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Why Pennsylvania is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
Where Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes could go.
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45,000 Pounds of Would-Be Pennies Coat Highway After Delaware Crash
A tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 95, spilling eight million blank pennies. It took 13 hours to reopen the highway.
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Penny for your thoughts? Spilled coins from crash clog I-95N
Cleanup crews were removing thousands of blank copper pennies from the highway Thursday.       
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Zip line attraction reopens after woman's death
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A zip line attraction at a Delaware state park is reopening two weeks after a woman fell 35 feet to her death after disconnecting herself from a safety system.
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I-95 North in Delaware shut down after pennies spilled in crash

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Interstate non-cents: Unstamped coins spill in Delaware
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Authorities in Delaware say a tractor trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of unstamped pennies overturned on northbound Interstate 95, spilling its load along the highway. Delaware State Police Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale said by telephone that the tractor trailer overturned and caught fire early Thursday at the ...
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New law allows child patients to use marijuana oil at school
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Children with medical conditions that can be alleviated with marijuana oil no longer have to choose between going to school and taking their medicine. A bill being signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jack Markell allows designated caregivers to possess and administer, and qualifying children ...
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Hermine sends Delaware a beachy gift from Cape May
The storm snatched up a lifeguard stand and set it down miles away on the Delaware shore.       
-1 points by USA Today | New Jersey Delaware Cape May County New Jersey Lewes Delaware Sussex County Delaware Rehoboth Beach Delaware Fenwick Island Delaware Delaware Bay
Sixers D-League team to honor Joe Biden's late son

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Joe Biden Vice President of the United States Democratic Party Beau Biden Jill Biden Delaware Barack Obama Richard Lugar
Democrats push Hogan to oppose Chesapeake Bay funding cuts
Democratic leaders in the General Assembly introduced a resolution Thursday that calls on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to oppose proposed cuts in federal funding for the Chesapeake Bay.President Donald J. Trump's proposed budget would eliminate all of the money for the Environmental Protection Agency's...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Maryland Virginia President of the United States Chesapeake Bay Delaware United States Environmental Protection Agency Washington D.C.
Police: 2 gas stations robbed about 8 miles apart
NEWARK, Del. (AP) - State police are investigating two robberies at gas stations in New Castle County. The first occurred around 4:20 a.m. Saturday at a Shell station on Christiana Road in Newark. Police say a man armed with a handgun demanded cash and cigarettes and left in a vehicle. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Delaware New Castle County Delaware Wilmington Delaware Crime The Washington Times Face Station Robbery
Police: Elk's head worth $65K goes missing after party
You know it was a good party when the animal head goes missing.       
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Hogan blasts expansion of Maryland attorney general's powers
Gov. Larry Hogan sharply criticized on Friday a resolution passed by the General Assembly this week to empower the attorney general to sue the federal government without his permission — a resolution swiftly approved by the Democratic-led legislature due to concerns that President Donald J. Trump's...
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Uber driver accused of robbing passengers’ homes after drop-off
FRANKFORD, Del. — Police say an Uber driver in Delaware would drop off passengers at their destination and return to their homes to burglarize them. Delaware State Police say 26-year-old Saddam A. Awadallah has been arrested after he drove passengers from their homes to businesses and restaurants in the Ocean City and Dewey Beach areas....
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Police: Uber driver targeted seaside homes when people were away
Man accused of burglarizing homes for credit cards, computers, cellphones and more.       
6 points by USA Today | Delaware Fenwick Island Delaware Sussex County Delaware Bethany Beach Delaware South Bethany Delaware Dewey Beach Delaware Rehoboth Beach Delaware Lewes Delaware
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's messy case that he inherited a mess
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday made a messy case that he "inherited a mess" from his predecessor. Economic stats and territorial losses of Islamic State insurgents don't support his assertions about the problems handed to him on those fronts.A look at some of his claims in a news conference Thursday and how they compare with the facts:TRUMP: "To be honest I inherited a mess. It's a mess. At home and abroad, a mess."
3 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States George W. Bush Bill Clinton Democratic Party United States Supreme Court of the United States Barack Obama Delaware
Snow isn’t only thing in short supply: Region still under drought watch
Precipitation totals down, “salt line” up.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New Jersey Philadelphia Delaware River New York Abuse Reservoir Delaware Camden New Jersey
Judge nixes overseas vacation for Wilmington Trust defendant
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A federal judge overseeing the criminal fraud trial against Wilmington Trust and four former top executives has refused to allow one of the defendants to leave the country. Former controller Kevyn Rakowski sought a change in her pretrial release conditions so she and her husband could ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Truth Wilmington Delaware Crime Fraud Lawyer Criminal law The Washington Times Loan
Punkin Chunkin to return in 2017 despite past incidents
The event will return to a Wheatley, Del., farm the first weekend of November.       
