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Roll Call
Tom Carper Supports Iran Nuclear DealTom Carper Brings Count of Iran Deal Supporters to 30 Carper announced his Ira
Tom Carper Supports Iran Nuclear Deal
Roll Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Tom Carper Brings Count of Iran Deal Supporters to 30 Carper announced his Iran deal support in a Delaware newspaper. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo) And then there were 30. Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., became the 30th member of the Senate... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Dole CEO liable for $148-million over unfair buyout, Delaware judge rulesThe billionaire chief executive of Dole Food Co. Inc. and his top lieutenant mu
Dole CEO liable for $148-million over unfair buyout, Delaware judge rules
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
The billionaire chief executive of Dole Food Co. Inc. and his top lieutenant must pay $148.2-million (U.S.) of damages to shareholders they shortchanged when the produce company went private in 2013, a Delaware judge ruled on Thursday. In a decision... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
For a number of Marylanders, memories are made at the state fairBetty Martz loves her Maryland State Fair. Ask her why, and 83 years' worth of
For a number of Marylanders, memories are made at the state fair
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
Betty Martz loves her Maryland State Fair. Ask her why, and 83 years' worth of reasons start tumbling out. She says she loves the people she meets. She says she loves the arts and crafts she gets to look at. She says she loves the merry-go-round... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
A Dedication To The Women Who Got Me Through LifeWhen you get to a certain age and a certain stature, you begin to look forward
A Dedication To The Women Who Got Me Through Life
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 20 hours ago
When you get to a certain age and a certain stature, you begin to look forward AND backward at the same time. And clearly, you stay entrenched in the present. Forward vision is a result of the possibilities that have yet to manifest themselves. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Delaware Lawmakers Eye Budget Vote ProceduresNEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - State lawmakers and officials are discussing whether th
Delaware Lawmakers Eye Budget Vote Procedures
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - State lawmakers and officials are discussing whether the annual state budget passed by the General Assembly should require more than a simple majority of votes for passage. Thursday's meeting stems from a resolution passed by... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Chris Christie Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Pers
Chris Christie Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Personal: Birth date: September 6, 1962 Birth place: Newark, New Jersey Birth name: Christopher James Christie Father: Wilbur "Bill" Christie, an accountant Mother:... Read more
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Salon.com
Exposed: Shameless climate denial, brought to you by Big CoalThe Koch-affiliated groups Americans for Prosperity and the Institute for Energ
Exposed: Shameless climate denial, brought to you by Big Coal
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
The Koch-affiliated groups Americans for Prosperity and the Institute for Energy Research, known for What they all — and many others — have in common, according to a searing investigative report from the Intercept: they all received funding from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers look at sweet corn damage caused by stink bugsBill Cissel studies corn for stink bug damage. Cooperative Extension agents and
Researchers look at sweet corn damage caused by stink bugs
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Bill Cissel studies corn for stink bug damage. Cooperative Extension agents and researchers at the University of Delaware are taking a closer look at how brown marmorated stink bugs are causing damage to developing ears of sweet corn, the results of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Dr George F ManganGeorge F. Mangan, 90, a retired member of the U.S. Government Senior Executive
Dr George F Mangan
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 2 days ago
George F. Mangan, 90, a retired member of the U.S. Government Senior Executive Service, died in July in Cape Coral, Florida. Dr. Mangan spent most of his career in Washington D.C. Where he entered government service in 1951. He held various... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Blind people categorize many fewer people by race compared to sighted peopleMost people who meet a new acquaintance, or merely pass someone on the street,
Blind people categorize many fewer people by race compared to sighted people
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Most people who meet a new acquaintance, or merely pass someone on the street, need only a glance to categorize that person as a particular race. But, sociologist Asia Friedman wondered, what can we learn about that automatic visual processing from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study investigates whether blind people characterize others by raceMost people who meet a new acquaintance, or merely pass someone on the street,
Study investigates whether blind people characterize others by race
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Most people who meet a new acquaintance, or merely pass someone on the street, need only a glance to categorize that person as a particular race. But, sociologist Asia Friedman wondered, what can we learn about that automatic visual processing from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists discover a way to reverse racial bias in young childrenIs YOUR baby racist? Scientists say babies have a racial bias at the age of t
Scientists discover a way to reverse racial bias in young children
