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DOVER, Del. (AP) — A judge has chastised prosecutors for failing to turn over information to the defense in a criminal corruption case against Delaware’s state auditor. In a ruling that also exposed weaknesses in the state’s cyber forensics capabilities, the judge on Wednesday prohibited prosecutors from using material from three laptops seized during a search of Auditor Kathy McGuiness’ office last year. Judge William C. Carpenter said that prohibition […]
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Legislation to establish a state-run marijuana industry in Delaware has again failed to clear the state House. The Democrat-controlled chamber voted 23-15 on Thursday to approve the bill, which fell two votes short of the required supermajority. The proposal requires a three-fifths majority because it creates a new tax, consisting of a 15% levy on retail marijuana sales. Thursday’s vote came two months after a similar […]
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware lawmakers are considering legislation to prohibit local school boards from taking advantage of property reassessments to increase school district taxes. Current law says that if a county conducts a general reassessment of real estate values, each school board must calculate a new tax rate that would allow no more than a 10% increase in school property tax revenue compared to the previous fiscal year. A […]
Born Edward M. Newcomb Jr. in Baltimore, McKay joined the Navy in 1963 and served in Vietnam from 1965 to 1967. After he left the Navy in 1967, McKay enrolled in the National Broadcasters Institute in San Diego, Calif., earning a degree in mass communications and falling in love with the art of radio.