The Morning News for June 3, 2010

by Dave on June 3, 2010

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The Morning News for Thursday, June 3, 2010:

Defense hints at strategy of shifting blame in cop’s killing (News Journal)

Attorneys for Derrick J. Powell, the man accused of killing a Georgetown police officer, raised questions Wednesday about whether their client actually pulled the trigger, implying that blame may really fall on the man who police say aided the fatally wounded officer. (MORE)

‘Delmarva Shore’ ahead? (Washington Post)

Every weekend from now until Labor Day, thousands of New Englanders will travel to Cape Cod, thousands of New Yorkers will go to the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore, and thousands of Washingtonians will go to … what do you call that collection of beaches near Ocean City? (MORE)

School disciplinary rules OK’d in Delaware Senate (News Journal)

In the wake of several widely publicized cases, the Legislature has relaxed requirements that public schools report all student crimes to the police. Under a bill approved by the Senate on Wednesday, school officials would not be required to notify police of transgressions by children under the age of 12. Current law requires reporting all crimes by students at least 9 years old. (MORE)

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A dream come true for foodies (DelmarvaNow.com)

As the summer season commences, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach are celebrating what their local restaurants have to offer. On June 6, foodies will congregate at the Virden Center in Lewes for the annual Taste of Lewes, an event where local restaurant owners, caterers and purveyors of spirits will show what they do best. Proceeds from the event will benefit the city’s Canalfront Park. (MORE)

Eco-fight at Fowler Beach (News Journal)

Delaware’s newest, but little-known, inlets — cut during the November 2009 nor’easter — still are flowing through peat, sand and marsh in a steady stream across land that used to be part of Fowler Beach. But state environmental officials, who tried to close the breaches in early May, have run into a dispute with a nonprofit that monitors activities on federal lands. (MORE)

Father indicted in death of Cape student Ashing (Cape Gazette)

A Sussex County grand jury has indicted a Milton man in the slaying of his son, former Cape senior Spencer Ashing. In a May 24 indictment, the grand jury charged Michael Hudson with first-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and abuse of a corpse. (MORE)

Beebe Nursing School Graduates Class of 2010 (Coastal Sussex)

The Beebe School of Nursing recently celebrated the graduation of 21 nursing students, the Class of 2010, at Eagle’s Nest Fellowship Church in Milton. (MORE)

“Where to Retire” Features Sussex County in Top Ten “Four Season” Retirement Spots (Coastal Sussex)

In its July/August 2010 issue, Where to Retire magazine, the only magazine geared to helping people with retirement relocation decisions, features 10 terrific four-season places with super deals. The article is the fourth installment in the magazine’s yearlong series called “Ready for the Rebound,” spotlighting destinations that are great for retirees and offer unusually good buys in housing. (MORE)

Stretch of Beach at Cape Henlopen Closed to Safeguard Nesting Plovers (Coastal Sussex)

The first piping plover nest at Gordon’s Pond Beach in Cape Henlopen State Park has a full clutch of eggs, with the parents-to-be defending their area, DNREC Wildlife Biologist Matthew Bailey announced late yesterday. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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