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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry King has died at age 87 after a half-century in broadcasting that included interviews with presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes. His production company tweeted that he died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. No cause of death was given, but a spokesperson said early this month that King he had been hospitalized with COVID-19. The Brooklyn-born King was a fixture on CNN […]

today01/25/20215

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Delaware says more than 11,000 vaccinated over the weekend

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Health officials in Delaware say that they vaccinated 11,154 people over the weekend at events that were held in Delaware City and Georgetown. The Delaware State News reported Sunday that some of the people who received shots were in the Phase IB group. That group includes seniors who are 65 years old and older. Delays and confusion had plagued vaccination efforts earlier in the weekend. Some […]

today01/25/2021

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Elderly man dead after being hit by motorcycle

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Delaware authorities are investigating the death of an elderly man who was struck by a motorcycle while trying to cross a road outside his home. State Police say the accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Friday. Investigators say 85-year-old K.C. Hurry of Milford had pulled into his driveway on Log Cabin Road and began crossing the road toward his mailbox when he was struck near the […]

today01/25/20214

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Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win

LONACONING, Md. (AP) — Someone hit it very big in a hard-luck Appalachian coal-mining community, where a jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731 million was sold this week. The Maryland Lottery says the fifth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history was won by someone who bought a ticket at Coney Market in Lonaconing. That's in a remote corner of Maryland where jobs are few and poverty runs deep. Maryland is a state […]

today01/22/202124

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Maryland officials to remember longtime Senate president

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland officials will be sharing memories of the nation's longest-serving state Senate president. Visitation is scheduled Friday in the rotunda of the Maryland State House, where the body of Thomas V. Mike Miller is lying in repose. He died last week at the age of 78 from cancer. Senators are scheduled to speak in remembrance of their former colleague during their legislative session Friday afternoon. Miller […]

today01/22/20212

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COVID vaccination appointments given to 11,500 Delawareans

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Division of Public Health has offered COVID-19 vaccination appointments to 11,500 seniors for two vaccination events. The Delaware State News reports a total of 73,630 people had requested appointments as of Thursday at 3 p.m. The department says those with age and health conditions were given the highest priority when the offers were made Thursday. The vaccination events will take place in Delaware City […]

today01/22/20213

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More than 50,000 Delawareans sign up for coronavirus vaccine

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than 56,000 people in Delaware signed up to get the coronavirus vaccine on the first day of a new online registration system. The News Journal reports that the new system launched on Wednesday morning. Gov. John Carney's office said that 35,000 people had registered within the first two and a half hours. Some users said the website had also briefly crashed. The state of Delaware […]

today01/21/20214

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Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland

LONACONING, Md. (AP) — The jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731.1 million was sold in an old coal mining town in a remote corner of Maryland. Jobs are few in Lonaconing, the hometown of baseball Hall of Famer Lefty Grove. The Maryland Lottery says the ticket was sold at Coney Market. Owner Richard Ravenscroft told The Associated Press he hopes whoever won it will use it wisely and enable others to […]

today01/21/20218

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RideShare Delaware, a Program of DART, Announces Name Change and Rebrands as Delaware Commute Solutions (DECS)

RideShare Delaware announces rebranding as Delaware Commute Solutions. The RideShare Delaware program, first introduced in 1997, is rebranding with a new name, logo, and website. Over the years, the program has evolved to provide commute options outside of just ridesharing or carpooling. Since then, the name ‘rideshare’ has also evolved and become synonymous with one segment of ride hailing in the transportation sector. The rebrand to Delaware Commute Solutions (DECS) more accurately represents the program’s essence and offerings to reflect all modes of clean commuting. The overall goal of the program since […]

today01/21/20213

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Delaware to launch registration for seniors to get vaccine

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials in Delaware say they will launch an online registration system that will allow seniors to schedule an appointment to receive the coronavirus vaccine. The Delaware State News reports that the registration system is expected to launch on Wednesday morning. It will be for people 65 and older to sign up for the vaccine by appointment at drive-thru clinics. Registration is available at de.gov/covidvaccine. The […]

today01/20/20214

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