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Biden steps out of the room and finds legacy-defining wins

Aug. 07, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over five decades in Washington, Joe Biden knew that the way to influence was to be in the room where it happens. But in the second year of his presidency, some of Biden’s most striking, legacy-defining legislative victories came about by staying out of it. A...

Traffic delays expected from Delaware Memorial Bridge work

Aug. 07, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Drivers are being warned to expect traffic delays when a major construction project to completely rebuild the driving surface of the Delaware Memorial Bridge begins next month. The News Journal reports that the project will remove the top two inches of the...

Biden leaves White House for 1st time since getting COVID-19

Aug. 07, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Ending his most recent COVID-19 isolation, President Joe Biden on Sunday left the White House for the first time since becoming infected with the coronavirus last month, settling in for a reunion with first lady Jill Biden in their home state of Delaware. ...

80s Burger King found behind Delaware mall's false wall

Aug. 07, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Most spaces left open in shopping malls across the country are empty boxes, a few light fixtures and maybe shelves left for its next proprietor to reimagine. But to step in one vacancy at the Concord Mall in Brandywine Hundred is to step back in time....

Delaware man arrested after ramming police vehicles

Aug. 06, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say they arrested a 27-year-old Wilmington man on gun and drug charges after he allegedly rammed his vehicle into police vehicles as he tried to flee. Delaware State News reported that the arrest was made Friday in the parking lot of Bally’s...

Chainsaw carver showcases artwork at state fair

Aug. 06, 2022 09:17 AM EDT

HARRINGTON, Del. (AP) — It’s obvious that Josh Miller has become a master at his craft when the lead singer of one of the headlining bands at the Delaware State Fair made a point of going out of his way to see one of his chainsaw carvings. Such was the case at the fair last month...

Twitter responds to Musk's claims, calls them 'excuses'

Aug. 04, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter denied in a court filing that it had deprived its would-be acquirer, billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, of necessary information or misrepresented details about its business. Musk originally made those charges to justify his attempt to back out of a $44 billion deal...

Court upholds life sentence in day care killing of infant

Aug. 04, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a day care worker sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to suffocating a 4-month-old girl. A three-judge panel on Wednesday rejected DeJoynay Ferguson’s claims that her due process rights were...

Musk response to Twitter lawsuit to be made public by Friday

Aug. 03, 2022 20:26 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Elon Musk’s answer to Twitter’s lawsuit over his attempt to back out of a $44 billion deal to buy the social media company will be made public by Friday evening at the latest, a judge ruled Wednesday. Attorneys for Musk wanted to file a public version of...

Police identify NC man found dead along Delaware road

Aug. 03, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Del. (AP) — A North Carolina man was found dead along the side of the road in southern Delaware over the weekend, officials said Wednesday. Troopers were called to the area of Staytonville Road west of North Union Church Road in the Lincoln area of Sussex County around...