with a light-rail train in Baltimore on Thursday, Baltimore Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said....

 2020-08-20 13:42 

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Salisbury Awarded 2020 Maryland Smart Energy Community Grant...

The City of Salisbury announced Thursday that it has been selected by the Maryland Energy Administration as a Maryland Smart Energy Community grantee for the 2020 fiscal year....

 2020-08-20 13:00 

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US Jobless Claims Jump Back Above 1 Million in Face of Virus...

The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose to 1.1 million last week after two weeks of declines, evidence that many employers are still slashing jobs as the coronavirus bed...

 2020-08-20 12:02 

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Federal Lawsuit: Maryland Inmates Allege Virus Rules Ignored...

Multiple Maryland inmates have filed federal lawsuits alleging a leak spilled sewage into cells for days and that rules meant to protect against the coronavirus are being repeatedly ignored in state f...

 2020-08-20 11:10 

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911 Text Service Now Available in Maryland...

Effective August 20, 2020, 911 call centers across Maryland will begin accepting textmessages via text-to-911 service....

 2020-08-20 11:06 

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Labor Complaint Filed on Behalf of George Mason Janitors...

A complaint filed with the National Labor Relations Board alleges that janitors working at George Mason University who are considering forming a union are facing retaliation from their employer....

 2020-08-20 02:22 

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Virginia Senate puts off Vote on Eviction Moratorium...

The Virginia Senate has put off a vote on legislation to block evictions until next year, a measure supporters say is a vital protection for renters amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-08-19 21:55 

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Dewey Beach Group Speculates Less Testing Caused Decline in COVID-19 Cases...

DPH data for the 19711 zip code shows a spike in COVID-19 cases at the end of June and early July, that has since declined. The Dewey Citizens for Accountability claim that lower numbers don't tell th...

 2020-08-19 18:57 

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3 Men Sentenced to Prison for Ocean City Rape...

A Worcester County Circuit Court judge has sentenced three men to prison in connection with a 2017 rape in Ocean City, Md....

 2020-08-19 18:28 

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Delaware GOP Challenges State's Vote by Mail Statute...

The Delaware Republican Party on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in the Court of Chancery challenging Delaware's vote by mail statute....

 2020-08-19 17:15 

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State of Delaware and New Castle Co. Launch $100M Grant Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Statewide...

Gov. John Carney, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer and the Delaware Division of Small Business have announced a grant program of at least $100 million to assist Delaware small businesses and non...

 2020-08-19 16:49 

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Del. Judge Says Driver Who Hit Bicyclists Couldn't Foresee Seizure...

A motorist who struck and killed two bicyclists in 2017 could not have foreseen that he would experience a seizure while driving, a Delaware judge has ruled....

 2020-08-19 15:26 

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Maryland Applies for Added Federal Unemployment Benefits...

Maryland has applied for a grant to provide an additional $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits for state residents who are unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan announced W...

 2020-08-19 14:50 

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Del. DOJ Report: Milford Police Use of Deadly Force in January Shooting Justified...

A Delaware Department of Justice investigation into the fatal shooting of a man by Milford police officers in January has concluded that the officers' use of deadly force was justified....

 2020-08-19 14:12 

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Police: Heroin, Loaded Gun Found in Millsboro Traffic Stop...

A 32-year-old man is facing multiple charges after authorities say a traffic stop in Millsboro led the seizure of several bags of heroin and a loaded handgun....

 2020-08-19 13:39 

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Democrats Nominate Biden for Epic Challenge to Oust Trump...

Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their presidential candidate in an extraordinary, pandemic-cramped virtual convention to send him into the general election campaign to oust President Donald...

 2020-08-19 13:27 

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Woman Convicted After 100 Dead, Sick Animals Found in Home...

A Virginia woman accused of having more than 100 dead and sick animals in her home has been convicted of multiple animal cruelty charges....

 2020-08-19 12:29 

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Detailed Plans in Place for Careful Removal of Lee Statue...

The plan to remove the monument - an imposing, 21-foot (6.4-meter) tall bronze likeness of General Lee on a horse that sits atop a granite pedestal nearly twice that high - has been halted at least te...

 2020-08-19 12:08 

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Holloway Withdraws Candidacy for Wicomico County Executive...

Wicomico County Councilman Joe Holloway has removed his name as a candidate for Wicomico County Executive....

 2020-08-19 12:08 

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Islamic Scholar Ordered Released While Appeal is Pursued...

A judge on Tuesday ordered an Islamic scholar serving a life sentence for soliciting treason after the Sept. 11 attacks be released from custody while he pursues his appeal....

