The Morning News for October 13, 2010

by Dave on October 13, 2010


Schools welcome new assessment (Delaware Online)
This week, students in Delaware public schools will begin taking computer-based exams as part of the state’s new annual assessment in reading and math. (MORE)

Delaware Senate candidates escalate cyber campaign (WHYY)
The traditional “Delaware Way” of campaigning for office involves going door-to-door, shaking the hands of thousands of voters, and attending fairs, festivals and town hall meetings. (MORE)

U.S. Senate Debate: What local political observers want to see (DFM Media)
The candidates for the Delaware U.S. Senate seat previously held by Vice President Joe Biden will face off in a televised debate Wednesday night at the University of Delaware’s Mitchell Hall. (MORE)


Delaware State Senator Defends Choice of Private Job (WBOC)
A Delaware state senator is defending his decision to take a private sector job – one critics say creates a conflict of interest. (MORE)

Endangered species listing sought for Atlantic sturgeon (Delaware Wave)
The fish that once made fortunes in towns like Port Penn and Delaware City — the Atlantic sturgeon — is being proposed for endangered species listing along much of the Atlantic Coast, including Delaware and Chesapeake bays. (MORE)

State Police Probe Construction Site Burglary (Coastal Sussex)
Police are investigating a Lewes area burglary at a construction site on West Angola Road that occurred over the weekend between Saturday October 9th and Sunday October 10, 2010. (MORE)

Rehoboth Art League names new director (Delaware Wave)
The Rehoboth Art League will soon have a new executive director and its staff and members couldn’t be more excited. (MORE)

Rehoboth-Dewey Chamber Candidates Forum rescheduled (WGMD)
The legislative candidates’ forum sponsored by the Rehoboth-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 20th at 1pm at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. (MORE)

Cape hands IR its first defeat (Delaware Wave)
It might have been more than a little nerve-wracking, but it was a strategy that Cape Henlopen High’s boys soccer coach Jay Hayes was committed to. (MORE)
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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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