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Is YOUR baby racist? Scientists say babies have a racial bias at the age of three-months old They tend to respond more frequently to women who are their own race Scientists taught... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
High blood sugar may reduce positive effects of exercise on bone health in diabetic patientsDiabetes, which now affects almost 30 million Americans, can cause serious heal
High blood sugar may reduce positive effects of exercise on bone health in diabetic patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Diabetes, which now affects almost 30 million Americans, can cause serious health complications, including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure and lower-extremity amputations. A lesser-known but equally grave complication is the effect of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Same-sex couples encounter more obstacles to infertility treatment compared to opposite-sex couplesSame-sex couples encounter more obstacles to treatment for infertility than opp
Same-sex couples encounter more obstacles to infertility treatment compared to opposite-sex couples
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Same-sex couples encounter more obstacles to treatment for infertility than opposite-sex couples, suggests a new study that will be presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). "For example, same-sex couples... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Two local grads see more action in NFL preseasonBy PETER STEIN pstein@njherald.com This past weekend was Week 2 of the Nation
Two local grads see more action in NFL preseason
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
By PETER STEIN pstein@njherald.com This past weekend was Week 2 of the National Football League preseason, meaning Week 2 for rookie tight end Nick Boyle of the Baltimore Ravens and rookie linebacker Cole Farrand of the New York Giants. In early... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Area softball champs vie in Monday night Tri-Town TournamentMERIDEN — The 19th annual Tri-Town Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament is slated for
Area softball champs vie in Monday night Tri-Town Tournament
The Record-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
MERIDEN — The 19th annual Tri-Town Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament is slated for Benjamin Nessing Field on Monday beginning at 6 p.m. The tournament, founded in 1997 and administered by the Meriden Amateur Softball Association, pits “A” Division... Read more
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Philly.com
Talking oyster farming with Lisa CalvoThe Sweet Amalia aqua-farm you started with your husband, Gustavo, four years a
Talking oyster farming with Lisa Calvo
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Sweet Amalia aqua-farm you started with your husband, Gustavo, four years ago hasn't been a cakewalk. How'd the oysters fare in the last couple of frigid winters? We had five-foot-tall icebergs coming in that settled on the racks. Two years ago,... Read more
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New Kerala
Same-sex couples face obstacles in infertility treatment Same-sex couples face more obstacles in infertility treatment than opposite-s
Same-sex couples face obstacles in infertility treatment
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Same-sex couples face more obstacles in infertility treatment than opposite-sex couples, reveals a new study. "Same-sex couples often must undergo psychological evaluations before being... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wolf issues oil train recommendationsThe administration of Gov. Tom Wolf laid out recommendations to improve safety
Wolf issues oil train recommendations
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf laid out recommendations to improve safety on rail routes that carry Bakken Shale crude oil through Pennsylvania. In the wake of a handful of spills, and in some cases disasters, resulting from derailments in... Read more
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Philly.com
Bit by bit, restoring the Revolution for a new museumStephan Salisbury, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015, 1:0
Bit by bit, restoring the Revolution for a new museum
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
Stephan Salisbury, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015, 1:07 AM Protection is the key, with important and unstable works receiving priority. "We have to take the long view of our stewardship," Stephenson said. Nowhere is that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' revealed as high school student, 15Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' wins almost a tenth of votes in North Caroli
Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' revealed as high school student, 15
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' wins almost a tenth of votes in North Carolina poll but is revealed as a 15-year-old high school student Deez Nuts has become the most successful independent in two decades He won nine per cent of votes as a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump overplays military credentials, claims he got award from MarinesTrump overplays his military credentials with claim of award from the US Marine
Trump overplays military credentials, claims he got award from Marines
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Trump overplays his military credentials with claim of award from the US Marines – but it was a Marine charity that honored him after six-figure donation Trump said during a CNN interview that he was given 'one of the biggest civilian awards by the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Scientists Debunk Familiar Tongue-Rolling LoreEveryone knows some people can roll their tongues and some can't--and that the
Scientists Debunk Familiar Tongue-Rolling Lore
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Everyone knows some people can roll their tongues and some can't--and that the ability is inherited from one's parents. Right? Actually, no. It turns out that no one really knows why some of us can roll our tongues and some can't, but experts say... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s County university honorsSavarese on dean’s list Andrew Savarese of Leonardtown has been named to the d
