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Busch mentions Internet gambling consideration

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says the possibility of developing Internet gambling in the state will be under consideration in a special session next week. The speaker briefly noted the possibility in a memo sent to members of ...

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Delaware judge refuses to delay Jan. 20 execution

WILMINGTON, Del. — A judge on Wednesday refused to delay this month’s execution of a convicted killer whose attorneys are looking to commute his sentence, arguing the courts have never properly considered the abuse the man suffered as a child ...

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New Year brings same-sex civil unions in Delaware

DOVER, Del. — The dawning of the new year in Delaware brings with it a new law allowing same-sex couples to enter into legally recognized civil unions. The new law takes effect at 10 a.m. Sunday. That means most same-sex ...

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Del. governor wants beachgoers back for Labor Day

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — Delaware’s governor says he appreciates that beachgoers obeyed an evacuation warning before Hurricane Irene hit, but now he wants them back for the Labor Day weekend. Gov. Jack Markell says he wants to make it clear ...

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