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Saturday Aug 30 | Washington Times

No incumbent advantage in Delaware treasurer race

Delaware's race for state treasurer is becoming more focused on experience and qualifications now that Chip Flowers has said he will not run for re-election, leaving no one with the built-in advantage of being an incumbent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Markell, US Governors

Saturday Aug 30 | Washington Times

Five things to know about Delaware's election

Here are five things to know about campaigns, candidates and politics in Delaware as voters prepare for the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Christine O'Donnell, Republican, Joe Biden

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The News Journal

Chip Flowers to make primary statement Thursday

State Treasurer Chip Flowers says on social media he will issue a statement on Thursday about the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The News Journal

Chip Flowers to make primary statement Thursday

State Treasurer Chip Flowers says on social media he will issue a statement on Thursday about the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cape Gazette

Your Thoughts on Education in Delaware Needed

The Vision Coalition is inviting Delawareans to visit ED25.MindMixer.com , a comprehensive community engagement website, developed by MindMixer, where Delawareans can engage, communicate, and collaborate with leaders, decision makers, and other residents on the future of public education in our state.

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Related Topix: Delaware, US Politics, US News, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Delaware Government

Mon Aug 25, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Navient participates in veterans job fair in Middletown

Navient joined other local employers today to participate in a veterans job fair at the Middletown Memorial Fire Hall, helping to support local veterans to secure employment.

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons

Cape Gazette

Flowers drops out of treasurer's race

Days after defending himself against allegations of harassment by his former deputy, state Treasurer Chip Flowers announced Aug. 15 that he would not seek a second term in office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

I-495 Bridge Reopens to Traffic in Delaware

WILMINGTON , Del. - After more than two months of being closed to traffic, the I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Delaware officially fully opened Saturday, about a week earlier than expected.

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, Thomas Carper, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Christopher Coons, Democrat, Delaware, Senator Chris Coons

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cape Gazette

Friends and colleagues remember Matt Haley

Matt Haley, shown here in a photo made two days before he left for India, died as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Jack Markell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, 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, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Representative John Carney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, United States Department of Agriculture, Delaware

Politico

FBI warns other health care firms may be hacked - Stempfley: Small...

The FBI is warning healthcare providers that the agency "has observed malicious actors targeting healthcare related systems, perhaps for the purpose of obtaining Protected Healthcare Information and/or Personally Identifiable Information ," Reuters reports, quoting an alert sent by the bureau yesterday to the private sector.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Politics, US Senate

Politico

CHS attack may have been easy to prevent - Lawmakers call for...

CHS ATTACK MAY HAVE BEEN EASY TO PREVENT: If Community Health Services was hacked through the Heartbleed virus, as a leading technical expert has reported, the company displayed a very low level of sophistication in its computer security, two experts told POLITICO Thursday.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, US Politics, US Senate

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Oregonian

Postal Service's bleak financial picture requires Congressional action, deputy postmaster general says

Ronald Stroman, in town for a mailer's expo, says Wednesday in Portland that Congress must act and the Postal Service must retool if it is to compete.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, Oregon, US Politics, US News, US Senate

NBC Philadelphia

Officer's Armed Access to Philly Federal Building Sparks Concerns

A former University of Pennsylvania police officer is facing federal charges after he allegedly showed a fake badge to obtain access to a Philadelphia federal building while armed.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

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, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Delaware, Delaware Government, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News Journal

$5 mil for Del. Airpark

Airpark $5 mil for Del. Airpark Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1oKD3iI The Delaware Airpark in Cheswold will receive $5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for an expansion, the state's Congressional delegation reported on Monday.

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Embattled Delaware treasurer withdrawing from race

Embattled Delaware state treasurer Chip Flowers said Friday during a tear-filled announcement that he is ending his campaign for re-election, days after his former deputy filed a police complaint charging him with harassment.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

ABC News

Philadelphia Breach Raises Fresh Questions About Fed Security

A disgruntled ex-cop carrying a loaded gun bypassed metal detectors at a federal building in Philadelphia and entered the FBI 's office there this week after flashing a fake police badge and his inactive ID card, according to sources and court records obtained by ABC News.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, University of Pennsylvania

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown

President Obama signed the latest short-term extension of the federal highway program, starting a 10-month clock on yet another funding deadline.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Truckers

WMDT

Delaware Officials Ink Medical Marijuana Contract

State officials have entered into a contract with a lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper to operate Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Marijuana, US Senate

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