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Boscov's chairman Albert Boscov dies at 87
READING, Pa. — The chairman of a century-old department store chain has died. Albert Boscov was 87.Boscov's CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov said in a statement that his uncle died Friday of cancer at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, "surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters."Albert Boscov was credited with driving the growth of the business established by his father in 1914 to sales in excess of $1 billion and employing more than 7,500 people.
4 points by Boston Herald | Pennsylvania New Jersey Pancreatic cancer New York Maryland Delaware Philadelphia New York City
Fewer undocumented immigrants seeking state driving card
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Fewer undocumented immigrants are applying Delaware's driving card. The Wilmington News Journal reports (http://delonline.us/2kepqwY ) that about 6,470 Delaware residents living in the country illegally have applied for driving cards since the program began in January 2016. The state saw an initial surge at the beginning ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Wilmington Delaware
Boscov's chairman Albert Boscov dies at 87
READING, Pa. (AP) - The chairman of a century-old department store chain has died. Albert Boscov was 87. Boscov's CEO and vice chairman Jim Boscov said in a statement that his uncle died Friday of cancer at his home in Reading, Pennsylvania, "surrounded by his loving wife and three daughters." ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Pennsylvania New Jersey Pancreatic cancer New York English-language films Maryland Department store Delaware
Biden seals partnership with University of Delaware
University launching a new Biden Institute, focused on domestic policy issues.         
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Proposed NJ bill would let developer reopen Revel without casino license
A New Jersey legislator is pushing for a change to the state’s gambling laws that would enable the owner of the former Revel casino to reopen it without getting a casino license.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New Jersey Atlantic City New Jersey New York City United States Casino Revel Entertainment Group Gambling Delaware
Joe Biden to work for University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware
Allen ConeFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden will go to work for two universities -- the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Delaware.
28 points by UPI | Joe Biden United States Senate Delaware University of Pennsylvania Democratic Party Barack Obama Vice President of the United States Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Post White House, Biden collaborating with 2 universities
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Now that he's left the White House, former Vice President Joe Biden will split his time between programs at the University of Delaware and the University of Pennsylvania.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Pennsylvania Delaware Philadelphia Frank Furness Public policy Law University of Pennsylvania Saint Joseph's University
Joe Biden's new roles at Penn, University of Delaware

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Delaware woman admits poisoning weightlifter husband with antifreeze
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A woman has admitted to killing her weightlifter husband by lacing his steroid injections with antifreeze.
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Police: Delaware man arrested after crash reveals stolen gun
GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) - A car crash led to the arrest of a Delaware man who authorities say had a stolen rifle inside his vehicle. Delaware State Police said in a statement late Saturday that 48-year-old Robert T. Reed of Greenwood lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a slight ...
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Union: Guard killed at prison saved lives of his co-workers
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates had set a trap — saving their lives with his final…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Prison Penology Criminal justice Corrections Corrections officer Delaware Prisons Penal imprisonment
Lawmaker wants bridge named for vet named for Joe Biden
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - The City Council in former Vice President Joe Biden's Pennsylvania hometown is trying to stop a state lawmaker from naming a bridge after Biden. Scranton Councilman Pat Rogan says he loves Biden "as much as almost every other Scrantonian," but he says the bridge being constructed ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Joe Biden Vice President of the United States United States Senate Democratic Party Barack Obama Delaware Iraq War John Kerry
Middletown teen found not guilty of vehicular homicide
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A 19-year-old man has been found not guilty of vehicular homicide in connection with a crash that killed one teen and injured another. The News Journal of Wilmington reports (http://delonline.us/2kpkEcE) that however, a jury on Thursday did find John Kirsch guilty of operation of a motor ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Vehicle Automobile Wilmington Delaware Assault The News Journal Vehicles Not proven Jury
Union: Guard killed at prison warned colleagues of 'trap'
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates had set a trap — saving their lives with his final…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Prison Penology Criminal justice Corrections Corrections officer Delaware Prisons Penal imprisonment
The Latest: Union plans vigil for correctional officer
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — The Latest on a hostage situation and death of a guard at a Delaware prison (all times local):
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The Latest: NAACP wants to help resolve problems at prison
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) - The Latest on a hostage situation and death of a guard at a Delaware prison (all times local): 7:25 a.m. The Delaware State Conference of the NAACP wants to work with state correction officials to "resolve persistent issues" highlighted by the demands of inmates who took ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Prison Corrections Penology Criminal justice Solitary confinement Correction Supermax Delaware
Guard killed at prison saved colleagues' lives, union says
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates had set a trap — saving their lives with his final…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Prison Penology Criminal justice Corrections Corrections officer Delaware Prisons Penal imprisonment
Delaware prison standoff ends with 1 hostage dead
A male corrections officer died and his female colleague was injured in a daylong standoff at a maximum security prison in Delaware. In phone calls to the media inmates said they rebelled because of President Donald Trump and “everything he did.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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University of Delaware seeks more money for scholarships
DOVER, Del. (AP) - The University of Delaware is seeking a modest increase in next year's operating budget from state lawmakers, pledging that any increase will go to scholarships for Delaware students. UD president Dennis Assanis presented an operating budget request of $122.4 million on Friday. That's about $4 million ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Million Delaware Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Wilmington Delaware University of Delaware Washington D.C. Caesar Rodney University
Plea hearing set for woman accused of sex with young teen
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Kent County judge is holding a plea hearing for a Dover woman accused of having sex with her daughter's 13-year-old boyfriend. Forty-six-year-old Elaine B. Goodman was scheduled to appear before the judge on Friday. Goodman was arrested in November following an investigation by Smyrna police. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Sexual intercourse Human sexual behavior Sexual assault Criminal law Rape Kent County Delaware Age of consent Human sexuality
Man found fatally shot in road in Millsboro
MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say a man found dead in the road in Millsboro died from a gunshot wound and was the victim of a homicide. The agency said in a news release that officers with the Millsboro police department were called to West Monroe Street late ...
