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 2019-09-22 10:57 

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Morning Briefing: 16-year old inspires PA House Bill; Economic impact of the arts; Injury-plagued Eagles hope to find traction against Lions...

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region....

 2019-09-22 10:28 

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Today in History: Sept. 22, 2019...

100 Years Ago 1919: Chester City, in some of its precincts, was not alone last Tuesday in low-down corrupt political methods, for the election as conducted in Tinicum Township...

 2019-09-22 10:00 

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Matt Rambo draws last blood in PLL's magical final...

CHESTER — The scriptwriters would've rejected the pitch for the Premier Lacrosse League final Saturday afternoon....

 2019-09-22 10:00 

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NFL Notebook: Pass-culpable Eagles face tall challenge in stopping Stafford...

PHILADELPHIA — Matt Stafford has thrown to a lot of good receivers on a lot of bad teams for the Detroit Lions. If the Lions keep the games close in...

 2019-09-22 10:00 

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Widener shakes dreadful loss, dominates FDU-Florham...

CHESTER — Widener does tip drills as part of its practice routine, but not everyone on the defensive side of the ball is involved....

 2019-09-22 04:00 

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Editorial: Let's give the green light to common-sense red-flag laws...

Common-sense gun control....

 2019-09-22 03:38 

Delaware State News

Siblings arrested on drug charges in Seaford...

SEAFORD — Delaware State Police arrested a brother and sister after a search led to the discovery of drugs and weapons. Police said the arrests were made Friday after an administrative search conducted by probation officers at the residence of Danie...

 2019-09-22 03:34 

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Spotted lanternfly infestation puts the state on alert...

DOVER — The message to Delawareans concerning the spotted lanternfly is simple: Kill on sight. Earning its nickname — the hitchhiker bug — by its mode of travel, the insect has successfully spread in the region over the last few years by...

 2019-09-22 03:29 

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Housing growth momentum builds in Milford...

MILFORD — A housing boom is on the horizon for Milford as local investors set sights on new construction throughout town. "Milford is growing and that's a good thing. We need to grow along with Bayhealth and Nationwide," Milford Mayor Ar...

 2019-09-22 02:52 

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Alain Vigneault's wake-up lecture pays dividends for Flyers...

PHILADELPHIA — Alain Vigneault isn't about to fool anybody about what this time of year means. He's been around too long for that....

 2019-09-22 02:11 

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Villanova rallies to top Towson in overtime...

Even though Villanova was undefeated, ranked in the top 20 in the FCS and had outscored its first three opponents by a combined 83 points, there were questions about how...

 2019-09-22 02:03 

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Commentary: Fair housing no longer exists in Sussex...

Please help me spread the word about the current housing crisis and the lack of fair housing opportunities for the working poor in Sussex County! I am seeing how those who are earning less than $21 an hour are being pushed out of Sussex County because of ...

 2019-09-22 02:01 

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Letter to the Editor: Those who commit a crime get arrested...

Ken Abraham seems critical, in his commentary, "Jailing nonviolent offenders costly to tax-payers", of the fact that "Black people make up 42 percent of people who have been jailed multiple times over the past year, though they comprise 13 per...

 2019-09-22 02:00 

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Speak Out: Biden on racism...

Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation. "In a centuries long ca...

 2019-09-22 02:00 

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Media Theatre teams with Chester teens to present 'Choices'...

MEDIA — As crowds gather on the central blocks of State Street for the waning Wednesdays of Dining Under the Stars, members of the Boys and Girls Club of Chester...

 2019-09-22 01:00 

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Christine Flowers: Two cases fly in face of #MeToo mentality...

It's been a good couple of weeks for men who understand their rights, and who aren't afraid to defend them in the fetid #Metoo atmosphere....

 2019-09-22 00:31 

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Hornets fall to Howard 24-9 on homecoming...

DOVER — The Delaware State offense spent all day trying to rediscover what it had on the opening drive of the game. The Hornets never found it. Delaware State slumped to a 24-9 defeat on Homecoming Saturday as the Hornets fell to Howard in the Mid-E...

 2019-09-21 23:10 

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Henderson, Hens rally past Penn...

