The Morning News for January 14, 2011

by Dave on January 14, 2011

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Trio Charged in Lewes Area Thefts (WBOC)
Delaware State Police have arrested three teenagers accused of stealing money and other valuables from vehicles in two Lewes area developments. (MORE)

Citizen’s group opposed to Ruddertowne agreement (WGMD)
The first public workshop to discuss the agreement between the town of Dewey Beach and Dewey Beach Enterprises is set for Saturday afternoon, but there’s opposition to the agreement. (MORE)

Lewes considers reversing Bay Avenue traffic (Cape Gazette)
Should traffic on Bay Avenue flow one-way southbound instead of northbound? Lewes Mayor and City Council will discuss that proposed change at the panel’s 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10 meeting at City Hall. (MORE)

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Judge gives go-ahead for family’s civil suit (Delaware Online)
A teacher at a Cape Henlopen School District elementary school — who had at least one Muslim student in her class — read a story at Christmas several years ago that said a candy cane was shaped like the letter “J” for Jesus and that the red in the peppermint-flavored symbol of the holiday stood for the blood that Christ shed on the cross. (MORE)

Report finds DelDOT lacking in U.S. 113 bypass agreements (Coastal Point)
Gov. Jack Markell’s chief-of-staff, Thomas P. McGonigle, released to the public on Tuesday his report to Markell regarding the U.S. Route 113 North-South Project and related property reservation agreements entered into by the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT). (MORE)

Lewes police use of Taser case going to trial in 2012 (Cape Gazette)
A federal lawsuit filed by a Milton man who says a Lewes Police Department officer unnecessarily used a Taser stun gun to shock him while he was handcuffed and shackled will not go to trial until July 7, 2012. (MORE)

Ocean View offered land for building (Coastal Point)
On Jan. 12, Ocean View Mayor Gordon Wood announced that the town had been offered the chance to lease an acre of land from the Freeman Foundation, upon which it could construct a public works facility. (MORE)

IRS seeks volunteers in Delaware (Cape Gazette)
The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. (MORE)

SCAOR announces officers to lead group in 2011 (Coastal Point)
While real estate sales remain sluggish across the United States, statistics in Sussex County reveal a rebounding housing market that is bucking national trends, according to the Sussex County Association of Realtors (SCAOR). (MORE)

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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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