The Morning News for June 10, 2010

by Dave on June 10, 2010

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The Morning News for Thursday, June 10, 2010:

Del. Pediatrician Case Prompts Legislation (CBS 3)

Delaware lawmakers on Wednesday finished a package of legislation aimed at protecting patients more and providing more medical profession oversight, all prompted by the case of a former pediatrician charged with sexually abusing more than 100 of his patients. (MORE)

Parking wars could lead to citations in Rehoboth (

Annie Plowman just started her third summer working at Sierra Moon Surf & Skate Shop and she’s already witnessed a parking space-related altercation. (MORE)

Rehoboth Leaders: No Plans to Revisit Topless Transgender Issue (WBOC)

Even though the debate over who has to wear a bathing suit top at the beach is generating a lot of talk, it’s not coming from leaders in the city of Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

Former Cape coach indicted in girl’s rape (News Journal)

Former Cape Henlopen High School football coach Thomas Ott has been indicted on 53 counts in connection with the rape of a teenage girl. (MORE)

CEOE marks 40th anniversary (UDaily)

June 6 marked the 40th anniversary of the founding of what today is the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) at the University of Delaware. Originally with roots in marine studies, the college has expanded its research and teaching expertise over four decades to include the full realm of earth, ocean, and atmospheric systems. (MORE)

Markell criticizes action on rape (News Journal)

The decision not to release information about a rape and abduction last week should have been made higher up in the state police chain of command, Gov. Jack Markell said Wednesday. (MORE)

Delaware 7th-best Boating State in US (ESPN)

Summer is here, and millions of Americans are looking for ways to escape with loved ones without traveling too far or spending too much. The U.S. recreational boating industry’s trade association, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), today announced the 2009 top ten boating states based on annual sales. (MORE)

Review: Shipwrecks of the Del. Coast (Coast Press)

In August 1740, the Tartar, a new privateer, slipped its mooring lines at Philadelphia and started down the Delaware River toward Cape Henlopen. (MORE)

Cape program to focus on bullying next year (Cape Gazette)

Bullying among students has hit the headlines recently with stories of students committing suicide in response to bullying. Cape Henlopen School District says it hasn’t seen increased bullying, but has updated its code of conduct to strengthen consequences and address cyber bullying. (MORE)

Police car, Saturn, motor scooter, traffic signal control box involved in bizarre series of accidents (WGMD)

A bizarre chain of accidents left people scratching their heads early Wednesday on Coastal Highway outside Rehoboth. (MORE)

Dewey to discuss emergency services funding (Coast Press)

Commissioners are expected to consider a reallocation of funds for emergency services at its next regular meeting. (MORE)

Townsend Co. requests rezoning to sell 10 acres parcel (Cape Gazette)

J.G. Townsend Jr. and Co. has 10 acres of land behind Walmart in Rehoboth Beach it wants to sell. (MORE)

Rehoboth Art League to offer variety of classes in June (Cape Gazette)

The Rehoboth Art League will be offering a variety of art-themed camps for children ages 4-16. Classes include Summer Academy, Art Starters, Terrific Travels, You’re Wildly Creative and many others, including pottery workshops. (MORE)



Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris,  Coastal Sussex Morning News

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