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Delaware AG pleads for money to hire more prosecutors
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's attorney general is warning that some crimes will eventually go unpunished if state lawmakers don't provide his agency with more money to hire prosecutors. Presenting his budget request for next fiscal year, Attorney General Matt Denn said Thursday that his top priority is adding another ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Crime Prosecutor Delaware Juvenile delinquency Prosecution Criminology Criminal law Legal professions
State auditor completes Indian River School District probe
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's state auditor is releasing the results of a months-long probe into the handling of finances in a Sussex County school district. Auditor Tom Wagner plans to release the results of an audit of the Indian River School District on Thursday. The district's chief financial officer, ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Delaware Wilmington Delaware Brandywine Creek Brandywine School Kent County Delaware Brandywine High School Brandywine School District
Longtime director of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science stepping down
Donald Boesch, president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science for the past 27 years, is stepping down from the leadership role to focus on research explaining the science behind Chesapeake Bay restoration.The University System of Maryland's Board of Regents is launching...
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Markell touts jobs, education on statewide tour
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell is focusing on jobs and career readiness as he travels up and down the state. Markell was scheduled to join Indian River School District officials in Sussex County on Tuesday to urge high school seniors to continue their education and training after graduation. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Delaware High school Dover Delaware Kent County Delaware English-language films Sussex County Delaware State College
Pilot suffers minor injuries after small plane crash on Eastern Shore
A 30-year-old Delaware man walked away with only minor injuries after the small crop dusting plane he was flying crashed and caught fire in Kent County on Sunday, according to Maryland State Police. The pilot, Martin Stoken, of Felton, Del., was flying the plane around 2:30 p.m. when it crashed...
1 points by Baltimore Sun | Delaware Maryland National Transportation Safety Board Automobile Kent County Delaware Grumman Agricultural aircraft Grumman Ag Cat
Woman plunges to her death at Superfund site
ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. — New Jersey police say a woman fell off a catwalk and plunged to her death at a Superfund site. MyCentralJersey.com reports authorities responded to the Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund site in Alexandria Township on Friday night. State police say the 20-year-old woman was with several of her friends when she fell...
-1 points by New York Post | New Jersey Hazardous waste Pennsylvania Philadelphia Delaware Hunterdon County New Jersey New York New York City
Woman plunges to her death at New Jersey Superfund site
State police say the 20-year-old woman was with several of her friends when she fell off the catwalk near a smokestack       
-1 points by The Detroit News | New Jersey Hazardous waste Pennsylvania Philadelphia Delaware Hunterdon County New Jersey New York New York City
Police: Woman plunges to her death at former landfill site
ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - State police say a woman plunged to her death at the site of a former New Jersey landfill. MyCentralJersey.com reports (http://mycj.co/2clbgUF ) authorities responded to the Crown Vantage Landfill Superfund site in Alexandria Township Friday night. State police say the 20-year-old woman was with several ...
1 points by The Washington Times | New Jersey Hazardous waste Pennsylvania Delaware Philadelphia Superfund Washington D.C. New York
Pet cemetery may contain more human remains
For second time, evidence of possible human remains has been discovered at Delaware site.       
21 points by USA Today | Cemetery Burial Headstone Delaware Wilmington Delaware Pet Grave Dog
Boy, 16, shot while riding bike near New Castle Airport
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - State police say a 16-year-old boy was shot while he was riding his bike near New Castle Airport. Police say the boy was shot in both an arm and a leg. Police say a 911 caller reported hearing between six and 10 gunshots in the ...
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