St. Mary’s County university honors
South Maryland News / Posted 9 days ago
Savarese on dean’s list Andrew Savarese of Leonardtown has been named to the dean’s list at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for the spring 2015 semester. The dean’s list recognizes fulltime students who maintain a GPA of a minimum of 3.0 out of a... Read more
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Psych Central
Marital Strife Linked to Hunger, Poor Food ChoicesHostile arguments between married partners are often followed by a surge of the
Marital Strife Linked to Hunger, Poor Food Choices
Psych Central / Posted 9 days ago
Hostile arguments between married partners are often followed by a surge of the hunger hormone ghrelin, as well as poor food choices, according to new research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science. The study, which involved 43... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Governor unveils proposals to reduce oil train risksWith as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the admin
Governor unveils proposals to reduce oil train risks
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
With as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday released a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of a catastrophic derailment, including reduced speeds through cities,... Read more
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Daily Mail
POLL: Trump towers above rivals on economy, immigration and ISISTrump towers above rivals on policy issues as Republican voters say they trust
POLL: Trump towers above rivals on economy, immigration and ISIS
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Trump towers above rivals on policy issues as Republican voters say they trust him most on economy, immigration and ISIS New CNN/ORC poll: 45 per cent of GOP voters say Trump is the Republican candidate they trust most to handle the economy That... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
ON CAMPUSRachel Anderson of North Brunswick has been named to the dean’s list at the Uni
ON CAMPUS
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Rachel Anderson of North Brunswick has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) for the spring 2015 semester. UMF maintains a dean’s list each semester for those students completing a minimum of 12 credits in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wolf issues oil train recommendationsThe administration of Gov. Tom Wolf laid out recommendations to improve safety
Wolf issues oil train recommendations
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf laid out recommendations to improve safety on rail routes that carry Bakken Shale crude oil through Pennsylvania. In the wake of a handful of spills, and in some case disasters, resulting from derailments in other... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Experts, Governor Push Oil Train Safety in Pa.With as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the admin
Experts, Governor Push Oil Train Safety in Pa.
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
With as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday released a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of a catastrophic derailment, including reduced speeds through cities,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Slower speeds, more inspections promoted in Pa. crude-by-rail reportGov. Tom Wolf wants trains carrying crude oil through Pittsburgh and other high
Slower speeds, more inspections promoted in Pa. crude-by-rail report
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf wants trains carrying crude oil through Pittsburgh and other high-population areas in the state to stay 5 mph below the federal speed limit of 40 mph, but his office says the two major railroad companies are not looking to slow... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bob Woodward: Hillary's deleted emails remind him of the NIXON TAPESWatergate sleuth Bob Woodward says Hillary Clinton's deleted emails remind him
Bob Woodward: Hillary's deleted emails remind him of the NIXON TAPES
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Watergate sleuth Bob Woodward says Hillary Clinton's deleted emails remind him of the NIXON TAPES: 'What's on those emails? ... The answers are probably not going to be pretty' 'The idea of the server and this excuse – "Oh, it was all for... Read more
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Philly.com
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaWith as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the admin
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
With as many as 70 oil trains rumbling across Pennsylvania each week, the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday released a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of a catastrophic derailment, including reduced speeds through cities,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a seri
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to 3... Read more
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FOX News
Think tongue-rolling is genetic? Think againFor anyone who can still proudly recall one factoid learned in high school biol
Think tongue-rolling is genetic? Think again
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
For anyone who can still proudly recall one factoid learned in high school biology—that the ability to roll one's tongue is genetic—bad news: You learned it wrong. John McDonald, an evolutionary biologist, is out to debunk what he calls a myth about... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a seri
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
The Evening Sun / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to 3... Read more
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York Daily Record
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a seri
