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No Punkin Chunkin this year

(AP) The 2014 Punkin Chunkin has been squashed. The World Championship Punkin Chunkin said in a news release Friday that the annual event, in which contestants launch pumpkins with a variety of homemade contraptions, will not be held as scheduled. ...

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Delaware panel working on help for casinos

(AP) A state panel that recommended a $10 million financial bailout for Delaware’s three casinos earlier this year has reconvened to figure out what, if anything, to do next to help the state’s struggling gambling industry. The gambling study commission, ...

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Delaware took too long to deal with 495 bridge, report says

Delaware officials should have closed a damaged interstate bridge sooner and missed opportunities by not having qualified personnel respond quickly to tips about the bridge's deterioration, the state's transportation secretary said last week.

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American Capital sells Delaware company (access required)

American Capital Ltd., of Bethesda, a private equity firm and global asset manager, said it and its affiliated funds received $167 million from the sale of its portfolio company DelStar Inc. and subsidiary DelStar Technologies Inc. to SWM International, of Alpharetta, Ga., a paper products supplier.

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