The Morning News for April 12, 2011

by Dave on April 12, 2011



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Delaware beaches losing 1.6 feet of sand every year (Delaware Online)
Delaware’s ocean beaches, even with the infusion of thousands of cubic yards of sand every few years, are eroding at an average rate of about 1.6 feet a year, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey. (MORE)

Carper pushes Chevy electric car at Delaware car dealer (Newsworks)
With gas heading towards $4.00 a gallon, Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) went to Milford to make a pitch for electric technology in automobiles. (MORE)

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Jolly Trolley owners: Cabs stealing customers (Cape Gazette)
Taxicabs that park at designated bus stops and poach prospective trolley customers have the owners of the Jolly Trolley in Rehoboth Beach not feeling so jolly. (MORE)

Bradley lawsuits will be combined (Delaware Online)
Dozens of civil lawsuits filed against pediatrician Earl Bradley, accused of molesting patients, and others linked to the case have been given class-action certification by a state judge. (MORE)

Rising gas prices in Delaware start to affect driving habits (Newsworks)
The surge in gas prices is causing pain at the pump for Delaware drivers, and may be starting to affect driving habits and vacation plans. (MORE)

Legislators work with Markell on pension compromise (Cape Gazette)
Legislators introduced a compromise bill March 31 in an effort to save taxpayers nearly $500 million over 15 years by reworking the state’s pension plan. (MORE)

South Bethany employees to share health care costs (Delaware Online)
The town is joining neighboring municipalities in having its 12 full-time employees contribute to the cost of health care. (MORE)

Team from Sussex Consortium win volunteering award (WGMD)
Students from the Sussex Consortium in Lewes are real winners!  A team of 23 students between the ages of 15 and 21 will be presented with the Delaware Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award for their work at Beebe Medical Center. (MORE)

Gallagher headed to Dewey Beach (Cape Gazette)
The eighth annual Comedy at the Beach benefit will move to a venue for a Saturday, April 9 performance by comedian Gallagher. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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