The Morning News for June 29, 2010

by Dave on June 29, 2010

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The Morning News for Tuesday, June 29, 2010:

In $3.3 billion budget, cuts end up cut out (News Journal)

The state’s $3.3 billion budget and $408.9 million bond bill don’t contain the obvious pork that drew criticism in the past: golf courses, marinas or french fry machines. (MORE)

JFC reduces nonprofit grants (Delaware Online)

A $35.2 million grant-in-aid bill with a 10 percent across-the-board cut for many nonprofit agencies was hammered out Monday by the Joint Finance Committee. (MORE)

Miss Delaware, Bald and Bold (CBS News)

Newly-crowned Miss Delaware Kayla Martell isn’t your average beauty queen. The bright and bubbly 21-year old Milford native suffers from an autoimmune disease called alopecia, which attacks hair follicles. (MORE)

Beau Biden back on the job (News Journal)

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden returned to work today, according to his office. (MORE)

Georgetown, Delaware man shot to death in Salisbury (WGMD)

A Georgetown Delaware man has been murdered in Salisbury. It happened around midnight in the area of West Main Street and Catherine Street where according to police, Jackie Dwayne Hopkins was approached by two black men while getting into his vehicle. (MORE)

Baby Swans Missing From Delaware Home (CBS3)

Two baby swans are missing from their White Creek home and owner Gary Clevenger is trying to get to the bottom of the disappearance. (MORE)

Delaware’s year in high school sports (MaxPreps)

Now that the 2009-10 athletic/academic year has come to a close I thought I’d look back at my favorite — note I said my favorite, and not necessarily the best — high school sports stories. (MORE)

Ocean Park – Delaware’s First Privately Owned Platinum LEED Certified Office Park (Earth Times)

On March 16, 2010 Sussex County Council approved the state’s first, privately owned platinum LEED certified office park to be located in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. (MORE)

Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre announces summer lineup (Cape Gazette)

The Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre returns to the Delaware shore with its special brand of theatre magic through Thursday, Sept. 2. Four spirited productions will rotate throughout the summer: “The Wizard of Oz,” “Aladdin,” “Robin Hood” and “Little Goldy and the 3 Riding Bears.” (MORE)

Parking meters stolen in Rehoboth Beach (WGMD)

4 parking meters have been stolen in Rehoboth Beach. The single-space meters were found missing from their posts Saturday. (MORE)

Council hearings Tuesday on Hazzard, Lynam (Cape Gazette)

Sussex County Council has a full schedule at its 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 29 meeting, as council prepares to take a two-week vacation. (MORE)

Dead dolphin spotted off Bethany’s coast (Salisbury Daily Times)

A deceased dolphin was spotted floating 15 to 20 yards off the coast of Bethany Beach earlier today. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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