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Robot builders prep for competition

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Man in custody after shots fired at police in Newark, Delaware

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Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent

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Brookside volunteers aim to send message to graffiti taggers

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Busy night for firefighters near Christiana

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Bear home invasion under investigation

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Jay Ajayi crams Eagles plays

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Robot builders prep for competition
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Robot builders prep for competition Students around Delaware are working toward the FIRST Tech Challenge competition by participating in 'scrimmages' before the statewide event in February. A recent meet at Padua showed them how far they've come and what still needs work. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed   Read More ...
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Tags: Robotics |  Robots |  Automaton | 
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One night only: Ole Miss celebrates Egg Bowl win by embracing the present (Kellenberger)
STARKVILLE — When it was all over, and Ole Miss had won the unlikeliest of unlikely Egg Bowls, it was A.J. Brown, the hometown kid of Starkville who eschewed hometown Mississippi State in favor of the Rebels, who led the caravan to the end zone and the Golden Egg. Except for one thing — when he went to lift the trophy, it was already in the air, held up by the arms of injured offensive lineman Daronte Bouldin   Read More ...
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Mississippi State suffers upset loss to Ole Miss in Egg Bowl after Nick Fitzgerald injury
STARKVILLE — A few members of Mississippi State's training staff helped Nick Fitzgerald off the field and onto a cart after the quarterback suffered a gruesome ankle injury on the Bulldogs' second drive of the game. As Fitzgerald sat on the cart, he raised his thumb to the crowd and then began motioning his arm as if he was ringing a cowbell   Read More ...
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No. 13 Wesley at No. 10 Brockport - NCAA Tournament Preview
WHAT: No. 13 Wesley (10-1, 9-0 New Jersey Athletic Conference) at No. 10 Brockport (11-0, 7-0 Empire 8) - Noon on 101.7FM/1150AM WDEL - NCAA Division III Second Round. SERIES: 3-3. The former Atlantic Central Football Conference rivals last met in 2007, with Wesley claiming a 45-21 victory. Brockport's last win came in 2005, Wesley's first season of the 13-year tournament streak, when the Wolverines shockingly loss 48-0 in upstate New York   Read More ...
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States investigate Uber over massive data breach
U.S. states said they're investigating Uber over the ride-hailing company's massive data breach. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican, sent a letter Wednesday telling Uber to notify customers if their personal information might have been affected and demanding that the ride-hailing company make changes to protect data. The Missouri letter to Uber said the attorney general's office is investigating whether the company violated any state consumer-protection or data-privacy laws   Read More ...
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Jeep Compasses recalled; air bag can shoot loose fasteners
Fiat Chrysler is telling owners of some small Jeeps not to use the front passenger seat until a problem with the air bag is repaired. The company is recalling about 8,000 2018 Compass SUVs mainly in North America. Some fasteners can come loose in the passenger air bag assemblies. If the bag is inflated in a crash, it could shoot the fasteners into the passenger area   Read More ...
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Charges pending against 2 men after Wilmington gunfight
One man is hospitalized and another is in custody after a Thanksgiving Eve shootout in Wilmington. City police said officers patrolling in the area of 7th and West streets shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday saw the men firing at each other. One of the men was wounded in the upper body and is hospitalized at Christiana. Officers nabbed the other man in a nearby backyard--he was treated and released for a neck wound, and is in custody   Read More ...
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Balloons fill the sky at New York City's annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
Balloons, bands and floats fill the air at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City as police go all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. The parade stepped off Thursday with marching bands performers from Broadway hits, as well as some new faces and old favorites among its signature giant balloons   Read More ...
Food drives provide a helping hand at Thanksgiving
Hundreds of Newarkers had a happier Thanksgiving this year because of a number of volunteer projects that collected and distributed turkeys and other food this week. “It’s about service and giving back,” Richard Williams Sr. said as he helped hand out turkeys outside Brookside Elementary School on Saturday morning. “The service we do is the rent we pay to live on this earth   Read More ...
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Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett alternately praised, panned in record-setting career
