*Update Name Released* Troopers Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on I-95 Involving Motorcyle – Newark

Newark– Delaware State Police have identified the name of the of the individual who died in a crash on October 18, 2020, on southbound Interstate 95 south of Chapman Road, […]

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Governor Carney Announces Health Care Relief Fund 

$100 million CARES Act fund will support Delaware health care providers  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on Tuesday announced the creation of a Health Care Relief Fund to support …

DNREC Continues Working to Assess and Clean Up Oil Spill in Delaware Bay and Southern Beaches

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continues working today to assess and clean up an oil spill that came ashore yesterday at Broadkill Beach and has now affected several more southerly coastal locations, including Beach Plum …

See You Next Wednesday

(aMyth) “See you next Wednesday” was first heard in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. It was said to the astronaut, Frank Poole, by his wife and father, right before Hal killed everybody off. Frank was long gone by that referenced Wednesday. John Landis claims he originally had the movie idea as a fifteen year old,… Read More

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DNREC Emergency Response Working to Control Oil Spill That Washed Ashore at Broadkill Beach

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control responded this afternoon to reports of an oil spill estimated at five barrels or about 215 gallons of oil from an unknown source that washed ashore at Broadkill Beach. DNREC’s Emergency Resp…

October 20 in Pop Culture History

October 20 in Pop Culture History 1720 – Caribbean pirate Calico Jack Rackham, one of the first pirates to use the “Jolly Roger”, was captured by the Royal Navy. 1803 – The United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. 1818 – The Convention of 1818 was signed between the US and the UK which settled […]

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October 20 in Pop Culture History

October 20 in Pop Culture History 1720 – Caribbean pirate Calico Jack Rackham, one of the first pirates to use the “Jolly Roger”, was captured by the Royal Navy. 1803 – The United States Senate ratified the Louisiana Purchase. 1818 – The Convention of 1818 was signed between the US and the UK which settled […]

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Deadline Extended until October 25 for Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards

WILMINGTON, Del. – The State Office of Volunteerism has extended the deadline for nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards through Sunday, October 25. These awards recognize the important contributions made by Delaware’s volu…

Troopers Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on I-95 Involving Motorcyle – Newark

Newark– Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that occurred at approximately 4:31 p.m., Sunday, October 18, 2020, on Interstate 95. The initial investigation […]

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Ed “Big Daddy” Roth: Kustom Kar Hot Rod Artist

Ed “Big Daddy” Roth (March 4, 1932 – April 4, 2001) By 1958, as described on his official website, “Ed became Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, a hot-roddin’, gear head, mad scientist, and struggling artist who financed his inventions by selling drawings and t-shirts at drag events, fairs, and car shows. Big Daddy Roth would draw… Read More

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Delaware State Police Arrest Dover Man on Felony Assault and Criminal Charges- Dover

Dover- Delaware State Police arrested 59-year-old Edwin V. Berry of Dover on felony criminal charges following an assault incident. On October 18, 2020, at approximately 9:15 a.m., troopers responded to Hickory Lane, […]

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Stone Spheres of Costa Rica

(PCM) Stone Spheres of Isla de Caño, Costa Rica What: Over three hundred spheres of varying size (ranging from a few centimeters to 2 meters in diameter) scattered throughout the island. The largest weigh 30,000 pounds. Most are made of basalt (volcanic rock), but some are made of limestone or sandstone. They date back to… Read More

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October 18 in Pop Culture History

October 18 in Pop Culture History 1386 – The University of Heidelberg opened. 1851 – Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick was first published as ‘The Whale.’ 1867 – “Seward’s Folly” United States took possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. 1898 – The United States took possession of Puerto Rico from Spain. 1922 […]

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October 18 in Pop Culture History

October 18 in Pop Culture History 1386 – The University of Heidelberg opened. 1851 – Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick was first published as ‘The Whale.’ 1867 – “Seward’s Folly” United States took possession of Alaska after purchasing it from Russia for $7.2 million. 1898 – The United States took possession of Puerto Rico from Spain. 1922 […]

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Strange, but True: The Story of Edgar Allan Poe

Not only are his works of literature the stuff of legends these days, but Edgar Allan Poe himself has become a legend in his own right. He may not be the drunkard and drug-addict that an enemy claimed he was in a largely false biography, but there is certainly enough mystery to make it most… Read More

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