The Morning News for July 6, 2010

by Dave on July 6, 2010

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The Morning News for Tuesday, July 6, 2010:

Brutal heat wave bakes Delaware (Delaware Online)

A punishing heat wave threatened to cook up triple-digit temperatures across the state and region today, approaching levels not seen in more than a decade and threatening to scorch outdoor workers and the less fortunate. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach apartment fire (News Journal)

Firefighters from Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Bethany Beach and other Sussex County companies responded to a blaze Monday evening at the Crest Apartments on Virginia Avenue in Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

A community built on hope (Delaware Online)

On this warm July day, three kids bicycles lie on their sides in the warm sun in in the front yard of the white single-story ranch home. Inside, Thomas Major, 8, rolls around on the living room floor with his family’s 4-month-old kitten, Sherbet. (MORE)

Markets offer farm-fresh foods all summer long (Coastal Point)

Summer officially kicked off last Monday and, with that, the Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island farmers’ markets got under way. Each week this summer, through early September, farmers, growers and other local providers will bring their wares to the much-anticipated markets, providing shoppers with freshness and taste that can be hard to find in the produce section of the grocery store. (MORE)

Firefighter collapses in cardiac arrest in Dewey Beach (WGMD)

A firefighter collapsed in cardiac arrest in Dewey Beach as visitors were leaving the beaches in mass following the fireworks. (MORE)

Dewey Beach officials to crack down on littering (DelmarvaNow.com)

After Junebugs decorated her tree with a dozen beer cans, Commissioner Diane Hanson decided enough is enough. (MORE)

Home makeover show seeks Del. Families (DelmarvaNow.com)

ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” is ready to improve life for a southern Delaware family. (MORE)

Campers asked to check for wood bugs (DelmarvaNow.com)

Invasive insects have obliterated thousands of acres of forest in neighboring states. To protect Delaware’s delicate trees and forestry industry, authorities warn campers to ensure their firewood is bug-free. (MORE)

Police looking for Milton man after domestic (WGMD)

Police are looking for 32 year old Leonard Eley of Milton after a domestic incident in Milton. (MORE)

Ordnance found at Cape Henlopen (Delaware Online)

The Delaware State Police Explosive Ordnance Disposable Unit found a military ordnance this morning in Lewes. (MORE)

Legislation approved to help Delaware clean up and restore Chesapeake Bay (WGMD)

Delaware and other states will get help cleaning up and restoring the Chesapeake Bay, under the Chesapeake Clean Water and Ecosystem Act. (MORE)

Delaware to ban texting while driving (WHYY)

More than half of the states in America have laws banning texting while driving, and Tuesday Delaware will join them. (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Dolphin Watch 9:30 am

    Rehoboth Cottage Tour 10:00 am

    Rehoboth Beach Farmer’s Market 12:00 pm

    Hayrides at the Beach 5:00 pm

    2U (U2 Tribute Band) 8:00 pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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