NEWARK — Delaware had worked really hard to overcome a 14-point deficit against Penn on Saturday afternoon. And then the Blue Hens almost threw it all away in one careless moment. The Quakers' Isaiah Malcome broke off a 69-yard punt return that ...

 2019-09-21 23:00 

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Wesley rallies from 17 down to edge host Endicott 20-17...

BEVERLEY, Mass. — If Wesley College's football team wanted to give up on Saturday, it certainly had its chances. By halftime against first-time opponent Endicott, the Wolverines were getting shut out and the Gulls had put up 17 points. But, when...

 2019-09-21 22:45 

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Ground game leads Woodbridge to 21-14 win over Wilmington Friends...

WILMINGTON — Jaden Bacon set the offense up in perfect position. Tyrez Cannon cashed in on the opportunity. The Woodbridge High sophomore defensive back picked off a Wilmington Friends pass attempt with 2:55 remaining in a tie ball game. A penalty a...

 2019-09-21 22:00 

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Local roundup: Lake Forest defeats Newark 21-12 in road football contest...

Lake Forest High earned a 21-12 victory over Newark High on the road Saturday in a nonconference football matchup. The Spartans remained unbeaten and improved to 3-0. Conrad 36, First State Military Academy 16: Anthony Gatson threw for a pair of touchdown...

 2019-09-21 19:57 

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Avenue of Honor closed Sept. 23-25 for railroad maintenance...

GEORGETOWN Delaware's Department of Transportation reminds motorists that Avenue of Honor will be closed Sept. 23-25 for railroad maintenance. The Delmarva Central Railroad will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance at their crossing on Av...

 2019-09-21 19:53 

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Sussex County partnering in drive for deployed military personnel and K9s...

GEORGETOWN Sussex County government is lending a helping hand to help bring holiday joy to U.S. military personnel abroad. The county joining forces with Sussex County Volunteer Delaware 50+ and State Office of Volunteerism in collecting donated items for...

 2019-09-21 15:05 

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Scenic Delaware: Spring Creek...

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo titled 'Spring Creek' July 1 in Frederica. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, w...

 2019-09-21 14:51 

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Senior Life: Discover Why Residents Love Hershey's Mill in West Chester...

Thinking of downsizing or relocating to a 55-plus community in the Delaware Valley? Hershey's Mill offers the very best in senior living....

 2019-09-21 12:56 

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Frankford: Bicyclist struck on US 113 dies from injuries...

FRANKFORD A 62-year-old Frankford man on a bicycle on DuPont Boulevard Friday night died from injuries sustained when he was ejected from the bike, which was struck by a vehicle. The crash occurred at about 8:55 p.m. Sept. 20, Delaware State Police spokes...

 2019-09-21 12:10 

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Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing brownface...

TORONTO — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Friday that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface. Yet the scandal's fallout may be limited in a coun...

 2019-09-21 12:04 

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Steak, beer and politics: 2020 Democrats descend on Iowa...

DES MOINES, Iowa — When Barack Obama marched into the 2007 Iowa steak fry flanked by 1,000 supporters, skeptical Iowans were put on notice that he could win the caucus. A dozen years later, a new generation of Democratic White House hopefuls are loo...

 2019-09-21 11:59 

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Trump gets heat for urging Ukraine probe...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a politi...

 2019-09-21 11:02 

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Community: Blessing of the animals slated at Neumann University...

ASTON — The Blessing of the Animals, a popular annual event for pet owners in Delaware County, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. in the St....

 2019-09-21 10:40 

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The Heron's Nest: The Dreaded Saturday Eagles Pick...

I kind of saw this one coming. The Falcons were not as bad as they looked in Week 1 in falling meekly to the Packers. The Eagles looked very much...

 2019-09-21 04:19 

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Interboro Pottsville...

Interboro's defensive woes continued Friday, with Pottsville the latest culprit....

 2019-09-21 04:18 

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Going up! Gasoline prices continue to rise...

DOVER — Typically, fall brings lower gasoline demand which usually pushes prices at the pumps down. However, in the wake of attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia last weekend, gasoline prices at the pump in Delaware and across the nation are on t...

 2019-09-21 04:11 

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Nonprofit working with state to ID child's remains...

SMYRNA — A national nonprofit known for its work helping to find and identify missing children is working with Delaware officials investigating a child's remains found in Smyrna last week. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is ...