COLUMBUS, Ohio — With its rush of roses, snapshots and crying parents, senior day is never the right time to say goodbye. Anyway, it’s not like there isn’t a final chapter yet unwritten to J.T. Barrett’s story. So senior day, held here last Saturday before Ohio State’s win against Illinois, was more a chance for Barrett to bask in applause and recognition — to “tip his hat,” Urban Meyer said — rather than officially say goodbye   Read More ...
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Thanksgiving meal for First Responders
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Thanksgiving meal for First Responders The Trauma Survivors Foundation and Meals for Shields provide a Thanksgiving meal for Police Officers, Firefighters, and EMT's working the Thanksgiving Holiday. The goal is to feed 300 or more First Responders who will not be able to share a meal with their families   Read More ...
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Meals for Shields fills bellies of first responders on Thanksgiving Day
Buy Photo. When it comes to Thanksgiving, food and family are everything – even for first responders working the holiday. It started with a Facebook post a few years back from some Wilmington cops requesting home-cooked food from their friends on the holiday. That small request sparked an annual tradition, one that now feeds more than 750 first responders every Thanksgiving   Read More ...
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Remember when WKRP thought turkeys could fly?
At Thanksgiving time, we pause to give thanks for family, friends, good fortune and...the "WKRP in Cincinnati" turkey drop. Let's face it: Long before the pumpkin pie is served on Thanksgiving Day, your uncle or cousin is going to bring up one of the most legendary moments in television comedy history. Well, we saved you the work of looking it up on YouTube   Read More ...
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Have fun working off that Thanksgiving meal
If you feel like the Christmas classics start to haunt you and irritate you, you are not alone. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buy Photo. Entering a fourth season, it looks like Wilmington has a new holiday tradition on its hands. With cold air pushing in and Thanksgiving dinners hitting tables, that means the city's is about to be swarming with families looking for an outdoor skate session   Read More ...
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Tags: Holidays |  Christmas |  Leisure |  Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Enjoyment | 
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USA TODAY Sports' Week 12 NFL picks
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL experts tell you which teams are a lock to win and which are in danger of being upset. USA TODAY Sports. Thanksgiving is here. The bye weeks are gone. Week 12 offers a loaded slate of NFL action, including a three-game appetizer Thursday as the Lions try to claw back into the NFC North race against the division-leading Vikings while the Cowboys and Chargers hang on for dear life in their respective wild-card races   Read More ...
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Thanksgiving rhyme: 99 things to be thankful for in NHL
SportsPulse: NHL insider Kevin Allen looks at who has been impressive at the quarter mark of the season. USA TODAY Sports. After covering the NHL for many years, here are 99 observations about this season that make me thankful for the sport. David Poile’s deals. Connor McDavid’s wheels. All of California’s ex-Golden Seals. Calgary Flames taking the train. Brent Burns’ mane   Read More ...
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Smallwood, Douglas deal with greatly reduced roles for Eagles
Buy Photo. PHILADELPHIA - It was obvious when the Eagles traded for Jay Ajayi three weeks ago that they upgraded significantly at running back. It was the same at cornerback when Ronald Darby returned last Sunday from a dislocated ankle injury. Ajayi has been the Eagles' leading rusher in each of his two games, with a 46-yard touchdown run in his debut and a 71-yard run in his second game, last Sunday, against the Dallas Cowboys   Read More ...
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Joe Buck's 'Undeniable' gives viewers front-row seat with sports stars
Joe Buck doesn’t embrace debate or reality TV. "I could be an outlier, but I don’t want (to) see people yell at each other," Buck told USA TODAY Sports. “That’s not a pleasurable experience. I’ve seen enough of Bravo’s Real Housewives when I pass through the room as my wife is watching. I really want to be able to add to the discussion   Read More ...
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Brandywine Valley SPCA will offer free pet adoptions this Friday through Sunday
There are thousands of deals you can find on Black Friday, but one special offer may appeal to you if you are interested in adopting a dog or a cat. Adoption fees are being waived for several days at Brandywine Valley SPCA locations in New Castle, West Chester and Georgetown, as well as at the Dover PetSmart Adoption Center. Zappos and North Shore Animal League are sponsoring Home for the Pawlidayz, and BVSPCA is the regional participant   Read More ...
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On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings
The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams. Almost three months after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas Gulf Coast, killing more than 80 people and damaging at least 200,000 homes, the Dorseys and other families are celebrating Thanksgiving however they can   Read More ...
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In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade
Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City's mayor and police brass have repeatedly stressed that layers of security, along with hundreds of officers, will be in place for one of the nation's biggest outdoor holiday gatherings, and that visitors should not be deterred   Read More ...
AAC commissioner angry College Football Playoff committee isn't respecting Central Florida
American Athletic Conference commissioner Mike Aresco is steamed at the College Football Playoff selection committee, telling ESPN on Wednesday he's "very, very upset" that unbeaten Central Florida is not ranked higher in the latest rankings — released Tuesday. Aresco is one of the 10 FBS commissioners who compose the College Football Playoff's management committee. He said UCF (10-0), ranked No. 12 in the Amway Coaches Poll and No   Read More ...
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LaVar Ball can thank President Trump for boosting Big Baller Brand in time for holidays
While the LaVar Ball-Donald Trump feud rages on, here's a look at how they stack up against some of the sports world's best smack talkers. USA TODAY Sports. Whether it's sheer coincidence or brilliant marketing, a sports sponsorship company suggests that LaVar Ball used the days leading up to Thanksgiving to financially bolster his family's company, Big Baller Brand, thanks to the international visibility he garnered from a feud with President Donald Trump   Read More ...
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California representative calls President Trump's tweets at LaVar Ball racially charged
Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said Wednesday evening that President Trump's criticism of LaVar Ball on Twitter was racially charged. "He's been going after African-Americans in many, many ways and minorities generally," Garamendi said on CNN's The Situation Room, . Trump called LaVar Ball, the father of Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball and suspended UCLA Bruins player LiAngelo Ball, an "ungrateful fool" and "poor man's version of Don King but without the hair" on Twitter in response to what he perceived as Ball's ungratefulness for the President's role in LiAngelo returning from China after being detained on shoplifting charges   Read More ...
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Together in thanks: Newarkers gather for interfaith Thanksgiving service
than 100 Newarkers from numerous religions gathered Tuesday evening to give thanks. St. Thomas’s Episcopal Church hosted the annual interfaith Thanksgiving service, which each year rotates between different churches in the area. The interfaith service was first held in 1989 and became an annual event beginning in 1992. Nearly a dozen clergy members representing different faiths and denominations spoke at Tuesday’s service   Read More ...
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'I don't want to throw him under the bus, but yes': Carper says Dems faked bad reception on tax call with Trump
The White House is disputing a Democratic senator's claim that top economic adviser Gary Cohn faked bad reception to get President Donald Trump off the phone. Delaware Sen. Tom Carper said Wednesday in a CNN interview that he and other Democrats had been in a meeting with several White House officials discussing tax reform when the president called from Asia. He was put on speakerphone   Read More ...
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Chiefs shocker: Cornerback Darrelle Revis signs with Kansas City
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Steve Gardner tells you which players to start and which to sit heading into Week 12. USA TODAY Sports. Seeking a spark for their struggling defense, the Kansas City Chiefs made one of the season's surprise moves Wednesday afternoon by signing veteran cornerback Darrelle Revis. Revis had not been on an NFL roster since the New York Jets released him after the 2016 season, when his once sterling skills seemed to go into steep decline   Read More ...
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New Castle County Police ID man arrested following barricade situation in Newark area
Police on Wednesday released the name of the man arrested in connection to a barricade situation in the Newark-area Tuesday. "Initial reports by a local media outlet of an active shooter and officers exchanging gun fire with David P. Ashby during the incident were unfounded," said New Castle County in their release. Authorities identified the man they arrested for firing his gun off inside his home as 57-year-old David P   Read More ...
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'Twas the day before Thanksgiving: Delaware begins holiday highway safety campaign
Most holiday carols are festive, and most decorations spread a message of good cheer. However, a holiday highway safety campaign launched Wednesday in Delaware takes a different approach in stressing that this can be "the most dangerous time of the year." That message is part of the backdrop--along with a depiction of a wrecked vehicle--inside a walk-in snowglobe unveiled in Wilmington by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety   Read More ...
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Week 13 lookahead: Count on a major upset on rivalry weekend
A decade ago on Dec. 1, Pittsburgh beat West Virginia and changed college football. OK, so Pittsburgh didn’t change the game itself, which left the Panthers behind sometime in the 1980s, but the aftershocks of the upset win against the Mountaineers are still felt today. The 13-9 upset in the then-annual Backyard Brawl knocked WVU out of the national championship game, then played under the Bowl Championship Series, and sent the Mountaineers instead to the Sugar Bowl   Read More ...
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NASCAR changing pit crew rules for 2018 season
