The Morning News for January 7, 2011

by Dave on January 7, 2011


Kalmar Nyckel to be featured in National Geographic documentary (Delaware Online)
The Kalmar Nyckel, the ship that brought Delaware its first permanent European settlers in 1638, soon will star in a National Geographic special airing in 124 countries. (MORE)

Vice President Biden to cheer alma mater Delaware in FCS title game in Frisco (Dallas Morning News)
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to be in Frisco on Friday night to cheer the University of Delaware football team. (MORE)

Pair Charged in Sussex Business Burglaries (WBOC)
Delaware State Police have arrested a pair of suspects accused of burglarizing two businesses in Selbyville and Millville. (MORE)


Delaware AG Beau Biden presses Blue Cross inquiry (Delaware Online)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden has stepped up his review of a proposed merger of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware with Pennsylvania insurance giant Highmark Inc., publicly pressing the companies to explain how the deal will affect Delaware jobs and millions of dollars in BCBSD’s reserve fund. (MORE)

Police investigating death of Shamrock Taxi owner (WGMD)
Lewes Police continue to investigate the death of Shamrock Taxi owner Brice Mclane. Mclane, 58, was found dead Wednesday afternoon in his Lewes home. (MORE)

Adjustments needed in state assessments, parents and officials say (Delaware Online)
When Kate Tullis went online to see how her daughter scored on the state’s new reading and math assessments, all she found was the number “4.” (MORE)

Two charged in Lewes mobile home burglaries (Coast Press)
Two men have been charged with a series of burglaries that occurred in two Lewes-area communities. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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