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April 13, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on April 13, 2017 5 Comments
April 13, 2017 Open Thread

Chicago crime strategist named Wilmington police chief; Auditor: Delaware oversight of federal aid program weak; Judgment day: 3 girls to learn their fates in Howard High School bathroom assault; Sculptor of Wall Street’s bull wants Delaware artist’s ‘Fearless Girl’ moved

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Oh, Sean Spicer

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Oh, Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer’s Hitler comments as HBO’s VEEP credits.

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April 12, 2017 Open Thread

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April 12, 2017 Open Thread

Traffic nightmare in Delaware could begin this weekend; Wilmington school death: Unforeseeable or planned attack?; New Castle County Council members clash with County Council President; Concord HS wins national engineering competition second year in a row; Osprey Cam

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April 11, 2017 Open Thread

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April 11, 2017 Open Thread

Woman shot in Wilmington’s West Center City neighborhood; Union takes issue with NCCo construction changes; New Jersey man accused of stealing DuPont secrets; Dealing with the heroin and opioid epidemic in Delaware; State employees facing higher health care cost

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Independent Redistricting in Delaware and the Republicans Hate It

Filed in Delaware by on April 10, 2017 8 Comments
Independent Redistricting in Delaware and the Republicans Hate It

For a party that hates government so much, the GOP sure love to muck about it in. Bryan Townsend has written a bill that would take the politics out of redistricting as he says, “Voters should choose their elected officials; elected officials shouldn’t choose their voters.”

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April 10, 2017 Open Thread

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April 10, 2017 Open Thread

Budget cuts could claim anti-child abuse work; Ozone, particulates taint air many days in Delaware; ‘We’re all sick about it': Residents on edge after girl abducted; Guinness brewery coming to Baltimore as Maryland changes craft beer laws; Shellfish farming leases to be distributed in upcoming lottery; Parenting conference focuses on needs of young moms

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Oh, John Carney

Filed in Delaware by on April 8, 2017 24 Comments
Oh, John Carney

John Carney has a tax plan and it’s as bad you think it will be.

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Weekend Open Thread

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Weekend Open Thread

Brewing battle over Brandywine Hundred; Dogfish Head fights to protect its brand; ‘This heartless monster': Police reveal Pike Creek girl, 4, was abducted and raped; University of Delaware students chant “Biden is back!” and welcome Joe Biden back to campus

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Trump’s Love of Putin Knows No Bounds

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Trump’s Love of Putin Knows No Bounds

The Republican President attacked Syria last night, but not until he gave a heads-up to his boss, Putin.

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April 7, 2017 Open Thread

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April 7, 2017 Open Thread

Barclays to close Ogletown site; relocate 300 employees; Police: Girl, 4, abducted in Pike Creek, later found; Wilmington gives $43,000 raise to incoming police chief; Wilmington City Council censures Councilman Sam Guy over comments made to other council members and staff

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Lawson and Bonini Vie To See Who Is A Bigger Piece of Shit

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Lawson and Bonini Vie To See Who Is A Bigger Piece of Shit

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Delaware Republican Party. (Remember these are the despicable pieces of shit that Carney wants to work with.)

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April 6, 2017 Open Thread

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April 6, 2017 Open Thread

Thursday power line vote could cost Delaware for years; Possible double shooting in Wilmington investigated; Conflicting testimony: A blow-by-blow of testimony vs. evidence in the Amy Joyner-Francis trial so far; Auto insurance companies block new regulations in Dover

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$2 Billion Is A Lot of Money

Filed in Delaware by on April 5, 2017 1 Comment
$2 Billion Is A Lot of Money

The good news is that Delaware has the lowest wage gap between men and women in the US. The bad news is that there’s a wage gap.

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April 5, 2017 Open Thread

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April 5, 2017 Open Thread

Wilmington program could breed jobs; 500-plus residences eyed for Brandywine Country Club; Rehoboth named top family beach town by TripAdvisor; Federal funding cuts to DHSS would affect thousands of Delawareans

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April 4, 2017 Open Thread

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April 4, 2017 Open Thread

24-year-old shot in Wilmington Monday; Colonial takes another shot at referendum, warns of cuts; As Joyner-Francis trial opens, emotions laid bare; Newark City Council names interim city manager, but no other details; U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary visits with First State veterans, shares priorities; Dover PAL making major impact with youth

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Coons to Support Filibuster

Filed in Delaware, National by on April 3, 2017 10 Comments
Coons to Support Filibuster

Coons to support the filibuster of Gorusch. BTW, Chris, you don’t get extra credit for finally doing your job.

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Take the Gas Money and Run

Filed in Delaware by on April 3, 2017 2 Comments
Take the Gas Money and Run

There’s a constitutional amendment making the rounds to make it more difficult for the Delaware state legislature to siphon money from the Transporportation Trust Fund. Seems like a no-brainer, but is it?

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April 3, 2017 Open Thread

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April 3, 2017 Open Thread

Wilmington police seek suspects in city’s 51st and 52nd shootings of 2017; AAA: Summer gas switch costing you more at the pump; Delaware man killed by trooper on NJ Turnpike identified; Wild turkey rebounding in Delaware

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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on April 1, 2017 10 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Did DelDOT hide reason for $4 million project?; Trial opens Monday in deadly Howard High assault; Ex-Phils skipper Dallas Green to be memorialized in native Delaware Saturday; Local malls may need makeovers to stay competitive

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March 31, 2017 Open Thread

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March 31, 2017 Open Thread

Gov. John Carney: Fix budget, update Coastal Zone Act; Suspect killed by NCCo police shot earlier by Phila. cop; Delaware legislators say they have votes to legalize pot; Working group to consider future of Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium

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March 30, 2017 Open Thread

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March 30, 2017 Open Thread

Delaware correctional officer pension boost proposed; Report: 41% of Delaware graduates not ready for college; Joe Biden honors late son Beau’s legacy; Legislative bills could pave way for Dover Mall road

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March 29, 2017 Open Thread

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March 29, 2017 Open Thread

Delaware immigrants perceive greater threat; NCCo Executive Matt Meyer: No tax hike in coming year; Delaware bill pushes changes to charter school rules; Man shot in the head Tuesday afternoon in Wilmington; Steele named Indian River superintendent;

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March 28, 2017 Open Thread

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March 28, 2017 Open Thread

Police scramble to find cause of rash of heroin overdoses; No cause yet in large Wilmington fire; Ospreys arrive back in Delaware; State ESSA plan nears completion, concerns about 5-star rating system linger; Goal of Newark Train station is to connect Philly-to-DC

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March 27, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 27, 2017 5 Comments
March 27, 2017 Open Thread

4 dead in one day from heroin in Delaware; Man, 30, is 13th fatally shot in Wilmington this year; 1 business destroyed, others damaged after massive fire on Market Street in Wilmington; It’s a homecoming for Christina’s new Superintendent; Delaware jobless rate ticks up again for February

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March 25, 2017 Open Thread

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March 25, 2017 Open Thread

The frontline of child abuse in Delaware; $15.5 million bridge project awarded, will close Del. 141; Two 23-year-old men shot in Wilmington, police say; Marijuana legalization bill announced by Delaware state Senator Margaret Rose-Henry

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