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Monday Jul 28 | WTOP-FM Washington

New Castle County money transfer examined

The New Castle County auditor is examining the transfer of $92 million of the county government's reserve account to the United Bank of Switzerland.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians forms ...

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians State Board members include Judy Doyle, Missions & Charity; Bernie Polinski, secretary; Denise Boswell, vice president; Stella Carrigan, president; Kathleen McManus, Irish historian; and Karen Sharkey .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Castle County's AAA Credit Rating Reaffirmed by Fitch

"Strong financial management and prudent budgeting practices have led to the maintenance of ample reserves, providing the county with a high degree of financial flexibility," Fitch said in a press release.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Vacationing Firefighters Quick to Help after Tornado

Among the 1,300 plus people that were vacationing at the Cherrystone Campground in Virginia on Thursday were two firefighters from Delmarva who were quick to act once the storm had passes.

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Related Topix: Weather, Fire, Camden Wyoming, DE, Port Penn, DE

CBS Local

Brother And Sister Accused Of Burglarizing Home In Delaware

According to New Castle County Police, a brother and sister are responsible for a burglary that occurred in the community of Windermere back in June.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Coastal Point

County code of ethics considered by council members

Despite recent discussion of the idea, the Sussex County Council may decide not to create its own code of ethics, following a presentation by the Delaware Public Integrity Commission's legal counsel.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Delaware, Delaware City, DE, Lewes, DE, Smyrna, DE

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Wire

Fitch Affirms New Castle County, DE's GO Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

STRONG FINANCIAL PROFILE: Strong financial management and prudent budgeting practices have led to the maintenance of ample reserves, providing the county with a high degree of financial flexibility.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware

SFGate

Boy, 15, charged with murder in Del. shooting

New Castle County police say a grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old boy in the fatal shooting last month of an 18-year-old man in Bear.

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Related Topix: Bear, DE

92.9 WDSD

Newark Teen Charged with Murder

New Castle County, DE) -- A 15-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in last month's killing of a man near Bear.

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Related Topix: Bear, DE, Newark, DE

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WMDT

New Castle Police Arrest Man On Heroin Charges

Police in New Castle County say they've arrested a man who fled from police and was found with hundreds of bags of heroin.

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Cape Gazette

Beebe Healthcare Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing releases fact sheet

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes Lewes has a long tradition of academic excellence that offers extensive clinical experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lewes, DE, University of Delaware, Sussex County, DE

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DUI Checkpoint and Patrols Scheduled This Weekend in Del.

DOVER , Del.- Police in Delaware have scheduled a DUI checkpoint as well as roving saturation patrols this weekend.

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Related Topix: Wilmington, DE

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cape Gazette

Matt Haley donates bus to Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success students and friends thank Matt Haley for his donation of a bus.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

WDOV-AM Dover

Two Held in New Castle Kidnapping, Beating

A 29-year-old woman is now safe after being held for several hours by kidnappers who had beaten her and demanded money.

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Related Topix: New Castle, DE

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the ...

Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the congested race for state treasurer as a Republican candidate.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Milford, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sussex candidate says code of ethics needed

I am Brad Connor, and I am running for the 5th District Sussex County Council position presently held by Mr. Phillips.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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

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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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

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