 2020-08-19 11:11 

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Maryland Authorities Rescue 5-Year-Old Locked in Gun Safe...

Authorities in Maryland were able to free a 5-year-old who became locked inside a large gun safe....

 2020-08-19 03:33 

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Virginia Panel Approves Sweeping Police Reform Bill...

A sweeping police reform bill that would eliminate the use of no-knock warrants, limit the use of chokeholds and make it easier to decertify officers for misconduct has won approval from a key Virgini...

 2020-08-19 00:24 

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Delaware Elections Commissioner Says Voters Hoping to Cast Ballot By Mail Should Not Wait Too Long to Make Arrangements...

WBOC TV 16 is Delmarva's number one source for breaking news, local news, weather, sports, education and traffic information. WBOC covers Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-08-18 23:30 

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Ocean City Cancels Sunfest Due to Pandemic Concerns...

The Ocean City council unanimously voted to cancel this fall's Sunfest. Ocean City communications director Jessica Waters says that there were too many hurdles to overcome for the city to pull-off....

 2020-08-18 21:47 

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Center for the Inland Bays Builds Diamondback Terrapin Gardens...

WBOC TV 16 is Delmarva's number one source for breaking news, local news, weather, sports, education and traffic information. WBOC covers Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-08-18 19:50 

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Arrives in Delaware...

WBOC TV 16 is Delmarva's number one source for breaking news, local news, weather, sports, education and traffic information. WBOC covers Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-08-18 19:49 

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Pastor's Lawyers Eye Deposing Carney Over Virus Restrictions...

Lawyers for Democratic Gov. John Carney are resisting attempts to have him questioned under oath in a federal lawsuit over limitations on worship services he imposed because of the coronavirus, accord...

 2020-08-18 18:30 

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Del., Md. Among States Suing USPS, Says 'Drastic' Changes Could Undermine National Election...

Maryland is joining other states in filing a federal lawsuit challenging "drastic operational changes" at the U.S. Postal Service that they allege could undermine the national election in November....

 2020-08-18 17:14 

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Delaware Back on N.J. Quarantine List...

Residents of Delaware have once again been placed on New Jersey's 14-day quarantine travel advisory list due to a slight uptick in the number of positive cases over the past two weeks....

 2020-08-18 16:52 

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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Drop to Under 30 in Delaware...

Health officials in Delaware say that coronavirus-related hospitalizations have fallen to under 30 for the first time....

 2020-08-18 15:38 

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[ Salisbury ]

Hogan: Md.'s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Reaches Another Record Low, ICU Levels Continue to Decline...

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Maryland's statewide COVID-19 positivity rate has reached a new all-time low of 3.21% and ICU levels continue to decline....

 2020-08-18 14:38 

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Virginia Lawmakers to Start Special Session Amid Pandemic...

Virginia lawmakers will meet for a special session to address both the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and widespread calls for criminal justice reform sparked by the death of George Floyd...

 2020-08-18 14:34 

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2020 Ocean City Sunfest Canceled...

Organizers of Ocean City's annual Sunfest event have announced that this year's event has been canceled....

 2020-08-18 13:58 

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4 Sought for Stealing Thousands of Dollars in Merchandise From Victoria's Secret in Rehoboth Beach...

Delaware State Police are asking the public's help in identifying a group of four people wanted for shoplifting thousands of dollars worth of undergarments from the Victoria's Secret outlet store in R...

 2020-08-18 13:21 

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[ Salisbury ]

Judge to Hear Arguments in Richmond Lee Statue Lawsuit...

A judge on Tuesday will weigh whether to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia's Democratic governor from removing one of the most prominent tributes to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Rober...

 2020-08-18 13:16 

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[ Salisbury ]

Police: Maryland Man Attacked by Group With Rake, Shovels...

Police are investigating a report that a group of assailants emerged from the woods in Maryland's capital city and attacked a man with shovels and a garden rake....

 2020-08-18 11:08 

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Virginia to Consider Reducing Penalty For Assaulting Police...

Virginia lawmakers plan to take up dozens of criminal justice reforms during a special legislative session this week....

 2020-08-18 01:54 

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[ Salisbury ]

Water Park, Luxury Cabins, and Restaurants Planned South of DE Turf...

WBOC TV 16 is Delmarva's number one source for breaking news, local news, weather, sports, education and traffic information. WBOC covers Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-08-18 01:18 

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Hogan's Chief of Staff Resigns over Severance Payout...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's chief of staff resigned Monday after criticism for accepting a six-figure severance package when he left his job at an independent state agency to work in the governor's of...

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