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Open Thread For June 6, 2017

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NSA Director Rogers Might Drop a Bomb During Wednesday Testimony:  Might not have to wait for Comey on Thursday. Trump Complains That Dems Refuse To Confirm Nominees He, Uh, Hasn’t Nominated Yet. Part 1: Defense appointees. Trump Complains That Dems Refuse To Confirm Nominees He, Uh, Hasn’t Nominated Yet. Part 2: Diplomacy and everything else.  […]

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Open Thread For May 30, 2017

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White House Cans Communications Director:  Hey, I didn’t even know this guy was the Communications Director. Noriega Dies:  He was always a brutal despot.  He was also George HW Bush’s useful ally–until he wasn’t. Press Literally Under Attack: Bullets fired at the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader’s offices.  This is what Trump and his minions seek to […]

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April 13, 2017 Open Thread

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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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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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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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Weekend Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on April 8, 2017 5 Comments
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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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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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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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

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 31, 2017 11 Comments
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

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 30, 2017 1 Comment
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

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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

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 25, 2017 17 Comments
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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March 24, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 24, 2017 1 Comment
March 24, 2017 Open Thread

Delaware OKs rare land swap of historic mill property; Target in Brandywine Hundred receives bomb threat; New data: Delaware dropout, graduation rates improve; PJM shares new Artificial Island transmission plan with state lawmakers; Woodside woman gets busted with drugs in Vaughn prison

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March 23, 2017 Open Thread

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March 23, 2017 Open Thread

Delaware JobLink site hack puts 200,000 at risk; Delaware schools plan includes 5-star rating system; Delaware native, ex-Phillies manager Dallas Green dies at 82; Mother who lost son to addiction: trying to find help in Delaware was like ‘finding a rose in a snowstorm'; Local governments in Delaware could be prohibited from passing breed specific legislation against pit bulls

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March 22, 2017 Open Thread

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March 22, 2017 Open Thread

Christina and Sanctuary status, Red-light refund, Vaughn warden reassigned, New Castle County names its first African American police chief

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March 21, 2017 Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments
March 21, 2017 Open Thread

Funeral assistance for firefighters, Man passes out at Mickey Ds for 3rd DUI, Delaware lawmakers look to encourage attendance, Denn sues Newark landlords over fraud claims, Kent County Levy Court commissioner election set for Tuesday

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First Day of Spring Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 20, 2017 2 Comments
First Day of Spring Open Thread

Siegel Jewish center rally, Police using drones, Prison reform, Gun Industry in Delaware

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March 18, 2017 Open Thread: Beach Edition

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 18, 2017 9 Comments
March 18, 2017 Open Thread: Beach Edition

Rehoboth Beach fire, tent, canopy ban passes (link) Rehoboth City Hall will have spectacular views (link) $1 million Bethany fire is still under investigation (link)

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St. Patrick’s Day Open Thread

Filed in Delaware, Open Thread by on March 17, 2017 4 Comments
St. Patrick’s Day Open Thread

Denn and Drug laws, Tax Hikes for Wilmington, Prison Guards Upset, List of Breweries in Delaware

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