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Woman sues Discovery, others over pumpkin-flinging accident

DOVER, Del.  — A woman who was critically injured when an air cannon exploded during a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition has filed a federal lawsuit against event organizers and participants, state officials and Discovery Communications. Suzanne Dakessian claims in Wednesday’s lawsuit ...

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Gun in carry-on leads to Md. charges against Delaware senator

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Maryland authorities have filed criminal charges against a Delaware state senator who carried a loaded handgun into an airport. Wicomico County officials have charged Sen. Brian Pettyjohn with violating a prohibition against boarding or attempting to ...

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Beach reopens at Cape Henlopen with end of plover nesting

CAPE HENLOPEN, Del. — State environmental officials say a stretch of ocean beach at Cape Henlopen State Park have reopened now that the nesting season for piping plovers has come to an end. Officials say the beach area between Gordons ...

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Groups look to save WWII towers on Delaware coast

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Along the Delaware coast stands a series of watchtowers which helped protect the United States during World War II. They were used to look for enemy ships and, if any had been spotted, the crews ...

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