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In Newark, definition of ‘local delivery’ unclear
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:00:00 -0400
Most trucks traveling on Christina Parkway between South College Avenue and Elkton Road will not be ticketed by Newark Police, pending a definition of “local deliveries” from the Delaware Department o

Redskins’ Jackson trying to get healthy for Philly
Herald-Mail.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:18:00 -0400
DeSean Jackson wore a white visor instead of a helmet to practice. He sat on the stationary bicycle while his Washington Redskins teammates were stretching. Instead of pedaling, he slowly worked the h

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire
StarDem.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:57:00 -0400
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 peop

Animal Welfare Legue holding photo contest
StarDem.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0400
QUEENSTOWN — The Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County is asking for photo entries of pets in settings like the beach, boats, docks or the pool this summer. Those who enter the End of Summer Sp

Sierra Leone faces Ebola shutdown
StarDem.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:10:00 -0400
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In a desperate bid to slow West Africa’s accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Friday whi

One dead in pair of east side shootings
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:02:18 EDT
After a week without a homicide, two men were shot in Baltimore ThursdayTwo men were shot, one of them fatally, Thursday evening in East Baltimore, ending a stretch of a week without a murder in the city.

Police search for answers in grisly Florida murder-suicide
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:02:02 EDT
(Reuters) - Florida police will search on Friday for clues to why 51-year-old Don Spirit shot dead his daughter and her six children before turning the gun on himself.

Service to remember Matt Haley set for Sept. 28
Cape Gazette / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:21:00 EDT
An outdoor service to honor Rehoboth Beach-based restaurateur/chef Matt Haley is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Freeman Stage at Bayside in Selbyville. The service will start at 2 p.m.; doors open at 1:15 p.m. Up to 2,000 people are expected to attend the event. “Matt touched so many lives,” said Scott Kammerer, president and CEO of the Matt Haley Companies. “He was an employer, philanthropist, board ...

Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
BaltimoreSun.com / Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:36:43 EDT
Local health officials on the lookout for unusual strain of enterovirus already confirmed in neighboring statesLocal health officials are on the lookout for unusual strain already confirmed in neighboring states.

Antique cars roll through Great Frederick Fair
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:00:00 -0400
Sleek Corvettes, stately Model T’s and low-slung Oldsmobiles in shades from mint green to tomato red rumbled over the gravel track at Thursday’s antique car parade at The Great Frederick Fair.

Curtis Mill Park set to open Oct. 17
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:30:00 -0400
Curtis Mill Park will open Oct. 17 with a ceremony set for 11 a.m., city officials have announced.

Delmarva Power supports 2014 Coastal Cleanup Sept 20
Cape Gazette / Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:21:00 EDT
Delmarva Power will partner with environmental, governmental and business organizations throughout the region to support the 28th annual Coastal Cleanup this year. The effort aims to remove trash from beaches and riverbanks in Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey. Volunteers are needed to clean up more than 60 locations. Most cleanups will occur Saturday, Sept. 20, while others will take place on other dates in ...

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