The Morning News for February 9, 2011

by Dave on February 9, 2011


Derrick Powell convicted of killing Patrolman Chad Spicer (Delaware Online)
It took one bullet to kill Patrolman Chad Spicer and nine hours for a jury to say that Derrick Powell fired that bullet. (MORE)

O’Donnell claims she was Obama’s top opponent (AP)
Former Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell of Delaware is claiming in a fundraising letter that she was the White House’s top opponent in the 2010 election. (MORE)

Lewes couple fights off intruder (WGMD)
A couple fought off a man who broke into their Lewes home (the Lochwood Development) Friday night. (MORE)


Rehoboth considers restricting smoking (Delmarva Now)
Rehoboth Beach, known as the Nation’s Summer Capital, may also qualify for another name: the state’s biggest ashtray. (MORE)

DelDOT awards IR bridge demolition contract (Cape Gazette)
The Delaware Department of Transportation has awarded the roadway approach and demolition contract for the Indian River Inlet bridge to Dover-based contractor George & Lynch Inc. (MORE)

SoDel to open new eatery (Delaware Wave)
SoDel Concepts, a company founded by local restaurateur Matt Haley, is expected to open its seventh restaurant by the spring. (MORE)

League of Women Voters to host forum on Sussex economy (Cape Gazette)
The League of Women Voters of Sussex County has announced a public forum on the Sussex County economy will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the conference room in the Beebe Medical Arts Building on the Route 24 campus, a half mile west of Route 1. (MORE)

Family ‘hoping to give back through Greg’ (Delmarva Now)
As the one-year anniversary of Greg Forte’s disappearance approaches, his family and friends are ensuring his memory is not lost. (MORE)

New home for therapeutic riding association in the works in Lewes (Delaware Wave)
Officials for a nonprofit organization in danger of closing its doors for good believe a new home has been found. (MORE)
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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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