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Springsteen makes Olympic debut, falls short in qualifier

KAMIYOGA, Japan (AP) — Jessica Springsteen had no luck going solo in Tokyo. Perhaps she'll do better with a band. The daughter of famed rocker Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band wife, Patti Scialfa, failed to qualify for the Olympic individual jumping finals at Tokyo's Equestrian Park. She'll ride again Friday night as part of America's four-rider entry in the jumping team event. The 29-year-old's Olympic debut was off […]

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Felton man arrested after assaulting State Police

Milton, DE - Delaware State Police arrested Dylan L. Martin, 23, of Felton, on criminal and traffic charges after he was involved in a single vehicle accident and assaulted two troopers. On August 1, 2021, at approximately 3:51 a.m., troopers were dispatched to Coastal Highway and Broadkill Road for a single-vehicle injury accident. Martin was operating his 2021 Chevrolet Silverado on northbound Coastal Highway when he traveled off the roadway […]

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Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

NEW YORK (AP) — COVID-19 vaccinations and masks will be required for all Broadway audience members when theaters reopen in the coming weeks. The Broadway League announced Friday that audience members will have to wear face coverings and show proof they're fully vaccinated when they enter the theaters. There'll be exceptions to the vaccine rule for children under 12 and for people with a medical condition or religious belief that […]

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Commission works to honor Lewes beach’s history with new name

LEWES, Del. (AP) — A Lewes beach may get a new name soon. WBOC-TV reports that the Lewes African American Heritage Commission and city officials are working together to rename what is currently known as Beach 2. The new name would be The Johnny Walker Beach. During the era of segregation, this beach was home to The Johnny Walker Restaurant. The commission says Walker opened the restaurant in the 1960′s […]

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Wilmington man arrested following Road Rage incident in Lewes

Lewes, DE - Delaware State Police arrested a Wilmington man on weapon and felony DUI charges early Friday morning following a road rage incident in Lewes. On July 30, 2021, at approximately 2:31 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the parking lot of Home Depot located at 17832 Coastal Highway, Lewes, for a road rage incident. A 31-year-old male called 911 after he was followed in his vehicle on Coastal Highway […]

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Sneaking a peek: Fans find creative ways to glimpse Olympics

MISHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Olympics this year have no spectators, at least officially. Only a few outlying venues are allowed even 50% of capacity. But the Japanese people of Tokyo and its environs are finding subtle ways of getting a glimpse of the competitions in their midst. They are lining the streets to catch a glimpse of busses, even if they have no idea who is inside. They are […]

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In Delaware, few tenants actually get evicted

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The end of federal tenant protections on Saturday has raised concerns that tens of thousands people around the country will be unable to afford rent and face eviction. In Delaware, only a handful of tenants have sought protection under the federal moratorium. Thousands of Delaware households have received federally funded rental assistance over the past year, as well as protection from eviction under Gov. John Carney’s […]

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Mountaire Awards $67,500 In Scholarship Funds to Students

MILLSBORO, DE – July 29, 2021 -- Mountaire Farms, the nation’s fourth largest chicken producer, recently awarded 27 students with $2,500 scholarships to help them pay for college. Children and grandchildren of employees, growers, and grain suppliers are all eligible for the scholarships, which were announced recently. Winners received a certificate and a scholarship. “We are proud of this program because it embraces everything that we care about – our […]

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Ron Popeil, inventor and king of TV pitchmen, dies at 86

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Popeil, the quintessential TV pitchman and inventor known to generations of viewers for hawking products including the Veg-O-Matic and the Showtime Rotisserie and BBQ, has died. Popeil's family says he died Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 86. Popeil began hawking his inventions in the open-air markets of Chicago as a teenager. He would become a constant presence on television […]

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Notice of violation issued after treated wastewater spill

MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — Delaware environmental officials have issued a notice of violation to Mountaire Farms in Millsboro after a contractor damaged a pipeline and about 15,000 gallons of treated wastewater spilled into Swan Creek. The News Journal reports the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control notice states a contractor was digging a ditch for a new pipeline in April as part of construction of a new wastewater treatment […]

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