The Morning News for November 29, 2010

by Dave on November 29, 2010

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Serious problems forced Wilmington Trust to sell out (Buffalo News)
Wilmington Trust Corp., the prominent Delaware money manager that sold out to M&T Bank Corp. for a 46 percent discount three weeks ago, had little choice but to take the deal it was offered if it did not want to face disastrous consequences. (MORE)

No Child Left Behind numbers game (Delaware Online)
A little-noticed provision in the federal No Child Left Behind Act allows Delaware and other states to create a system in which accountability requirements do not reach the same student groups in every school. (MORE)

Lewes to use grant for energy upgrades (Delmarva Now)
The city will use a $500,000 grant, awarded through Delaware’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, to make upgrades at several municipal buildings. (MORE)

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Diamond State Community Land Trust suing Sussex County Council (Coastal Point)
The Diamond State Community Land Suit filed a suit against Sussex County Council over the council’s recent decision to uphold the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission’s denial of their application for its New Horizons Community near Laurel – a community Diamond State says is designed to provide moderately priced housing in Sussex County. (MORE)

Del. claims control of buffers on waterways (Delaware Online)
Sussex County does not have the authority to overrule state environmental officials’ decisions on Inland Bays pollution regulations, state attorneys argue. (MORE)

Brewing genius takes an inspired approach (Toronto Sun)
Like a batch of Ola Dubh Special Reserve, next week’s column is in the final stages of brewing. (MORE)

Papers of outgoing Sen. Ted Kaufman added to UD collection (Newark Post)
The University of Delaware has added the U.S. Senate papers and archives of Sen. Theodore “Ted” Kaufman (D-Del.) to its collection of political papers that spans more than two centuries. (MORE)

One dead; several injured in crash at Rt 24 & Legion Rd in Oak Orchard (WGMD)
The Delaware State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a motor vehicle collision in which one person died and four were injured Friday evening on John J. Williams Highway and Legion Road Millsboro, Delaware. (MORE)

IRHS ranks high on DSTP scores (Coastal Point)
Based on the May 2010 Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) results for science and social studies, Indian River High School (IRHS) was the highest-ranking non-charter public school in the state of Delaware, ranking third out of all state schools. (MORE)

Food Bank seeks holiday donations (Cape Gazette)
Baywood and Pot-Nets communities in Long Neck recently announced that they are hosting a community-wide food and funds drive to benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. (MORE)

Record numbers fed through Mountaire effort (Coastal Point)
Hundreds of people came together earlier this week to ensure that thousands of others would experience the joys of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. (MORE)

New owner, new menu, new look (Cape Gazette)
Fresh ingredients, country recipes and a touch of Caribbean style makeup the new menu at Vintage Café in Milton. (MORE)

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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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