The Morning News for Friday, July 30, 2010

by Dave on July 30, 2010

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The Morning News for Friday, July 30, 2010:

In Delaware campaign for Senate, civility rules (David Broder, Washington Post)

A lot of the mail I receive these days reads like this letter from a Milford, Utah, man, who says: “Truly, there is a lot of anger in the land, and one other thing that columnists like you appear to have missed or perhaps are ignoring. That thing is disgust with the obvious, deliberate refusal by elected officials to do their duty and actually represent the will of the people.” (MORE)

Phillies acquire Roy Oswalt from Astros (Delaware Online)

After weeks of rumors and posturing, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. finally got his man. (MORE)

Hottest month may set record (News Journal)

Relentlessly scorching temperatures have July flirting with the record books — the hottest month since weather data were first collected more than a century ago. (MORE)

Claims dismissed in suit against school district (Cape Gazette)

A federal judge has dismissed three claims in a lawsuit against Cape Henlopen school board officials and a teacher filed by a 2009 Cape graduate and his parents. (MORE)

Governor’s Day at Delaware State Fair (WGMD)

Governor Jack Markell was at the Delaware State Fair Thursday for Governor’s Day. (MORE)

Dewey Beach restricts charitable gambling (Cape Gazette)

Fearing a poker parlor might set up shop in town, Dewey Beach Town Council has passed an ordinance limiting a business’s ability to host charitable gambling events to four times a year. (MORE)

Conflicting reports on Delaware water quality (WHYY)

How clean are Delaware’s beaches?  Well, it depends on who you ask. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach rolls out Mobi Mats (Cape Gazette)

Rehoboth Beach is rolling out the mats. The city is experimenting with specialized Mobi Mats – portable walkways that will allow beachgoers with walking disabilities access to the beach. (MORE)

Fed’s Beige Book shows economy in Delaware’s region mostly strengthening (Delaware Online)

The economy has firmed up across the greater Philadelphia area since June, but some soft spots remain, the Federal Reserve  reported in Wednesday’s “Beige Book” regional survey. (MORE)

Lewes woman overcomes physical challenges to graduate from DSU (Cape Gazette)

When Jane Holloway Coursey of Lewes walked across the commencement stage at Delaware State University to receive her diploma May 23, she had to move a little slower than the rest of the graduates. (MORE)

NATIONAL TOP NEWS:

THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • FridayAll Saints’ Episcopal Church Annual Antiques Show

    Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Georgetown Farmers Market 3:00 pm

    Arts & Jazz Festival 4:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, musical theater 7:00 pm

    NoMAD LIVE 8:00 pm

    Saturday

    All Saints’ Episcopal Church Annual Antiques Show

    8th Venus on the Half Shell 5k 8:00 am

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Milford Farmers Market 9:00 am

    Creating Whimsical Masterpieces with John Donato 10:00 am

    Free Alley Oop Skim Clinic 10:00 am

    Arts & Jazz Festival 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, 3:00 pm

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun,7:00 pm

    City of Fairfax Band 8:00 pm

    Sunday

    All Saints’ Episcopal Church Annual Antiques Show

    Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market 8:00 am

    Clear Space Productions: Annie Get Your Gun, 3:00 pm

  • For details and the full calendar, click here.

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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