The Morning News for March 25, 2011

by Dave on March 25, 2011

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Bluewater wins right to take the next step (Delaware Online)
NRG Bluewater Wind has won the exclusive right to negotiate with the federal government to build an offshore wind farm off Delaware, federal officials announced Thursday. (MORE)

Push to Overturn Health Care Reform in Delaware (WBOC)

One year after the national health care reform bill was signed into law, there is still confusion and anger over the landmark legislation. In Delaware, some Republican House lawmakers have renewed a push to overturn that law. (MORE)

Millville discusses budget (Coastal Point)
The Millville town council met March 22 to discuss and review the draft budget for fiscal year 2012. (MORE)

Henlopen Acres approves Dixie repaving bid (Cape Gazette)
The Henlopen Acres commissioners unanimously accepted a bid by Dixie Construction of Georgetown to improve three roads. The project will take about a week and cost $125,000. (MORE)

59 Arrested for DUI in Del. During St. Patrick’s Holiday Crackdown (WBOC)
Police in Delaware arrested 59 for DUI during a statewide crackdown against drunk driving that took place on and around the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, according to the state Office of Highway Safety. (MORE)

County hears from both sides on controversial AT&T tower (Coastal Point)
It was déjà-vu all over again on Monday, March 21, as AT&T and opponents of the proposed 100-foot-tall telecommunications tower just south of Bethany Beach came together before the Sussex County Board of Adjustments to plead their cases for and against the special-use exception needed to erect the tower so near to residences. (MORE)

Ex-coach pleads no contest to rape charges (Delaware Online)
Former Cape Henlopen High School football coach Thomas Ott pleaded no contest Wednesday to three counts of raping a teenage girl, meaning he will face between 10 and 55 years in prison when sentenced in June. (MORE)

Governor unveils drinking water initiatives (Cape Gazette)
Gov. Jack Markell has announced two new efforts to better inform Delawareans about the quality of their drinking water, continuing a focus on drinking water safety he began last year. (MORE)

Last day of school for IRSD students moved to June 10 (Coastal Point)
At its regular monthly meeting on March 22, the Indian River Board of Education approved a series of changes to the 2010-2011 school district calendar. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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