The Morning News for September 10, 2010

by Dave on September 10, 2010

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Delaware legislators want bridge answers (CoastalSussex.com)
A group of  eight Delaware legislators has written to the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) to ask for results of an investigation into earlier problems with construction of the new Indian River Inlet Bridge. (MORE)

Palin backs Tea Party candidate in Delaware’s Republican Senate primary (The Hill)
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) announced Thursday she has endorsed Tea Party favorite Christine O’Donnell against Rep. Mike Castle (R) in Delaware’s Republican Senate primary. (MORE)

DE Republicans File FEC Complaint Against O’Donnell, Tea Party Express (CoastalSussex.com)
The Republican Party of Delaware filed a complaint today with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to investigate potentially illegal coordination between the Christine O’Donnell campaign for Senate and the Tea Party Express Political Action Committee (PAC), a national group based in Sacramento, Calif. (MORE)

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Booth Faces Challenge From Bodenweiser (CoastalSussex.com)
Veteran legislator Joe Booth will face retired businessman Eric “Bodie” Bodenweiser on Sept. 14 in a Republican primary race to determine the candidate for the 19th Senatorial District. (MORE)

Delawareans To Honor Soldiers and 9/11 Victims (CoastalSussex.com)
Governor Jack Markell has ordered flags flying on state facilities to be lowered to half staff beginning on Friday afternoon through Sunday in observance of Patriot Day. (MORE)

Attorney General Biden announces agreement with Publishers Clearing House (CoastalSussex.com)
Attorney General Beau Biden joined 31 states and the District of Columbia today to announce an agreement with sweepstakes company Publishers Clearing House. (MORE)

Local man’s nearly 100-year life remembered well (Coastal Point)
On Aug. 17, a local man passed away, just five days shy of his 100th birthday. One of his daughters, Catherine Taylor Hall, shared the story of his life in Delaware. (MORE)

Piping plover have ‘successful season’ (DelmarvaNow.com)
In 1986, piping plovers were listed as an endangered species, but the population is on the rise, thanks in part to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. (MORE)

Scootin’ Deacon offers service on the go (Coastal Point)
With the cost of gas still closer to $3 per gallon than $2, it’s hard to get excited about getting in the car to go everywhere. (MORE)

Richman Downs The “Manimal” (CoastalSussex.com)
The question was could he do it as local viewers tuned in Wednesday night to watch Man V. Food to find out whether Adam Richman could devour his latest massive meal. (MORE)

Delaware Symphony Orchestra nominated for Latin Grammy (CoastalSussex.com)
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra’s first major label recording project results in its first nomination for a Latin Grammy. (MORE)

Subity receives Lifetime Sales Achievement Award (CoastalSussex.com)
Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Subity recently received recognition at the American Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (ACCE) annual convention with the presentation of the Membership Development Division’s Lifetime Sales Achievement Award. (MORE)

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This Weekend’s Local Events:

  • FridayMilford Riverwalk – Try Stand Up Paddle BoardingFREE Stand Up Paddle Boarding, LewesCHHS Boys Soccer vs. Salesianum

    CHHS Girls Volleyball vs. Delmarva Christian

    Cadbury Quilt & Arts Festival

    CHHS at IRHS Football

    Saturday

    Annual Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament

    Canalfront Park “Paddle to the Park”

    Nanticoke Indian Powwow

    34th Gary P. Lister Bottle & Cork Ten Miler 5k

    32nd Anniversary Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market

    Milford Farmers Market

    Milton Town Yard Sale

    Cadbury Quilt & Arts Festival

    CHHS Boys/Girls Cross Country at Lake Forest Invitational

    CHHS Field Hockey vs. Upper Dublin (PA)

    Taste The Fruit of the Vine

    IRHS Boys Soccer vs. Salesianum

    Milton Historical Society Annual Auction & Party in the Fire Hall

    Grotto Pizza 50th Anniversary

    MOSAIC: Second Saturday Art Walk

    Sue Matthews in Concert

    Sunday

    Annual Joshua M. Freeman Foundation Golf Tournament

    Nanticoke Indian Powwow

    Beebe Treat the Beat 5K Walk

    Introduction to Surf-Fishing

    Edible Plants of the Seashore

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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