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to 3... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
New Jersey Herald / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in PennsylvaniaHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued
Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pennsylvania
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 10 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An expert in railroad engineering and safety has issued a series of recommendations meant to reduce the risk of an oil train derailment in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania sees as many as 70 oil trains each week, each carrying up to... Read more
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The Wanderer
Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham, age 90, of Wareham, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 surrounded by his
Dr. Vernon L. Ingraham
The Wanderer / Posted 10 days ago
, age 90, of Wareham, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Milford, NH, a son of the late Clayton R. and Eva L. (Mason) Ingraham, he had lived in Vermont and Marion before moving to Wareham... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Tracy Lynn Holmes , age 46, of Newark, Delaware, passed away at 4:22 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2
Tracy Lynn Holmes
The Alliance Review / Posted 11 days ago
, age 46, of Newark, Delaware, passed away at 4:22 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Alliance Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1968, in Spring Lake, North Carolina, to Donald H. and Connie L. (Antoline)... Read more
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Newser
There's a Lie That Gets Told in Nearly Every Genetics Class, and One Man Is Out to Debunk It.– Anyone who's spent hours studying the human tongue roll in genetics class, ba
There's a Lie That Gets Told in Nearly Every Genetics Class, and One Man Is Out to Debunk It.
Newser / Posted 11 days ago
– Anyone who's spent hours studying the human tongue roll in genetics class, bad news: You likely heard it wrong. A Delaware professor is debunking what he calls a myth about the genetic roots of tongue-rolling, PBS News reports. Biologist John... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
High Point grad makes a splash in 1st NFL preseason gameBy PETER STEIN pstein@njherald.com Nick Boyle may have been the NFL's busiest
High Point grad makes a splash in 1st NFL preseason game
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 days ago
By PETER STEIN pstein@njherald.com Nick Boyle may have been the NFL's busiest guy on Thursday, the opening night of the league's first full-slate preseason weekend. Boyle – a 2011 High Point graduate and former University of Delaware tight end –... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach honors design internsSpending six weeks of the year in Palm Beach would be heaven for many. Doing i
Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach honors design interns
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Spending six weeks of the year in Palm Beach would be heaven for many. Doing it in the sweltering heat of summer, however, might be something else entirely. But that’s exactly what participants in the Anthony K. Baker Internship program do each... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sanders trolls Trump: I left the helicopter at home,forgot to bring it'I apologize. We left the helicopter at home. It's in the garage, forgot to bri
Sanders trolls Trump: I left the helicopter at home,forgot to bring it
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
'I apologize. We left the helicopter at home. It's in the garage, forgot to bring it,' says Sanders as he hammers billionaires while Trump flies overhead Sanders, looked up at the sky and said, as if he were thinking aloud, 'Well, there's Donald... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
UD Football Player Accused in Locker Room Helmet AttackA senior wide receiver at the University of Delaware is facing assault charges
UD Football Player Accused in Locker Room Helmet Attack
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
A senior wide receiver at the University of Delaware is facing assault charges after police say he hit a teammate with a helmet in the locker room. University police say Jerel Harrison hit another player with his helmet during an altercation in the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
University of Delaware Football Player Charged with AssaultNEWARK, Del. (AP)- University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on th
University of Delaware Football Player Charged with Assault
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
NEWARK, Del. (AP)- University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on the school's football team has been charged with assault following a locker room incident involving a teammate. Officials say Jerel Harrison allegedly hit another player... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
University of Delaware football player charged with assaultNEWARK, Del. (AP) - University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on t
University of Delaware football player charged with assault
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 13 days ago
NEWARK, Del. (AP) - University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on the school's football team has been charged with assault following a locker room incident involving a teammate. Officials say Jerel Harrison allegedly hit another player... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
University of Delaware football player charged with assaultNEWARK, Del. (AP) - University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on t
University of Delaware football player charged with assault
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
NEWARK, Del. (AP) - University of Delaware officials say a starting senior on the school's football team has been charged with assault following a locker room incident involving a teammate. Officials say Jerel Harrison allegedly hit another player... Read more
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