The Morning News for November 5, 2010

by Dave on November 5, 2010

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Chris Coons gets head start in Senate (Delaware Online)
Senator-elect Chris Coons will get a jump on other newly elected senators when he begins his term Nov. 15. (MORE)

Bomb Threats A Trend For Drugs? (WMDT)
In just four days, three First State pharmacies were under the threat of explosion. (MORE)

Court reverses AT&T tower approval (Coastal Point)
The Superior Court of the State of Delaware on Oct. 28 found in favor of home owners in the Sea Pines Village community near Bethany Beach in their appeal of the Sussex County Board of Adjustments process that permitted AT&T to erect a cell phone tower and equipment at the rear of the Arby’s restaurant adjacent to the community, reversing that November 2009 BoA ruling. (MORE)

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Proposed leave policy rankles Cape teachers (Cape Gazette)
Changes to a policy aimed at clarifying when teachers can use personal leave has drawn fire from Cape teachers. (MORE)

South Bethany councilman resigns over neutrality questions (Coastal Point)
Division in South Bethany over the issue of a proposed town park reached a peak of drama this week, when Councilman Robert Youngs abruptly resigned from the council during a break in the council’s Oct. 28 workshop, after having unsuccessfully urged fellow Councilman John Fields to resign from his position as chairman of the town’s Richard Hall Memorial Park Committee. (MORE)

Sussex GOP wins big; State goes blue (Cape Gazette)
While Republicans swept the nation in the Tuesday, Nov. 2 midterm elections, Democrats held fast in Delaware, retaining the Senate seat long held by Vice President Joe Biden and stealing the House seat held by Republican Mike Castle for 17 years. (MORE)

Move that bus! Local family sought for Extreme Makeover (Coastal Point)
Everybody knows them: the kindergarten teacher that was born to work with children and goes the extra mile to make a child feel special; the single mom struggling to make ends meet while going to school who still makes time to volunteer; the family that never stops giving to others while they sacrifice their own needs, and does it joyfully. (MORE)

Calling all movie buffs (Beachbomber)
The Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, known for its selection of close to 100 films, is back again for the 13th year. (MORE)

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This Weekend’s Local Events:

  • Punkin Chunkin
  • Beebe Ball: An Evening In Paris

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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