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 2020-09-11 17:04 

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$480K in Federal Money Earmarked for Firefighter Training Across Md....

A $486,745.22 in federal funding will go to the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute to train thousands of firefighters across the state....

 2020-09-11 17:00 

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Cape Henlopen Education Association President Outline Association's Vote of no Confidence...

The Cape Henlopen Education Association recently held multiple discussions about the school district reopening plan that was adopted during the Aug. 6 board meeting....

 2020-09-11 15:20 

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NC Man Arrested for Pocomoke City Catalytic Converter Thefts...

Pocomoke City police have arrested a North Carolina man accused of stealing catalytic converters from vehicles....

 2020-09-11 14:12 

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Trump, Biden Commemorating 9/11 at Memorial Events...

As the nation marks the 19th anniversary of the Sept 11 attacks in the midst of another unfolding tragedy, the men vying to lead the nation next year are paying their respects at the same memorial — w...

 2020-09-11 13:34 

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Wicomico Works to Remove Invasive Plant at Leonard's Mill Park...

Wicomico County is in the process of removing invasive Japanese knotweed (Reynoutria japonica) from Leonard's Mill Park in Salisbury....

 2020-09-11 12:56 

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Delaware Legislative Black Caucus to Host Webinar on DE Relief Grants Program...

The Delaware Legislative Black Caucus will host a virtual information session next week aimed at helping minority-owned businesses access the $100 million DE Relief Grants program being offered throug...

 2020-09-11 11:59 

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9/11 Remembered: COVID Pandemic Makes Honoring Loved Ones Especially Challenging...

In this most challenging year, September 11th takes on even more meaning, as we once again remember lives lost and celebrate the heroes....

 2020-09-11 00:12 

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Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association Votes to Begin Fall Sports on September 28th...

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....

 2020-09-10 23:03 

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Delaware Joins List of States and Localities Suing Big Oil...

Delaware has joined the list of state and local governments that have sued the petroleum industry in an attempt to hold oil producers accountable for costs related to climate change....

 2020-09-10 22:58 

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[ Salisbury ]

Local Restaurants Have Concerns Amid New Spike in COVID Numbers...

Tension is brewing between restaurant owners and the Wicomico County Health Department as the county sees an uptick in the COVID positivity rate....

 2020-09-10 22:53 

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Delaware Unveils New Intelligence Operations Center for Prisons...

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 2020-09-10 20:54 

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Virtual Learning Begins in Wicomico County Public Schools, Parents Have Mixed Feelings...

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....

 2020-09-10 20:23 

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Cape High School Prepares for Switch to 4x4 Block Schedules...

Cape Henlopen students l will start school just over a week late compared to previous years. High schoolers will take even number periods this semester and odd numbers next semester. Previously they w...

 2020-09-10 20:21 

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Mass Testing Leads to Rise in COVID-19 Cases at Salisbury University...

Salisbury University has seen a significant jump in cases of COVID-19 among students, staff and faculty as the school wrapped up efforts to make sure everyone on campus get tested this week....

 2020-09-10 19:22 

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Democrat Fairfax Announces Bid for Virginia Governor...

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is launching a run for governor despite facing two high-profile allegations of sexual assault he has strenuously denied....

 2020-09-10 19:20 

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States Ask Judge to Reverse Changes at US Postal Service...

A group of states - including Maryland and Virginia - is suing over service cuts at the U.S. Postal Service is asking a federal judge to immediately undo some of them, saying the integrity of the upco...

 2020-09-10 17:01 

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Seaford Man Arrested on Drug and Weapon Charges...

Delaware State Police concluded a 6 month long investigation on September 8, 2020, that resulted in the arrest of 37-year-old Adan Montalvo-Cruz of Seaford on multiple drug and weapon charges....

 2020-09-10 16:59 

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Maryland Acquires 250K Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Tests...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the acquisition of 250,000 rapid point-of-care COVID-19 antigen tests, which will be deployed to nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and correcti...

 2020-09-10 16:52 

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[ Salisbury ]

Second Endangered Sea Turtle Rescued in Sussex County in the Past Week...

The MERR Institute has rescued another endangered Kemp's Ridley sea turtle, making it the second rescue for that species in just one week....

 2020-09-10 15:48 

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City of Rehoboth Beach to Hold Upcoming Blood Drive...

The City of Rehoboth Beach has scheduled a blood drive on Sept. 22 in an effort to keep the local blood supply stable during the pandemic....

 2020-09-10 15:15 

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Maryland Univ. System Chancellor Cuts Pay, Warns of Layoffs...

The University System of Maryland's chancellor announced he is taking a 10% pay cut and warned that employees could face furloughs, pay reductions or layoffs as the system struggles to close a budget...

 2020-09-10 14:33 

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National Folk Festival to Hold Virtual Celebration This Weekend...

While the National Folk Festival cannot hold a live event in downtown Salisbury, Md., this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers will hold a virtual celebration Sept. 12-13....

 2020-09-10 13:48 

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[ Salisbury ]

Funland in Rehoboth Beach Extends its Season...

Funland has announced that it has extended its season - for the first time - to include weekends through late September....

 2020-09-10 12:56 

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[ Salisbury ]

US Layoffs Remain Elevated as 884,000 Seek Jobless Aid...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at 884,000, a sign that layoffs are stuck at a historically high level six months after the viral pandemic flattened...

 2020-09-10 12:08 

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[ Salisbury ]

Virginia County to Move Confederate Statue to Battlefield...

Officials in a Virginia county say its Confederate soldier statue, cannons and cannonballs are being relocated to a battlefield in the Shenandoah Valley after they are removed on Saturday....

