DE State Police – Oldest Tombstones in Greenwood Cemetery Stolen

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DE State Police – Oldest Tombstones in Greenwood Cemetery Stolen

 Greenwood, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating thefts of tombstones from a Greenwood area cemetery. On June 15, 2021, Delaware State Police responded to St. Johnstown Cemetery located at 13471 St. Johnstown Road, Greenwood, for a reported theft of tombstones. Over the past three weeks, the groundskeeper has discovered tombstones from the 1800’s stolen each week with a total of seven or eight stolen. These tombstones were the among the […]

Waddling into view are the stars of Netflix’s ‘Penguin Town’

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Waddling into view are the stars of Netflix’s ‘Penguin Town’

NEW YORK (AP) — They arrive every year in their snazzy black and white tuxedos, causing traffic jams and clamoring for quality real estate. Endangered African penguins have long been a source of delight to visitors of the South African community of Simon's Town, mixing with humans as they go about their penguin tasks, which includes the important one of breeding. Now these critters are the stars of a new […]

Bill opening up Delaware police internal records clears committee

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Bill opening up Delaware police internal records clears committee

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Senate committee has voted to advance a bill making police disciplinary records in Delaware accessible to the public. The bill would also mandate that the records be disclosed in civil and criminal court proceedings. The legislation also authorizes local government that operate law-enforcement agencies to establish community review boards with the authority to hear and decide police disciplinary matters. The committee voted Wednesday to release […]

Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British researcher is suggesting that seven may be a magic number for American media consumers. That may be the limit to the number of streaming services, either paid or free, that many consumers want to subscribe to. The consultancy OMDIA reached that conclusion after finding that the average number of streaming services that Americans had dropped slightly to 7.06 in April, after steadily increasing in past surveys. A researcher […]

Delaware governor plans to lift state of emergency

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Delaware governor plans to lift state of emergency

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney says he plans to end the state of emergency he imposed in Delaware more than a year ago because of the coronavirus. Carney issued a statement Tuesday saying he intends to lift the state of emergency he declared in March 2020 on July 13. The announcement came roughly 48 hours after Carney quietly extended the state of emergency for the 16th time […]

DE Senate gives final approval to 2 gun-control bills

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DE Senate gives final approval to 2 gun-control bills

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate has given final approval to a bill outlawing homemade "ghost guns" that don't have serial numbers. Lawmakers on Tuesday also approved legislation criminalizing the purchase or possession of a gun by people in certain categories. Those include anyone against whom an abuse-protection order has been issued or for whom an arrest warrant has been issued, as well as those indicted of any felony […]

Christie’s sale highlights L’Wren Scott creations for Jagger

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Christie’s sale highlights L’Wren Scott creations for Jagger

Two glittering jackets created by late designer L'Wren Scott for her longtime partner Mick Jagger are part of an online auction at Christie's, with proceeds going to a scholarship Jagger set up in Scott's name. The 55 creations, on public view this week at Christie's in London, include a host of red-carpet gowns worn by stars like Tina Fey, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Lange, Sarah Jessica Parker — and […]

Tokyo Olympics still undecided on fans — or no fans at all

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Tokyo Olympics still undecided on fans — or no fans at all

TOKYO (AP) — The question of allowing any fans at all into Tokyo Olympic venues is still being debated with a decision unlikely to be announced before the end of the month. That would be just a few weeks before the Olympics are to open on July 23. Fans from abroad have already been banned. Tokyo organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto originally said she would announce a decision in April […]

Delaware Senate OKs bill on cash bail, sends it to the House

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Delaware Senate OKs bill on cash bail, sends it to the House

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's state Senate has approved a bill requiring more people charged with crimes to pay cash bail in order to be released from custody pending trial. The legislation approved Thursday establishes secured cash bail as the baseline to be used by judges in determining pretrial release conditions for people charged with 38 specific offenses. The Senate also passed legislation revising the standard under which the use […]

Prince Philip ‘wasn’t looking forward’ to centenary ‘fuss’

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Prince Philip ‘wasn’t looking forward’ to centenary ‘fuss’

LONDON (AP) — On what would have been Prince Philip's 100th birthday, his youngest child said he would not have been looking forward to any celebrations to mark the occasion. In an interview with the BBC that was broadcast Thursday, the 57-year-old Prince Edward said the royal family would have "loved" the chance for Philip to be able to experience his centenary, even if his late father didn't. Philip died […]

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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British researcher is suggesting that seven may be a magic number for American media consumers. That may be the limit to the number of streaming services, either paid or free, that many consumers want to subscribe to. The consultancy OMDIA reached that conclusion after finding that the average number of streaming services that Americans had dropped slightly to 7.06 in April, after steadily increasing in past surveys. A researcher […]

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DE State Police – Oldest Tombstones in Greenwood Cemetery Stolen

 Greenwood, DE - Delaware State Police are investigating thefts of tombstones from a Greenwood area cemetery. On June 15, 2021, Delaware State Police responded to St. Johnstown Cemetery located at 13471 St. Johnstown Road, Greenwood, for a reported theft of tombstones. Over the past three weeks, the groundskeeper has discovered tombstones from the 1800’s stolen each week with a total of seven or eight stolen. These tombstones were the among the […]

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Waddling into view are the stars of Netflix’s ‘Penguin Town’

NEW YORK (AP) — They arrive every year in their snazzy black and white tuxedos, causing traffic jams and clamoring for quality real estate. Endangered African penguins have long been a source of delight to visitors of the South African community of Simon's Town, mixing with humans as they go about their penguin tasks, which includes the important one of breeding. Now these critters are the stars of a new […]

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Bill opening up Delaware police internal records clears committee

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Senate committee has voted to advance a bill making police disciplinary records in Delaware accessible to the public. The bill would also mandate that the records be disclosed in civil and criminal court proceedings. The legislation also authorizes local government that operate law-enforcement agencies to establish community review boards with the authority to hear and decide police disciplinary matters. The committee voted Wednesday to release […]

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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British researcher is suggesting that seven may be a magic number for American media consumers. That may be the limit to the number of streaming services, either paid or free, that many consumers want to subscribe to. The consultancy OMDIA reached that conclusion after finding that the average number of streaming services that Americans had dropped slightly to 7.06 in April, after steadily increasing in past surveys. A researcher […]

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Delaware governor plans to lift state of emergency

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Carney says he plans to end the state of emergency he imposed in Delaware more than a year ago because of the coronavirus. Carney issued a statement Tuesday saying he intends to lift the state of emergency he declared in March 2020 on July 13. The announcement came roughly 48 hours after Carney quietly extended the state of emergency for the 16th time […]

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Media consumers may be reaching limit of streaming services

A British researcher is suggesting that seven may be a magic number for American media consumers. That may be the limit to the number of streaming services, either paid or free, that many consumers want to subscribe to. The consultancy OMDIA reached that conclusion after finding that the average number of streaming services that Americans had dropped slightly to 7.06 in April, after steadily increasing in past surveys. A researcher […]

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