The Morning News for December 9, 2010

by Dave on December 9, 2010


This Week’s Coastal Sussex Weekly Magazine (Coastal Sussex) Learn about two fantastic nonprofits — Bear Hugs for Babies and the Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation — as well as an Oprah Book Club author coming to Rehoboth and a man cashing in on a catchphrase, all in this week’s Coastal Sussex Weekly. (Click here for the on-screen Flash magazine) or (Click here for the printable PDF file). ***NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 8:00AM***

DelDOT urged to reroute US 113 project (Delaware Online)
Political opposition grew on Wednesday to a proposed 16-mile bypass of U.S. 113 in Sussex County, threatening the future of the project. (MORE)

Christine O’Donnell Calls Extending Unemployment Benefits a “Tragedy” (CBS News)
In remarks during a Virginia Tea Party appearance on Tuesday, former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell called the recent extension of unemployment benefits a “tragedy,” which she likened to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the death of Elizabeth Edwards. (MORE)


Delaware House Republicans Select New Leaders (Resolute Determination Blog)
Republicans in the Delaware House of Representatives have selected new leadership for the 146th General Assembly. (MORE)

Search for perfect tree a Rehoboth tradition (Coast Press)
Claire and Richard Thomas were glad — in more ways than one — to see one of their five giant weeping blue spruces transplanted from their front yard to the center of the city. (MORE)

University of Delaware to create law school (Delaware Online)
More than a year ago, two University of Delaware officials contacted E. Norman Veasey. Trustees President A. Gilchrist Sparks III and former provost Dan Rich wanted to hear Veasey’s thoughts — as the state’s former chief justice and a senior partner at a corporate law firm — on developing a law school at the school’s Newark campus. (MORE)

Dewey aims to step up shoulder season promotion (Coast Press)
Summers are jam-packed with fun and entertainment within the town, so the Marketing Committee is beginning to plan activities and promotions to attract visitors during a slow time of year. (MORE)

DRBA Rethinks Decision of No Decorations at Terminals (Cape May County Herald)
What happened to the Christmas decorations at the ferry terminals here and in Lewes, Del.? (MORE)

New facility in the works for Lewes Public Library (Coast Press)
Due to the growing population of the Lewes area, the city’s public library is looking to construct a new and larger facility. (MORE)

Dewey casts a wary eye toward ’11 budget (Coast Press)
Declining summer revenues and upcoming infrastructure projects could mean a difficult 2011 budget process, officials said. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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