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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mishoe appointed president of Delaware State University

The  Board of Trustees of Delaware State University  voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the 11th President of Delaware State University, effective July 1. The announcement was made by Devona Williams, who led...

State could see full sports betting by end of June

Gov. John Carney announced on Monday that full sports betting could become available in Delaware by the end of June. “We continue to review details of today’s opinion. But when the Supreme Court took this...

NASCAR team owner suffers broken jaw after punch from former crew member

Fights are not unknown on the  NASCAR circuit. Fighting with the owner is another thing. Dover Police arrested Lawrence Hayden, a 33-year-old former crew member/employee of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race team and resident of Concord,...

Dover Days to be held in conjunction with NASCAR weekend

The  85th Annual Dover Days Festival presented by WSFS Bank is scheduled for  Saturday, May 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This year’s festival weekend is in conjunction with NASCAR Spring Races at Dover International...

Verizon renews DSU middle school science, math partnership

Delaware State University and Verizon Innovative Learning – an education initiative of the Verizon Foundation – recently renewed a relationship through which Delaware middle school minority males are enrolled in summer intensive courses in...

Musician author McBride named DSU commencement speaker

Musician, author James McBride commencement speaker at Delaware State University Delaware State University’s May 12 commencement ceremony will feature author, screenwriter and musician James McBride as the keynote speaker. McBride will  speak to around 600 graduates...

Former charter school principal sentenced to 13 months for theft of federal funds

Noel Rodriguez, 56, formerly of Dover,  was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews to 13 months of  in prison. He was also ordered to pay $145,480 in restitution. The sentencing came after...

Psychiatrist’s license suspended over opioid prescribing practices.

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock suspended the Delaware medical license and controlled substance privileges of Dr. Gregory Villabona, Dover. He had been the subject of previous disciplinary actions.  In making this determination,  Bullock considered the findings...

Signs point to possible liquidation for Toys ‘r Us

Signs are beginning to point to Toys ‘r Us  liquidating its U.S. operations. The debr-laden company earlier announced plans to close a store in Dover no later than April,  but planned to keep a   store...

Draper Media adds to its Delmarva radio holdings

Draper Media has completed its acquisition of MTS Broadcasting in Cambridge, MD.  The company is comprised of   WAAI-FM, WTDK-FM, WCEM-FM, and WCEM-AM.  Draper has been expanding into radio on Delmarva as it expands its regional broadcast holdings. “Our...
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