The Morning News for October 27, 2010

by Dave on October 27, 2010

morningnewslogoDo Christine O’Donnell’s prayers beat Chris Coons? (USA Today)
Delaware GOP candidate Christine O’Donnell says prayer by her supporters prompted a spike in her poll numbers. (MORE)

Rove, Dean Talk Mid-Terms In Delaware (FOX 29)
A very unusual duo took to the stage Monday night at the University of Delaware. (MORE)

Control of Delaware’s redistricting up for grabs on Election Day (DFM News)
Voter turnout for Barack Obama in 2008 helped Democrats win control of the Delaware House of Representatives, turning a 22-19 Republican majority into a substantial 24-17 Democratic edge. In 2010, Democrats hope to maintain that majority in a high-stakes election that will affect the political makeup of the state for the next decade. (MORE)


Two meetings set in Rehoboth to discuss noise & patio ordinances (WGMD)
Rehoboth Main Street is hosting 2 meetings about the noise and patio ordinances this week – one is for residents – Tuesday at 10am and the other for the business community on Wednesday at 10am – both meetings are in the Commissioners Room at City Hall. (MORE)

Chris Coons: family man, county executive (Cape Gazette)
On stage, Chris Coons is cool and cerebral, narrowing his flinty gray eyes when he answers questions, acting every bit like the Yale law graduate he is. (MORE)

O’Donnell: Shaking up the status quo (Cape Gazette)
If months of fighting uphill have worn on Christine O’Donnell, it doesn’t show: the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate recently waded into a crowd of supporters at Fisherman’s Wharf in Lewes all smiles, bright and effervescent. (MORE)

Community meetings set on Cape superintendent search (Cape Gazette)
As the Cape Henlopen School District begins its search for a new superintendent, school officials want public input on the district’s priorities and the characteristics the new superintendent should have. (MORE)

Hastings calling on Atkins to return salary for missed meetings (WGMD)
Challenger in the 41st District election, Republican Greg Hastings is calling on State Representative John Atkins to return thousands of dollars in salary that Atkins was paid to sit on the Legislature’s Joint Sunset Committee when, according to Hastings, it was found that he attended just 4 of 13 meetings in 2010, including missing the first 8 meetings of the session. (MORE)

Fenwick Island Police go solar (WGMD)
There’s something new in Fenwick Island police vehicles.  Small solar panels have been installed in all the vehicles to help draw power into small solar power cells that will help to keep the cars fully charged. (MORE)

Apparitions inspire belief, skepticism (Delaware Wave)
Situated at the edge of the ocean, the cedar shake walls of the Addy Sea Bed and Breakfast have seen their share of history. (MORE)

Bewitched at Sea Witch Festival (Delaware Wave)
For one weekend, this beach city goes from sandy to spooky during the annual Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddler’s Festival. (MORE)

Cape Pop Warner announces All American candidates (Delaware Wave)
The Cape Vikings Pop Warner organization has announced that 28 athletes have qualified to be Scholastic All Americans. (MORE)   National Top Stories

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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