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Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old ‘Pet Set’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett. But White appears most delighted in the company of the real stars of "Betty White's Pet Set," among them elephants, lions and snakes. And dogs, lots of dogs. White and her husband, the late Allen Ludden, produced the 39-episode series […]

today02/24/20211

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Marijuana legalization proposed in Maryland Legislature

Advocates say a bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices. HB32 would legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana, referred to as cannabis in the bill, for adults 21 and older and also allow for expungement and release for individuals previously arrested or incarcerated. Bill sponsor Del. Jazz Lewis of Prince George's argued at the hearing that the […]

today02/24/2021

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Exposure app has been downloaded by 100K adults in Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An app that alerts people in Delaware to potential exposures to the coronavirus has been downloaded by more than 100,000 adults in the state. The Delaware State News reported Tuesday that the download numbers have surpassed the expectations of state officials. The state had initially hoped to reach about 77,000 Delawareans when it was launched in September. But the COVID Alert DE app has been downloaded […]

today02/24/20212

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Man sentenced for concert investment scheme

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to four years and nine months in federal prison for his part in a multimillion-dollar concert investment scheme. Court records show that 41-year-old Edison Denizard was sentenced Monday in Orlando federal court. He pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Denizard must also forfeit his lakefront Orlando home and pay back nearly $1.7 million. According to court […]

today02/23/20216

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State AG calls on Biden to cancel up to $50K in student debt

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Attorney General is part of a group of attorney generals across the nation who are pushing for President Joe Biden to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for all borrowers. The News Journal reported Tuesday that Kathy Jennings was one of 17 attorneys general to sign a letter this month. It was addressed to U.S. Senate and House leadership and supports resolutions […]

today02/23/20217

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National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format. Last year's bee was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was the first year without the contest since World War II. This year's bee will conclude on July 8 with an in-person competition between the top dozen or so spellers on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney World in Florida. The rest of the bee […]

today02/22/20213

Events

Delaware starts vaccinations at Dover International Speedway

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The state of Delaware has begun its largest coronavirus vaccination event to date. The News Journal reports that the inoculation effort kicked off Sunday at Dover International Speedway. The six-day drive-thru clinic represents a possible blueprint for future vaccine distribution. And it will have the capacity to vaccinate 3,000 people a day. The event is being operated by the state government in conjunction with the Federal […]

today02/22/20213

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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It’s final: Harry and Meghan won’t return as working royals

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will not be returning to royal duties, and Harry will give up his honorary military titles. Harry and Meghan stepped away from full-time royal life in early 2020, and it was agreed at the time that the situation would be reviewed after a year. The palace said in a statement issued Friday that the couple have […]

today02/19/20219

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Delaware festival canceled for 2nd year amid pandemic

DOVER, Del. (AP) — One of Delaware's largest free festivals has been canceled for the second year in a row due to coronavirus health concerns. The Delaware News Journal reports that Dover Days Festival organizers expect the annual event to return in 2022. The festival celebrates the state's heritage and history with Colonial-themed activities. It features parades, maypole dancing, hot-air balloon rides and war reenactment groups. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

today02/19/20216

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