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Alice Cooper talks tap dancing, snakes onstage and his diary

LONDON (AP) — During the pandemic, shock rocker Alice Cooper replaced touring with...tap dancing. The 73-year-old rock icon went from playing to crowds of 95,000 to an audience of zero. He admitted the transition was hard. So he spent his down time with his family in Phoenix developing an unlikely new skill — tap dancing. The family conducted practices in their back yard and, despite now being able to soft […]

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Delaware court hears appeal in Carter Page defamation suit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Supreme Court has heard arguments in a defamation lawsuit filed by a former Donald Trump campaign operative against the media company that includes Yahoo! and AOL and formerly owned HuffPost. Attorneys for Carter Page argued Wednesday that a Delaware Superior Court judge made several errors in dismissing his lawsuit in February. In the lawsuit, Page claimed that he was harmed by the publication of […]

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DSP Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Milford

Milford, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred last night south of Milford. On October 13, 2021, at approximately 8:05 p.m., a 1998 Toyota Corolla operated by a 72-year-old Milford man was traveling westbound on Slaughter Beach Road, negotiating a slight right curve in the roadway. A 2-year-old male from Dover was visiting family at a residence on Slaughter Beach Road when for unknown […]

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Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic. The COLA increase amounts to $92 a month for the average retired worker, according to estimates released Wednesday by the Social Security Administration. The increase affects household […]

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Entertainment

Mark Harmon makes quiet exit as ‘NCIS’ regular on CBS

NEW YORK (AP) — Considering he's starred for more than 18 seasons on television's most popular drama, Mark Harmon made a quiet exit from "NCIS" on Monday night. His character, Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, said he was retiring to Alaska. At Harmon's request, CBS didn't promote the special episode, so it came as a surprise to fans. The 7.37 million viewers it received Monday will likely increase substantially when […]

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Police identify 22-year-old man killed Dover shooting

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police are identifying the man killed when someone opened fire on people outside a Dover home where a party was being held, striking five people. Police identified the 22-year-old man killed early Sunday as Brenden Harmon of Felton. The shooting occurred at about 1 a.m., when police say a vehicle approached the party and occupants fired multiple rounds at the attendees, then drove off. […]

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DSP investigating fatal crash near Harrington

Harrington, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred Monday afternoon north of Harrington. On October 11, 2021, at approximately 1:28p.m., a 47-year-old Harrington woman was operating a 2009 Dodge Charger southbound on South DuPont Highway (US 13) south of Paradise Alley Road. The operator veered off the west edge of the roadway, attempted to regain control, and turned back into the right lane. As […]

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Delaware State Auditor indicted on public corruption charges

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware official responsible for rooting out government fraud and abuse has been indicted on public corruption charges. An indictment issued Monday charges 58-year-old Kathleen McGuiness with felony counts of theft and witness intimidation. She also faces misdemeanor charges of official misconduct, conflict of interest and noncompliance with procurement laws. The charges include allegations that McGuiness hired her daughter last year even after other employees had […]

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Navy nuclear engineer from MD charged with trying to pass secrets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says a Navy nuclear engineer from Annapolis, MD with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent. In a criminal complaint detailing the espionage-related charges against Jonathan Toebbe, the government says he […]

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Police arrest Georgetown man for Road Rage Incident

Georgetown - Delaware State Police have charged 37-year-old Carlton Breasure of Georgetown, DE, with Aggravated Menacing, and related charges after he displayed a gun at victim during a road rage incident. The incident occurred on October 8, 2021, at approximately 7:10 p.m., when troopers responded to the intersection of Piglet Path and Seashore Highway, Georgetown, in reference to a road rage complaint involving a weapon. The investigation determined a 60-year-old […]

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