 2020-09-10 12:06 

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[ Salisbury ]

Virginia Jail on Lockdown After Positive Tests for COVID-19...

Officials in Virginia say a regional jail is on lockdown after approximately 70% of its inmates recently tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-09-10 07:54 

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[ Salisbury ]

Thursday Marks World Suicide Prevention Day...

Thursday marks World Suicide Prevention Day, organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention and the World Health Organization....

 2020-09-10 02:11 

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[ Salisbury ]

Delaware Officials Concerned About Coronavirus Spread Among Young People, College Students...

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....

 2020-09-09 23:44 

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[ Salisbury ]

Salisbury University Surpasses Covid-Positive Case Rate, Continues More Testing On Campus...

Recent Covid-19 testing at Salisbury University revealed a 7-percent spike among students and staff. It comes after the school suspended 21 students for Covid-policy violations....

 2020-09-09 22:53 

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[ Salisbury ]

Hopes for Next Stimulus Package as Local Businesses Struggle...

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....

 2020-09-09 22:34 

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[ Salisbury ]

Delaware Veteran Presents Flags to VA Facilities, Hospitals, Hotels that Helped Veterans During the Pandemic...

One Delaware veteran has made it his mission to thank the places and people who helped fellow veterans during the COVID-19 Pandemic....

 2020-09-09 22:21 

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Unemployed Marylanders to Begin Receiving $300 Payments this Week...

The Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, offering claimants an additional $300 per week in retroactive federal benefits, will be launching ahead of schedule this Friday, September 11....

 2020-09-09 22:13 

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[ Salisbury ]

Salisbury's Finance Office Now Accepting 24/7 Over the Phone Payments...

The City of Salisbury's Finance Office has announced that it is now accepting phone payments via Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology....

 2020-09-09 21:43 

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[ Salisbury ]

Officials Worry Bridgeville Concert Could Be COVID-19 'Superspreader'...

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....

 2020-09-09 20:45 

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[ Salisbury ]

Sussex County District 3 Race Heats Up...

The primary election is Tuesday, September, 15th and it's Burton versus Schaeffer round two. Incumbent I.G. Burton is hoping to hold on to his Sussex County District 3 council seat with another challe...

 2020-09-09 19:20 

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[ Salisbury ]

Finalists Named for 20202021 Maryland Teacher of the Year...

Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen B. Salmon on Wednesday announced the seven finalists for 2020-2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year....

 2020-09-09 19:03 

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Trial to Resume in Lawsuit Against Governor's Coal Companies...

A virtual trial pitting billionaire coal magnate and West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and two of his family-owned coal companies against a Pennsylvania coal exporter is set to resume in Delaware next we...

 2020-09-09 17:48 

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[ Salisbury ]

Cambridge Police Searching for Armed Robber...

Cambridge police are asking the public's help identifying a man wanted for holding up a store at gunpoint....

 2020-09-09 17:23 

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[ Salisbury ]

Richmond Bans Guns on Public Property During Protests...

Virginia's capital city has adopted a law banning guns on public property during protests and other events....

 2020-09-09 15:40 

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[ Salisbury ]

Pittsville Man Arrested for Assault on Sheriff's Deputy...

A 48-year-old Pittsville man is facing multiple charges following accusations that he assaulted and injured a Wicomico County sheriff's deputy attempting to take him into custody....

 2020-09-09 15:05 

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[ Salisbury ]

Application Period Opens for $16M in Md. Eviction Prevention Partnership Grants...

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that Maryland's 24 local jurisdictions can begin applying for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will help support local rental...

 2020-09-09 14:36 

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[ Salisbury ]

Algae is Lighting up Parts of the Lower Chesapeake Bay...

A bioluminescent algae has been lighting up the lower Chesapeake Bay along the shores of Norfolk and Virginia Beach....

 2020-09-09 13:33 

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[ Salisbury ]

3rd Staffer for Ex-Congressman's 2018 Campaign is Charged...

Authorities in Virginia have filed election fraud charges against a third former campaign staffer for ex-Republican Congressman Scott Taylor....

 2020-09-09 13:11 

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[ Salisbury ]

Delaware Investigating Slight Increase in COVID-19 Cases...

The state of Delaware is investigating what might be behind a slight increase in coronavirus cases over the past week or so. The cities of Wilmington, New Castle, Newark and Dover are particularly see...

 2020-09-09 13:09 

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[ Salisbury ]

Commission: Maryland Casino Revenue Still Relatively Strong...

Maryland's casinos are operating at 50% capacity. But the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission said revenues are still relatively strong despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-09-09 13:05 

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[ Salisbury ]

Virginia County Votes to Rename Jefferson Davis Highway...

A Virginia county has voted to change the name of a 12-mile section of highway that currently honors former Confederate President Jefferson Davis....

 2020-09-09 12:31 

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[ Salisbury ]

Police Searching for Missing Fruitland Teen...

The Fruitland Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 13-year-old girl reported as missing....

 2020-09-09 11:09 

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[ Salisbury ]

Virginia House Approves Bill to End Police Immunity...

Legislation aimed at making it easier to sue police officers for misconduct in Virginia has been revived for a second time and approved by the state House of Delegates....

 2020-09-09 11:06 

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[ Salisbury ]

Earthquake Strikes New Jersey, Shaking Reported Across State...

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck in East Freehold, New Jersey, early Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....

 2020-09-09 03:40 

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[ Salisbury ]

Women Committed Hate Crime by Attacking Trump Supporters...

Two women are facing hate crime charges after confronting a 7-year-old boy and his mother outside the Democratic National Convention in Delaware over their support of President Donald Trump and seizin...

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