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17 hrs ago | District Administration

Delaware approves four charters, rejects one

Delaware officials approved four new charter schools Thursday, rejected one application, placed two charters set to open this fall under tight scrutiny over enrollment concerns and allowed an existing school to shrink its enrollment targets.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Joe Biden's son declares candidacy for Governor of Delaware

Beau Biden has announced that he will not run for re-election as Delaware Attorney General and will run for Governor of Delaware.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joe Biden, US News, 2012 Presidential Election

SFGate

Del. school board eyes charter school issues

Charter schools promise to be a major topic of discussion at this month's meeting of Delaware's state board of education .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Directions Magazine

County of New Castle, Delaware Launches GIS Web Viewer Developed by geographIT

Development of a fully configurable GIS web viewer, architected on ESRI's JavaScript API, was successfully completed by geographIT for New Castle County, Delaware .

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Related Topix: New Castle, DE

Cape Gazette

John Gauger: Inspired by helping others

He recently finished two terms on Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission and serves on the streets and transportation committee.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Freeze Warning Issued For The Area As Temperatures Set To Plunge

April's volatility is on display today as a strong cold front puts an abrupt end to the summer-like warmth we've enjoyed over the past four days! This strong system has been a change-maker for much of the nation, even bringing accumulating snow to areas that had been enjoying sun and warmth just hours earlier.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Apr 12, 2014

CBS Local

Two Dead, One Injured In Crash In New Castle County

A man and a woman have died in a crash after an SUV went out of control and struck a tree near New Castle, Delaware.

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Related Topix: New Castle, DE, Wilmington, DE, Bear, DE

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

2 Shot, 1 Stabbed During Wilmington Manor Home Invasion

New Castle County Police say they were called to the Hampton Walk apartments on the 1500 block of New Jersey Avenue just before 10pm for reports of a home invasion.

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Related Topix: Wilmington Manor, DE

Baltimore News

Police charge Md. man in Del. home invasion

Police in Delaware have charged a Maryland man they say was stabbed during a struggle with two men shot during a home invasion.

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Related Topix: New Castle, DE

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SFGate

Police: 2 shot, would-be robber stabbed

New Castle County police say two men were shot and a would-be robber was stabbed during an attempted home invasion near New Castle.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The News Journal

Sam Calagione, Alan Levin and other business community leaders gather

Alan B. Levin, director for the Delaware Economic Development Office, Sam Calagione, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, and other leaders from the First State's business community expect to gather for the first Delaware Economic Summit this month.

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Related Topix: Delaware

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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DOVER , Del.- Officials with Delaware Transit Corporation have announced they will conduct public hearing workshops to get comments on proposed changes to DART First State Fixed Route Bus Service in Kent and New Castle counties to become effective Sunday, June 15. Thursday, April 17 - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wilmington Library, P.S. DuPont Room 10 E.

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Related Topix: Dover, DE

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Cape Gazette

Murder victim's family sues church, alleged killer

Accused murderer Matthew Burton is still fighting extradition from Maryland to Delaware to stand trial for the murder of Nicole Bennett in 2012.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The News Journal

Delaware Economic Development Summit

The Delaware Economic Development Summit will feature panelist Alan B. Levin, director of the Delaware Economic Development Office and keynote speaker Tom Murphy, ULI Canizaro/Klingbeil Families chair for Urban Development, among other leading executives, on April 24, in Wilmington.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Wilmington, DE

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Philly.com

Police: Del. heroin bust was largest in department history

Police in New Castle County said they've recorded the largest single seizure of heroin in the department's history.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wilmington, DE

CBS Local

39 Arrested, More Than 13,000 Bags Of Heroin Recovered In New Castle County Drug Bust

Drugs, money and weapons were seized in what authorities in New Castle County call the largest single heroin seizure in the police department's history.

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Related Topix: Drugs

6 ABC

Dozens arrested in New Castle Co. drug bust

The huge operation focused on Lancaster Pike in New Castle County. Police there say It's a major thoroughfare being used by drug dealers to transport heroin from the county to the city.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WDOV-AM Dover

NCCo Fire Companies Want Ambulance Tax

The 21 volunteer fire companies in New Castle County are proposing a new property tax to help finance their ambulance services.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Cape Gazette

Ellendale deserves clean water too

The Ellendale Civic Association would like to commend our governor on his stand to clean up the water here in Delaware.

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Related Topix: Kent County, DE

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Del. Teen Arrested With Iraqi Currency

New Castle County Police have arrested a teenager during a traffic stop after they say a gun, marijuana and foreign currency were found.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Claymont, DE

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