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2 hrs ago | The News Journal

Guided by Voices make beer-stained Delaware debut

Remember that night when Robert Pollard and Guided by Voices played in Delaware for the first time? Pollard probably doesn't.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Pop/Rock, Guided by Voices, Indie, Delaware

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Coastal Point

Energy-saving initiatives launched in state municipalities

U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Rep. John Carney recently joined USDA Rural Development State Director Bill McGowan to announce energy-saving initiatives in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties through the Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Representative John Carney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, United States Department of Agriculture

The Dispatch

Noted Delaware Restaurateur, Charitable Soul Dies In Accident

The coastal Delaware and Maryland resort community was stunned this week by the passing of noted restaurateur and philanthropist Matt Haley, who lost his life following a motorcycle accident on Monday while on a humanitarian mission in India and Nepal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Delaware Government, Restaurant Management

The News Journal

Delaware Burger Battle to stack'em high

The third annual hamburger competition at Twin Lakes Brewery in Greenville will feature 18 restaurants and benefit the Ministry of Caring.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Hamburger, Sussex County, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, Hockessin, DE

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DNREC to Hold Workshops on Drinking and Wastewater Projects

DNREC officials said its Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Health's Office of Drinking Water will jointly host two state revolving loan fund workshops to prepare for the Clean Water and Drinking Water Revised Project Priority Lists.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Gazette

Underground Railroad exhibit in Dover extended to Dec. 7

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has announced that the closing date for An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware has been extended to Dec. 7. The exhibit, on display at the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Dover, has been open since Oct. 16, 2013 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Dover, DE, Kent County, DE, Wilmington, DE

Cape Gazette

Upgraded 3 BR, 3 BA Huntington Model in 55+ Independence

The "Huntington Model" at 30146 George Washington Avenue is a beautiful home with 3 Bedrooms and 3 Baths and a Courtyard Garage.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Long Neck, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, us Travel, Travel

Cape Gazette

Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark

On Monday, August 18, Delaware's Congressional delegation was joined by Delaware State University President Dr. Harry Williams, Delaware River and Bay Authority Executive Director Scott Green, Federal Aviation Administration Regional Manager Lori Pagnanelli and students from DSU's aviation program to announce a $5 million dollar grant to update and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Delaware Government, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Climate change means more bugs, slimy ponds

Signs posted near the boat ramp at Silver Lake in Dover, Del., warning of possible harmful algae growth.

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Related Topix: Dover, DE, Wilmington, DE, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Frank Robino Companies former head sentenced to 24 months for embezzling

Michael A. Stortini, the former managing member and part owner of the Frank Robino Companies, a Delaware real estate development company, was sentenced Aug. 18 by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews to 24 months of imprisonment for embezzling $606,500 in retirement savings from his employees' 401 plan, as well as failing to pay hundreds of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Personal Finance, Retirement, Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cape Gazette

Child Predator Task Force arrests Georgetown man for distributing child pornography online

A Georgetown man has been arrested by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force for dealing in child pornography, Attorney General Beau Biden announced Aug. 18. "Predators beware.

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Cape Gazette

This election will be a referendum on the sheriff

Among those working the crowd at last week's picnic for U.S. Sen. Chris Coons was Ronald "Beau" Gooch, the Cape Henlopen High School graduate and former Lewes police chief who is now running for sheriff of Sussex County.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Chris Coons, US Senate, US Politics, East Sussex County, England, Lewes, DE, United Kingdom, Sussex County, DE, Seaford, DE

Hispanic Business

The 'First State Paw Draw' Nearing Its Deadline

While low-cost spay and neuter services are available in the state, the procedure can still be cost-prohibitive for some families.

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Related Topix: Uterine Cancer, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cape Gazette

Southern Delaware Chorale to hold annual ...

The newly renamed Southern Delaware Chorale will hold its annual Potluck get-together from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Bedford St. in Georgetown.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE, Dover, DE

Cape Gazette

Rehoboth officials to vote on charging stations

Rehoboth Beach officials plan to vote on an offer to partner with the state and install two electric car-charging stations near the Henlopen Hotel.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, University of Delaware

Cape Gazette

DTI Secretary Jim Sills steps down to lead M&F Bank

After leading the Delaware Department of Technology and Information for more than five years, Secretary Jim Sills will step down to assume the role of president and chief executive officer of Mechanics and Farmers Bank effective Sept.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jack Markell

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cape Gazette

Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary donates to Global Understanding Program

The Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club recently contributed $1,000 to Delaware Technical Community College to support the Global Understanding Program that sends students on international trips during spring break.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Worcester County Times

Suspect in Del. bank heists faces new MD charge

Suspect in Del. bank heists faces new MD charge A suspect in bank robberies in Lewes and Seaford faces a drug charge in Wicomico County Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/16/suspect-del-bank-heists-faces-new-md-charge/14165569/ A suspect jailed in Salisbury on a fugitive warrant in ... (more)

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Drugs

Cape Gazette

Milford Community Band performs Summer Concert

The Milford Community Band, central and southern Delaware's longest-running community band, performed its 2014 Summer Concert Aug.10 at the Milford Riverfront Theater.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The News Journal

Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent

Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/Vsg3YT Delaware's unemployment rate increased to 6.2 percent in July, from 6.1 percent in June, according to a Department of Labor report out Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Delaware Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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