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Delaware’s public health director to step down in June

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's top public health official has announced that she will leave her job next month. The News Journal reports that Dr. Karyl Rattay will step down on June 30 after leading the Division of Public Health for 13 years. Rattay has led the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is the country's longest-serving public health director. It's unclear where she will work next and who […]

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Can you believe it? More people watched Kentucky Derby later

NEW YORK (AP) — Did an 80-1 longshot really win the Kentucky Derby? People apparently wanted to make sure of Rich Strike's win. NBC Sports says some 36 million people watched a replay of the race on one of the network's social media accounts, including a record-setting 11.6 million on TikTok. Live race coverage itself averaged 16 million viewers on NBC and the Peacock streaming service, with the numbers peaking […]

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Del State University: Georgia drug search intimidated Black athletes

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The president of Delaware State University says sheriff's deputies in Georgia intimidated and humiliated the school women's lacrosse team when officers pulled over the athletes' bus and searched it for drugs. DSU President Tony Allen said in a letter to students and faculty Monday that campus officials are “incensed” over the April 20 traffic stop that occurred as the team was traveling home from a game […]

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Henry Winkler gets book deal, memoir to come out in 2024

NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Winkler is busy as ever these days, but the actor is still making time to write a memoir. Celadon Books announced Wednesday that it has a deal with Winkler to tell his life story. The memoir, currently untitled, is scheduled for 2024. Winkler, 76, became famous in the 1970s as "The Fonz" on the sitcom "Happy Days" and has worked steadily ever since. His hundreds […]

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DSP Arrest Two on Drug & Weapons Charges

Delaware State Police have arrested 44-year-old Tracy Hawkins of Seaford, DE, and 49-year-old Gerald Watkins of Seaford, DE, for drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Tuesday morning. On May 10, 2022, at approximately 1:32 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the Seaford area observed a gray Dodge Journey traveling eastbound on Pine Drive, approaching the intersection at Bethel Concord Road. The trooper observed the driver of the […]

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DSP Arrest Man for Drug and Weapon Charges

The Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Kyree Coxon of Rehoboth Beach, DE, for weapon and drug charges following a traffic stop that occurred on Monday morning. On May 9, 2022, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a trooper on patrol in the Milton area observed a black Cadillac sedan traveling northbound on Coastal Highway south of Broadkill Road at a high rate of speed. The trooper conducted a traffic stop on […]

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Bono memoir ‘Surrender’ to be released in November

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-rumored memoir by Bono, U2's frontman, is coming out this fall. Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that the book, first signed up in 2015 but not officially disclosed at the time, will be called "Surrender." Reports that the signer-activist had a deal date back to at least 2019. The book's subtitle is "40 Songs, One Story," a reference to the structure of "Surrender": 40 chapters, […]

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DART Announces Winners of 20th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest

DART has announced the winners of its 20th Annual Statewide Transit Poster Contest. Six winners will receive prizes from DART and its Business Partners. Over 100 students from schools and/or after-school programs statewide participated in the contest, showcasing their vision of this year's theme, "Stuff The Bus, 25th Anniversary Logo Challenge!" Students were encouraged to visit our "Stuff The Bus" webpage where they could become more informed about the annual […]

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Rich Strike’s team considering Preakness options after upset

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The celebration after Rich Strike's stunning Kentucky Derby upset continued long into the night. The 80-1 longshot has the sports world buzzing. Next up is for Rich Strike's trainer Eric Reed and the rest of his chestnut colt's team to decide whether the storybook journey continues at the 147th Preakness on May 21 in Baltimore. Similar decisions also loom for the favorites whom Rich Strike surged […]

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How does it f-e-e-e-e-l? Bob Dylan museum opening in Tulsa

NEW YORK (AP) — Elvis Costello, Patti Smith and Mavis Staples were all on hand in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this weekend to celebrate the new Bob Dylan Center and archive. How about Bob, who's approaching his 81st birthday? If he's anywhere nearby, it will be a surprise. The new Dylan center is opening steps away from a museum that honors Woody Guthrie, one of the Nobel laureate's musical heroes and influences. […]

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