 2019-09-21 04:08 

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Slight dip in Delaware employment for first time this year...

DOVER — About 600 fewer Delawareans were employed in August than in the month prior, according to data released Friday by the Delaware Department of Labor. In all, the number of employed residents fell from 473,100 to 472,500, the preliminary data r...

 2019-09-21 04:03 

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Suspect accidentally released in Dover fatal shooting case found in NC...

DOVER — A 27-year-old Dover man charged this month in a June fatal shooting and accidentally released from custody last week was arrested without incident Thursday in North Carolina, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Dion William...

 2019-09-21 04:00 

Delaware County Daily Times

Guest Column: Making the sausage, a primer on Pa. election reform...

Lawmaking has often been compared to sausage-making. One may relish eating it, but not want to know how it is produced. Never has this been truer than watching the Pennsylvania...

 2019-09-21 04:00 

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Chris Freind: No shortage of targets when it comes to Freindly Fire...

With today's ever-increasing array of crazy, insane, "what were they thinking," and "you simply can't make that up" stories, there's never a shortage of material. To cover as much ground...

 2019-09-21 04:00 

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Darts & Laurels: The bucks stop here in the fight for Chester Water Authority...

A look at the week that was, the issues and people who made headlines, and a few darts and laurels for those who deserve them....

 2019-09-21 04:00 

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Letter to Editor: A plea to help save Chester Water...

To the Times:...

 2019-09-21 03:27 

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Penn Wood...

YEADON — Desman Johnson Jr. did not mince words after Penn Wood dropped a 26-23 nonleague decision to Massaponax High School Friday night at Kerr Field....

 2019-09-21 03:20 

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Carroll's Minor-Shaw a major problem for O'Hara...

MARPLE — After Archbishop Carroll defeated Cardinal O'Hara, 26-7, Friday night to move to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the Philadelphia Catholic League Blue Division, a question remained: Just how...

 2019-09-21 03:04 

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Ricci touts the line after Garnet Valley latest win...

CONCORD TWP. — If there has been a trademark to Garnet Valley's season so far, it has been the Jaguars' ability to wear down their competition with a brutal and...

 2019-09-21 02:32 

Delaware State News

Knight, Eagles top defending Division I state champion Knights...

SMYRNA — Wayne Knight had practiced the play all week but was not sure if the Smyrna High football team would end up using it on Friday night. When the play call came in, Knight knew it would be wide-open. The Smyrna High sophomore running back just...

 2019-09-21 02:03 

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Commentary: What if college athletes got paid?...

The California state legislature has approved a bill that allows college athletes to earn money through athletic endorsements starting in 2023. The governor hasn't said whether he'll sign the bill into law. Jasmine Harris, an expert on student ath...

 2019-09-21 02:01 

Delaware State News

Letter to the Editor: 'Conspiracy theory' is real and bad...

Liberty Vittert gave us a commentary piece (DSN, Sept. 19) that said that "conspiracy theory" generation and propagation on the internet and social media are "In a word, No[t]" a problem. Vittert also said "There are no major studies o...

 2019-09-21 02:00 

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CR explodes early, defeats Polytech 32-6 for first win...

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High's football team couldn't really have come any closer to its first win a week ago. But this time, the Riders didn't leave anything to chance. CR tallied 26-first half points en route to a 32-6 victory over Poly...

 2019-09-21 02:00 

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Speak Out: Weighing in on expanded background checks...

The following conversation was taken from U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester's post on Facebook about the bipartisan legislation passed by the House to expand background checks. Let's find a way to enforce the background checks already in place before...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

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Vikings roll to 28-14 Henlopen North win over Bucs...

MILFORD — Once he got past the first level, he knew he could take it all the way. Cape Henlopen High running back Jaden Davis used a hole his offensive line opened for him to scamper 54 yards for a touchdown. The second quarter score put the Vikings...

 2019-09-21 01:00 

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Local roundup: Senators dominate North East (Md.) 57-0 for first victory...

Dover High's football team had been through a couple frustrating games to start the season. But on Friday the Senators took out some of that frustration on North East, Md. Vonnie Peace reeled off four first-half touchdowns and Dover's defense scor...

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