The Morning News for May 20, 2011

by Dave on May 20, 2011

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Top Delaware judge joins LinkedIn’s law firm (Reuters)
William Chandler, the retiring chief judge on one of the top U.S. business courts, revealed on Thursday he is joining the West Coast firm that advised LinkedIn Corp (LNKD.N) on its high-flying initial public offering. (MORE)

Rehoboth set to relax dog restrictions (Cape Gazette)
The year 2011 has seen dogs get married; in 2012, the newlyweds might be able to take a romantic walk on the beach. (MORE)

What’s New In Rehoboth (Washington Blade)
The off season here is a time for renewal and this year is no exception, as a number of restaurants, clothing, home décor, fitness and entertainment businesses expand, relocate or establish a presence. (MORE)

Cyclist visits Dogfish Head during national brewery tour by bike (Delmarva Now)
After 600 miles, 17 days and four states, John Suscovich finally bellied up to the bar at Dogfish Brewpub. (MORE)

BBC films aboard Kalmar Nyckel in Lewes (Cape Gazette)
A crew from the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) spent the day of May 17 on board the Kalmar Nyckel docked at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal shooting scenes for a documentary about James Annesley, a young aristocratic Irishman kidnapped and shipped to Delaware. (MORE)

Bradley sex-abuse case returns to Sussex for bench trial (Delmarva Now)
Former Lewes pediatrician Earl B. Bradley will be returning to Sussex County to face a judge. (MORE)

M&T Bank continues TARP payback (The Business Review)
The Treasury confirmed on Wednesday that M&T repaid $700 million in Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, funds following this week’s acquisition of Wilmington Trust Corp. in Delaware. Specifically, the bank repaid $330 million issued to Wilmington Trust during the financial crisis and $151.5 million issued to Baltimore’s Provident Bankshares Corp., which M&T purchased in May of 2009. (MORE)

House Democrats release Delaware redistricting plan (Newsworks)
House Democrats have announced a redistricting plan for Delaware that shifts two legislative districts in New Castle County to new districts downstate. (MORE)

Art and sales galore this weekend in Rehoboth (Beachcomber)
Those looking for art and bargains should head to Rehoboth Beach this weekend as two popular events — the fifth annual Plein Air Arts Festival and the 28th annual Spring Sidewalk Sale — will be taking place at the same time. (MORE)

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Have a great day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

 

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