The Morning News For April 20, 2011

by Dave on April 20, 2011



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Transportation fund flirts with running on empty (DFM News)
Revenue sources that replenish the Delaware Transportation Trust Fund are wide and varied: taxes paid by Delawareans on each gallon of gasoline, tolls taken at the plazas along Route 1, and the fees paid for licenses and renewals. (MORE)

League Considers 5 Proposals to Manage Growth in Delaware (WBOC)
A nonpartisan political group said Delaware leaders need additional planning for future growth. (MORE)

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Delaware launches online registry for citizens who have special needs during emergencies (Dover Post)
Delawareans can now help emergency responders better assist people with special needs by submitting information to a new, statewide online registry. (MORE)

Delaware faculty salaries top national average (AP)
A new report says professor salaries at the University of Delaware are about $20,000 higher than the national average for doctoral institutions. (MORE)

Delaware cash management board rejects state treasurer’s economic development plan (AP)
A state panel has shot down a proposal by Delaware’s treasurer to spur economic development by depositing money in state banks. (MORE)

Mushers muck it up at Milton Dirty Dozen Mud Run (Cape Gazette)
The agony and misery of running, crawling, crouching and climbing under and over unfriendly and tortuous obstacles coated or filled with slippery and slimy water harboring bad smells and glue-like mud over a four-mile course that takes an hour to complete is only trumped by the frivolous insanity of it all. (MORE)

Sluggers make moves in minors (Delaware Wave)
Although they won’t make major league debuts as quickly as Seaford’s Delino DeShields did back in the late 1980s and early ’90s, two Sussex County natives are working their way up through the ranks of minor league baseball. (MORE)

Sussex vintage baseball team forms (Delaware Wave)
Sussex County is about to get a little taste of the 1800s. The area’s first vintage baseball team is set to lace up its spikes and take to the field on April 30, when the Lewes Historical Society Base Ball Club faces off with the Diamond State Base Ball Club of Delaware City at the University of Delaware’s Virden Center. (MORE)

Walt Wagamon Golf Classic set for May 23 (Cape Gazette)
The 3rd Annual Walt Wagamon Golf Classic to benefit The Wellness Community – Delaware will be held Monday, May 23, at Rehoboth Beach Country Club. (MORE)

Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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