Archive for February 11th, 2013

Kinder Morgan Starts Talking

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Kinder Morgan is making its proposal to privatize the Port of Wilmington to the Diamond State Port Corporation today. We’ll hear more about this (I hope) in tomorrow’s news, but wanted to take a look at this deal via what we know already. The most recent information has come from a few NJ articles — Deal to lease Port of Wilmington at risk; Delaware’s Port of Wilmington plan includes expansion; andKinder Morgan seeks new challenge in Del.

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Ted Nugent To Attend State Of The Union?

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Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX), who threatened President Obama with impeachment over his plan to reduce gun violence, has offered a ticket to the State of the Union tickets to Ted Nugent — whose criticism of the president once resulted in a sitdown with the Secret Service.

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Monday Open Thread [2.11.13]

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President Obama’s State of the Union speech “will be less a presidential olive branch than a congressional cattle prod,” Politico reports.

Excellent. Hell, if the President wants to curse at the Republicans, I am perfectly fine with that.

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BREAKING: Shots fired at NCCo. Courthouse.

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BREAKING: Shots fired at NCCo. Courthouse.

Several injured according to the text message alert I just got. Here is the story from Action News.

See below for updates.

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BREAKING: Pope Benedict XVI Resigning

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For the first time in 600 years, a Pope will leave the job voluntarily and alive. Pope Benedict XVI has announced this morning that he will resign effective February 28, for health reasons.

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Monday Daily Delawhere [2.11.13]

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Monday Daily Delawhere [2.11.13]

When the highest point in our state is only 447 feet above seal level, and the vast majority of the state lies on a coastal plain, it stands to reason that there will not be many caves here. And that is true. There is only one known cave. The Beaver Valley Cave is located near the intersection of Beaver Valley & Beaver Dam Roads in Chateau Country, just 100 feet away from the Pennsylvania border. The entrance is 24 feet wide and 5 feet high, and the main chamber is 16 feet deep, with a crawl space continuing another 40 feet further in. Lenni Lenape Indians used the cave as a resting spot and shelter when fishing in the nearby Brandywine River.

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