The Morning News for January 11, 2011

by Dave on January 11, 2011


Winter Weather Advisory, 4:51 AM (National Weather Service)  

Delaware Sees Fewest Traffic Deaths Since 1968 (WBOC)
Delaware Highway Safety officials say the state saw a 14 percent drop in traffic deaths in 2010. (MORE)

First candidate for state GOP chairmanship emerges (Delaware Online)
A conservative Sussex County activist and blogger who led an effort in November to censure state GOP Chairman Tom Ross says he will run for the party’s top spot, the first such candidate to emerge after an election season that split the party. (MORE)


Cape school board finalizes superintendent search documents (Cape Gazette)
The Cape Henlopen School District is one step closer to finding a new superintendent. The school board has approved a job posting drawn up by University of Delaware staff. (MORE)

Delaware Senator knew several victims in Tuscon shooting (Newsworks)
It’s been a tough weekend for Delaware Senator Chris Coons. Coons, who’s been friends with Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords for decades, says he also has a connection to another victim from Saturday’s shooting in Tucson. (MORE)

Shooting won’t keep local lawmakers out of view (Delaware Online)
Delaware’s top political leaders don’t intend to steer clear of public events after an Arizona congresswoman was shot Saturday at an open event with constituents. (MORE)

Rehoboth’s Oak Grove hotel, cottages come down (Cape Gazette)
The hotel and cottages at Oak Grove Motor Court near the entrance to Rehoboth Beach are being demolished. (MORE)

Long Neck couple struggles to keep their home (Cape Gazette)
Todd and Karen Austin and their three children are caught in limbo as they struggle to save their Rehoboth Shores home. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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