The Morning News for May 12, 2011

by Dave on May 12, 2011

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State Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, sending it to Gov. Markell (Delaware Online)
Delawareans with cancer, HIV/AIDS, multiple sclerosis and other debilitating diseases could be legally using marijuana a year from now to alleviate the effects of their ailments. (MORE)

Bill would allow wineries to ship to Delaware customers (Cape Gazette)
Legislation introduced in the House last month would eliminate the middleman when it comes to wine sales. (MORE)

Prudential Gallo, REALTORS has a free app that allows you to search for any home in Sussex County right from your mobile phone.  The app will search for homes based on your phone’s GPS location, and provides full property details with map and photos.  To get the app, text: GALLO to: 87778, or  click here for the free download.

Markell signs Delaware civil unions bill into law (Delaware Online)
With the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware providing the grace notes and fluted glasses of champagne on hand for a long-awaited party, Gov. Jack Markell signed Delaware’s civil unions bill into law before a jammed and cheering house at the Queen Theatre Wednesday evening. (MORE)

Delaware bills aimed at reducing foreclosures (Forbes/AP)
House lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills aimed at reducing the number of home foreclosures in Delaware. (MORE)

Farming initiative proposed (Delaware Online)
The upfront investment of getting into farming is so large — from the land, to the equipment, to livestock, fertilizers and seed — that very few young people can afford it. (MORE)

Half Moon Trail in the works (Coast Press)
A preservation group aiming to create a new walking trail is gathering residential feedback on the project. (MORE)

Dwight Tingle resigns as Cape’s boys’ basketball coach (Cape Gazette)
Dwight Tingle, Cape’s head basketball coach for boys for the last eight seasons, has handed in his official letter of resignation from the basketball position and will continue to serve as a teacher of Special Education at the high school. (MORE)

Towns bridge the technology divide (Delmarva Now)
Delaware beach towns have turned to the Internet to keep residents up-to-date on municipal business and events, but not everyone is enthusiastic about the new trend. (MORE)

University of Delaware board nixes plans for law school (Delaware Online)
Five months after raising hopes of creating an elite law school, President Patrick T. Harker asked the University of Delaware’s board of trustees to “terminate” the effort. (MORE)

Symphony rocks the boat for a cause (Coast Press)
The Dover Symphony Orchestra’s 60 performers will board the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for a fundraiser this weekend and they couldn’t be more excited. (MORE)

Millsboro Man Assaults Off-Duty U.S. Federal Air Marshal in Pot Nets (WGMD)
Delaware State Police today are looking for 25-year-old Joseph Tuono of Millsboro following an alleged assault of an off duty U.S. Federal Air Marshal Tuesday night. (MORE)

New shop offers made-from-scratch bagels (Delmarva Now)
For Herbt Loaiza, owner of K&H Hot Bagels, there’s nothing more important than offering customers a fresh product, a comfortable environment and friendly service. (MORE)

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Enjoy Your Day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

 

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