USA TODAY Sports sat down with 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. to discuss his emotions after winning the title. USA TODAY Sports. NASCAR pit roads will have a different look next season. Pit crew numbers in NASCAR’s three national series will be reduced from six to five for 2018, a change primarily designed to improve parity in the sport, NASCAR executive vice president Steve O’Donnell said Wednesday   Read More ...
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NFL MVP tracker: Eagles QB Carson Wentz's hold on first place slipping as Tom Brady gains
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL experts tell you which teams are a lock to win and which are in danger of being upset. USA TODAY Sports. From Week 1 through Week 17, USA TODAY Sports' NFL staff will be handicapping the race for league MVP. A first-place vote is worth five points, a second-place vote is worth three, and a third-place vote is worth one   Read More ...
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Wilmington Police investigating shooting at the edge of downtown
Wilmington Police said they're investigating an incident which occurred just before 1 p.m. Wednesday. According to authorities, a shooting took place at West 7th and North Tatnall streets They did not say whether there were any victims. Police note that a suspect is being sought, but that the suspect may already be in custody. A perimeter has been set up and police urge civilians to avoid the area   Read More ...
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3 of 5 sentenced for Collins Park home invasion where they killed one victim, shot another in the legs
Three suspects who killed a 29-year-old man during a New Castle-area home invasion were sentenced for their role in the incident, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Wednesday. According to the DOJ, Miguel Taylor, 26, Dameir Walker, 25, and Ziesha Watters, 26, all of Wilmington, were three of five individuals who broke into the garage of a home in the 300 block of Martin Drive, shot and killed Isaias Gonzalez and shot another man in the legs   Read More ...
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Wallet-snatching Grinch goes on gift card purchasing spree at Christiana Mall, sought by police
A woman is wanted by police for allegedly lifting a wallet from an unsuspecting shopper's purse, while she dined with her child, at a local shopping mall. On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Delaware State Police asked for the public's help identifying the theft suspect, who reportedly had stolen the wallet inside the food court at the Christiana Mall. Surveillance footage was retrieved from one of the mall's stores, which had captured whom police were pinning responsibility for the crime   Read More ...
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INTERACTIVE MAPS | Wilmington Jaycees' Christmas Parade, Thanksgiving Day MS Race routes, road closures
On Thanksgiving Day, 3,000 people will gather at Rodney Square to kick off the 39th annual Thanksgiving Day MS Run. On Thursday, November 23, 2017, the crowd will amass at 10th and Orange at Rodney Square for the 5K/10K marathon. The 54th annual Wilmington Jaycee's Christmas Parade will take place over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend as well. On Saturday, November 25, 2017--and for the 9th consecutive year--Jaycees are hosting the parade downtown in conjunction with Small Business Saturday   Read More ...
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Federal tax reform proposals could further pinch budgets of Delaware nonprofits
Just a few months after state budget cuts led to cutbacks at Delaware nonprofit agencies, more concerns are brewing as details of federal tax reform initiatives come to light. A parent organization of the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, the National Council of Nonprofits, reviewed the reform bills that were introduced in the House and Senate. DANA President and CEO Sheila Bravo said HR 1 as currently written in the House and Senate "would be devastating for Delaware's communities   Read More ...
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CBS, Dish Network dispute could mean no Cowboys-Chargers game for subscribers
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL experts tell you which teams are a lock to win and which are in danger of being upset. USA TODAY Sports. An ongoing dispute between CBS and Dish Network could prevent subscribers in 18 major markets — including Los Angeles and Dallas — from watching the network's Thanksgiving NFL game between the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys   Read More ...
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Delaware police citations for good deeds carry turkey reward
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Delaware police department slapped 15 people with citations this week — a write-up carrying not a fine, but a reward of a free turkey. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the Middletown Police Department partnered with RCCG Amazing Grace Church this year to recognize acts of kindness and improve perceptions of law enforcement. Organizer Frank Richardson and church pastors thought the initiative would be a good way to reach out to the community   Read More ...
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Four arrested in connection with illegal drug activity in Dagoro
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Four arrested in connection with illegal drug activity in Dagoro 45-year-old Lynnell Drummond of Dagsboro was charged Tuesday with Maintaining a Drug Property, Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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