The Morning News for February 2, 2011

by Dave on February 2, 2011

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Drug dealer describes stickup in Powell murder trial (Delaware Online)
Darshon Adkins was standing outside the Georgetown McDonald’s, waiting to sell some marijuana, when Derrick Powell walked up behind him and stuck a gun in his back, Adkins testified Tuesday in Powell’s capital murder trial at the Sussex County Courthouse. (MORE)

Delaware Receives a C+ (Education Voters of Delaware)
Delaware received a C+ and ranks 22nd among states according to Education Week’s recently released Quality Counts report, which measures six categories (chance for success, K-12 achievement, transitions and alignment, school finance analysis, the teaching profession, and standards, assessments, and accountability) (MORE)

Mactec responds to DelDOT suit (Cape Gazette)
The engineering firm state transportation officials blame for the failure of the approaches to the Indian River Inlet bridge is fighting back. (MORE)

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Tea Party’s O’Donnell returns $20K in campaign funds (USA Today)
Republican Christine O’Donnell has returned nearly $20,000 in campaign contributions, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission. (MORE)

DSP Trooper Hurt in Morning Crash (WBOC)
A Delaware State Police trooper suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle crash that occurred in Milford early Tuesday. (MORE)

From riding waves to making music (Delaware Wave)
Jesse Hines, a professional surfer who has made a name for himself on the East Coast, will soon visit Bethany Beach to promote his first CD, “In the Right Time.” (MORE)

Towns adapt to new recycling rules (Delaware Wave)
In light of sweeping new regulations that take effect this year regarding recycling and yard waste disposal, towns are walking an uncertain road to conformity. (MORE)

Spend a jam session with Lower Case Blues (Delaware Wave)
Being at the Frogg Pond is like being home for members of the funk and blues band Lower Case Blues. (MORE)

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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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