The Morning News for July 7, 2010

by Dave on July 7, 2010

Today’s Sponsor: A reminder. One week from today, on July 14th, our communities will gather on Dewey Beach for the Delaware Coast Gulf Aid benefit event. The event will be held from 5:30-9pm on the Dagsworthy Street beach. Click here for full details.

The Morning News for Wednesday, July 7, 2010:

University of Delaware raises in-state tuition to $9,040 a year (Delaware Online)

Tuition for in-state undergraduate students will rise by $500, bringing the annual in-state tuition cost to $9,040, the school announced Tuesday. (MORE)

Parents file suit against district (Delaware Online)

When a teacher at Cape Henlopen High School physically separated a student from his girlfriend in October 2008, she claimed the teen “offensively” touched her. (MORE)

Building in Rehoboth condemned after fire (WGMD)

An investigation is underway into a fire at the Crest Condos in Rehoboth Beach: Here is what we know so far: Because of the damage and lack of water and electrical service. The fire marshal and building inspector condemned the building. (MORE)

Website aims to untangle options (News Journal)

Ashia Cale connected about 130 Delawareans to various types of health care service last month alone. (MORE)

It’s Code Red today for ozone across the region (Delaware Online)

State air quality officials have continued a regionwide Code Red ozone warning into today despite an expected easing of temperatures, cautioning that smog is again likely to reach unhealthy levels for anyone spending time outdoors. (MORE)

Delmarva Resorts Begin Cleaning After Busy Holiday Weekend (WBOC)

Delmarva’s resort communities are cleaning up following a busy weekend of tourism. (MORE)

Fireworks draw record beach crowd (Cape Gazette)

A swarm of humanity descended upon Rehoboth Beach for the annual Fourth of July fireworks, which drew what organizers and city officials say was a record crowd. (MORE)

Delaware and area leaders appeal for beach funding (DelmarvaNow.com)

Delaware’s congressional delegation and seven New Jersey and Virginia lawmakers called for a set-aside of at least $20 million in an upcoming emergency appropriations bill for beach and coastal repairs. (MORE)

GOP Rep. Cathcart says he’s retiring (Delaware Online)

House Minority Leader Richard Cathcart will not seek re-election to the seat he has held for 17 years. (MORE)

Man assaults DSP trooper during domestic dispute (Delaware Wave)

Delaware State Police arrested a 32-year-old Milton man after he assaulted a female trooper investigating a domestic dispute. (MORE)

Leadership with Delaware Senator Ted Kaufman (Washington Post Interview)

Sen. Ted Kaufman is the junior senator from Delaware appointed in 2009 to fill the unexpired term of senator now Vice President Joseph Biden. Kaufman was Biden’s chief of staff for 19 years and was a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. (MORE)

LHS Craft Fair slated for July 10 (Cape Gazette)

The date for the annual Lewes Historical Society Summer Craft Fair is Saturday, July 10. (MORE)

Montana lures Dover runner (Delaware Wave)

As luck would have it, Jess Manning’s fondness for bold athletic pursuits and Montana’s need for a willingly adventurous participant intersected this month. (MORE)

Run on the beach along with the ‘bull’ (DelmarvaNow.com)

For the past 14 years, thousands of visitors have been charging into town for the annual Running of the Bull at the Starboard restaurant. (MORE)

Beach businesses booming (DelmarvaNow.com)

Midseason is upon the area’s beach towns, and if the stunning weather and sold-out hotels are any indication of what’s to come, businesses can rejoice. (MORE)

Lighthouse preps for annual canoe races (Delaware Wave)

Locals and visitors alike are stretching their arms and working on their paddling skills as they prepare for The Lighthouse’s annual canoe races. (MORE)

Touchdowns for Kids raises $10,000 for youth sports (Cape Gazette)

More than 20 NFL greats joined co-hosts Steve “Monty” Montgomery, owner of The Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach, and retired Washington Redskins player and two-time Super Bowl winner Reggie Branch June 21, at Kings Creek Country Club to raise approximately $10,000 for local youth sports organizations at the Sixth Annual Touchdowns for Kids Celebrity Beach Golf Tournament. (MORE)

Sandcastle contest is Saturday (DelmarvaNow.com)

As a volunteer coordinator for the Delaware Seashore State Park, Emily Hassel can’t wait to see the creations that result from the annual sandcastle contest. (MORE)

Nature photographer sets up shop in Bethany (Delaware Wave)

A new art gallery has opened in Bethany Beach that features the work of nationally acclaimed wildlife photographer Kevin Fleming. (MORE)

Bethany focus of new book (Delaware Wave)

Local historian Michael Morgan is celebrating the release of his latest book. (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Rehoboth Cottage Tour 10:00 am

    Snakes & Turtles at CHSP 2:00 pm

    Concerts In The Park: Vinyl Shockley 7:00 pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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