The Morning News for August 24, 2010

by Dave on August 24, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Tuesday, August 24, 2010:

State of Delaware Adopts New Core Education Standards (
Changes are coming to the educational curriculum at area schools because of a recent decision by state officials. (MORE)

Rollins, Urquhart go on the offensive (Delaware Online)
Some snide remarks, some selective memories and plenty of strong statements against the Obama administration marked two encounters in a busy night for the Republican candidates for Delaware’s seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. (MORE)

UD Speaks to present Howard Dean, Karl Rove (UDaily)
Political pundits Howard Dean and Karl Rove will give a joint public lecture on the University of Delaware campus in Newark on Monday, Oct. 25. (MORE)


Five Hidden Hot Spots In Delaware Revealed (KTVU-San Francisco)
Delaware may be small, but it is jam-packed with sites to see and things to do, from enjoying an opera in Wilmington to exploring history in old New Castle or Dover to simply relaxing on one of the beaches in the southern end of the state. (MORE)

Dewey tries to control parking problems (Delaware Online)
For a town totaling 0.3 square miles, the issuance of more than 1,500 parking tickets throughout the month of July may seem a little excessive. (MORE)

Concerns about “Dover Street” on Cape Henlopen High School property (WGMD)
There’s a road that runs through Cape Henlopen High School property from Savannah Road to Kings Highway. “Dover Road,” which is the new road name, doesn’t exactly sit well with people. (MORE)

The United States of Pizza: Delaware (Slice)
I don’t want to ruffle the feathers of any of you Blue Hens out there, but I’m going to have to say that most people outside Delaware don’t know much about the place. (MORE)

Extensive search for a man found hours later at hotel (WGMD)
A man who was thought to be missing in the surf is ok. He was found hours later at a hotel. (MORE)

Dewey seasonal officer honored (
A seasonal police officer has received national recognition for the heroic July 4 rescue of a Seaford firefighter who went into cardiac arrest. (MORE)

DNREC expedites permitting process for marine structure work and repair (
DNREC’s Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section has adopted a new Statewide Activity Approval for repair work on docks, piers, boat ramps, pilings, bulkheads, and other similar structures. (MORE)

The MOMS Club of Rehoboth Beach Area, DE is now accepting applications from area charities to be the beneficiary for their 5th Annual Children’s Consignment Sale. Applicants must benefit the children of Sussex County and be able to provide at least 5 volunteers and informational table for the October 9th, 2010 sale.  To apply click on the Charity Application link at

National News:

Today’s Local Events:

  • Rehoboth Beach Farmer’s Market
  • Hayrides at the Beach
  • The Rat Pack Together Again

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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