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6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Del. Officials Stress Traffic Safety After Week of Deadly Crashes

DOVER, Del.- The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is stressing the importance of traffic safety after a deadly week on the state's roadways.

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Related Topix: Dover, DE

10 hrs ago | The News Journal

Rep. Rebecca Walker will not seek re-election

Rep. Rebecca Walker, a Townsend Democrat and chair of the state House Judiciary Committee, will not seek re-election, a spokesman said Rep. Rebecca Walker will not seek re-election Rep. Rebecca Walker, a Townsend Democrat and chair of the state House Judiciary Committee, will not seek re-election, a spokesman said Check out this story on ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | WMDT

DSP Arrested Two On Heroin Charges In Dover

Delaware State Police say around 12:00 AM, Detectives with the Kent County Governor's Task Force went to a house on Mast Circle, in an attempt to arrest 28-year-old Christopher Roberts, who was wanted out of New Castle County.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Cape Gazette

Stockley Center Auxiliary holds installation of officers

The Stockley Center Auxiliary held a ceremony marking the installation of officers in May at the center in Georgetown.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE

Cape Gazette

Save Rehoboth from rookie mistakes

One cannot figure out Tom McGlone and his obsession to overturn the town's ocean outfall plans after years of public process in which he was absent.

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Related Topix: Middletown, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Sussex County, DE

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WDOV-AM Dover

3 Teens Sought in Bear Shooting

Three teens are the suspected gunmen in a late-night shooting Tuesday at a Bear apartment complex that left two men wounded, one in critical condition.

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Related Topix: Bear, DE

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

18 Delaware Students Bring Home Top Awards from Conference

Eighteen students brought home Top 10 Awards from the HOSA Future Health Professionals 37th Annual National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Education Etc.

Scared Monkeys

33 Year Old Nefertiri Trader Missing Since 6/30/14 in New Castle...

Nefertiri Trader, mother of three, is believed to have been abducted from her home.

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Related Topix: New Castle, DE

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Professor Bainbridge on Wine

Former Delaware Justice Jack Jacob's top 20 most significant decisions

In a recent Delaware Law Weekly interview with recently retired Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack Jacobs, the eminent jurist was asked: A: That's a difficult question because I've authored a lot of opinions in many different areas of law over the last 29 years.

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CBS Local

New Castle County Police Search For Missing Woman Who May Have Been Taken From Her Home

Police say based on an eyewitness report 33-year-old Nefertiri Trader was taken from her New Castle home on Freedom Trail at about 4 a.m. Monday.

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Cape Gazette

Biden warns of telephone scams

Attorney General Beau Biden alerts Delawareans to be on the lookout for two telephone scams that have been reported to his office and appear to be on the rise in Delaware.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Cape Gazette

In an effort to reduce the cost of public works projects, Sussex County Republican lawmakers...

In an effort to reduce the cost of public works projects, Sussex County Republican lawmakers introduced two proposals June 4 to change the state's prevailing wage system.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Long Neck, DE, Georgetown, DE

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Survey: public schools have more detractors than promoters

A significant portion of Delaware's $3.5 billion annual operating budget goes to education.

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Related Topix: Delaware, University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE

The Gloucester County Times

I-95 crash closes all southbound lanes in Delaware

NEWPORT, Del . - An overturned tractor-trailer has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in New Castle County, according to Channel 6 Action News .

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Related Topix: Newport, DE

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Coastal Point

Code of Ethics on the minds of county council candidates

At this week's forum for County Council District 5 held in Millsboro, hopefuls Brad Connor and Bob Wheatley discussed whether there is a need for a new Code of Ethics in the county.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE, Sussex County, DE

Wed Jun 25, 2014

CBS Local

Repairs To I-495 Bridge On ScheduleSo Far

Repairs to the Interstate 495 bridge in New Castle County are moving along, though there's no indication the span across the Christina River will open any sooner than expected.

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WMDT

Delaware Convictions Tossed Over Judge's Conduct

The Delaware Supreme Court has overturned robbery-related convictions of a New Castle County man, citing repeated improper actions by the trial judge.

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Cape Gazette

Join our Mural Project

You and your beloved pet can be part of the Delaware SPCA mural project. For a donation of $150.00, your dog or cat's likeness will be lovingly imagined in a playful way on our colorful wall mural that will be painted on the outside of our New Castle County Shelter.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

CNN

New York and Delaware Authorities Beef Up Crackdown on Heroin Use

New York and Delaware's police departments are beefing up their efforts to contain increasing heroin use and related deaths in their jurisdictions, various reports said.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The News Journal

Labor stats: Del. employment up in 2013, wages down

Employment in Delaware and in New Castle County grew in 2013 when compared to a year earlier, but wages are less, according to a report released Labor stats: Del.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

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