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UDPD to offer Community Police Academy
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:54:00 -0400
University of Delaware Police will hold its first Community Police Academy this fall, providing an opportunity for students, faculty and Newark residents to learn more about police procedures and tech

Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record
StarDem.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:33:00 -0400
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for

Metro Silver Line opens Saturday
StarDem.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:53:00 -0400
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In some spots, the train tracks rise 40 feet above some of Virginia’s priciest real estate, held aloft by massive concrete trestles. In one tiny stretch, the tracks dive underground

Could we avoid war if we communicated better?
StarDem.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:00:00 -0400
War. A large majority of people would prefer to live without it, yet it’s all around us. Countries fight other countries, or they fight themselves in bitter civil wars. Spouses and siblings square off

Senate agrees to $11B highway funding measure
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on sever

Traffic tie-ups to ease as Russell Street work wraps up
BaltimoreSun.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:48:00 EDT
Construction near casino site has driven downtown congestion for monthsBaltimore commuters, take heart: Some of the frustration felt in recent weeks on major arteries to downtown will soon come to an end.

Hondurans deported back to a bleak future
StarDem.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:29:00 -0400
TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husba

Nats’ late rally falls short in loss to Rockies
Herald-Mail.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:00:00 -0400
Early on, Stephen Strasburg didn't have his best stuff and yet the powerful right-hander tried to bear down to keep his team close.

U.S. pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far k

Report details missteps in Social Security IT upgrade
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300

SEC votes to end $1 a share for some mutual funds
FrederickNewsPost.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have voted by a narrow margin to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money market mutual funds — at least for some money funds

UD considers moving alumni Mug Night to Wilmington
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:15:00 -0400
Under fire from the city due to a noise violation, the University of Delaware may move next year’s Alumni Weekend to Wilmington, according to a draft proposal presented to city council last week.

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