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The Failure of Desegregation

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In 1952, an African-American woman named Sarah Bulah filed a lawsuit challenging the segregated education system in her home state of Delaware. Bulah lived near a spacious, modern, whites-only high school, but her daughter, Shirley, was forced to attend a decrepit, single-room school. Show More Summary

Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run For Delaware Governor

Vice President Joe Biden’s son won’t run again for attorney general of Delaware, as his sights are on bigger things. “Over the past few months, as I’ve been planning to run for re-election, I have also been giving a great deal of thought to running for governor in 2016,” Biden said in an e-mail to […]

Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Delaware Governor

Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden’s eldest son, announced Thursday that he plans to run for governor in Delaware, where he has served eight years as attorney general.

Beau Biden, VP’s Son, Says He’ll Run for Delaware Governor

The Delaware attorney general backtracked on plans to run for a third term and instead said he'll run for governor

Beau Biden to run for Delaware governor in 2016

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden will not run for re-election to a third term this year, instead setting his sights on the governor's office in 2016. Biden, eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, said in a statement that, "WhatShow More Summary

Beau Biden says he plans to run for governor in Delaware

(CNN) – Beau Biden said Thursday he won't seek re-election this year as Delaware attorney general and plans instead to run for governor in 2016. "Over the past few months, as I've been planning to run for reelection, I have also been giving a great deal of thought to running for Governor in 2016," he […]

Chris Christie welcomed Joe Biden to Instagram with this vintage photo

One day after Vice President Joe Biden joined Instagram, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) welcomed his fellow University of Delaware alumnus to the world of sepia-toned photo sharing with this picture: Christie didn't even need to slap a faux-vintage filter on there. Take note, amateur iPhone photographers: That's how you do a solid throwback Thursday. More

New Jersey mom tried to drown her kids in Delaware River

A stranger helped three New Jersey teens escape the wrath of their mother after she allegedly tried to drown them by driving into the Delaware River. Joann Smith, 49, of Florence Township, drove her minivan on to a boat ramp and stepped on the gas as she steered into the river along West Front St. on Tuesday evening.

Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Governor in Delaware

(DOVER, Del.) — Vice President Joe Biden’s eldest son, Beau Biden, says he won’t seek re-election as Delaware attorney general this year but plans to run for governor in 2016. Biden, who underwent surgery at a Texas cancer center last year, announced his intentions in a statement issued Thursday. The 45-year-old Biden had said previously…

Jersey Mom Drives Her Three Kids Into Delaware River

The mother of three teenagers was charged with attempted murder and endangering the welfare of children. Joann Smith, 49, is accused of driving the minivan off a boat ramp in Florence, about 18 miles south of Trenton, New Jersey, according to authorities. Smith and her three children, ages 13, 14 and 15, escaped from what […]

From the archives: a ride on the self-starter Cadillac

This picture isn’t exactly Washington crossing the Delaware, but its technological significance cannot be downplayed in the history of Cadillac as well as automobiles. To demonstrate the reliability of its new self-starter, Cadillac relied only on the electric motor to propel this four-cylinder Cadillac chassis (loaded with a dozen passengers) round a room in 1912. […]

Wawa celebrates its 50th anniversary in the most Wawa way ever

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Today, we celebrate Wawa. That glorious oasis of hot coffee and unlimited possibilities turns 50 today. Those lucky enough to live near a Wawa in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia or Florida know that the stores are kings among gas station convenience stores. Even Mitt Romney loves it. So I’ll let him explain the […]

Could Airborne Wind Energy Take Off?

A recent study led by the University of Delaware has bolstered the idea that airborne wind energy could be a beneficial addition to the existing energy mix, stating that such generation mechanisms tethered to the ground “have the potential...Show More Summary

This Guy Says He's Selling Joe Biden's Cadillac On Craigslist

It turns out Joe Biden doesn't just get around on Amtrak. A Cadillac that was allegedly once owned by the Vice President is currently for sale on Craigslist for $15,000. The News Journal in Delaware reported the 2005 Cadillac STS V8Show More Summary

Delaware Enjoined From Enforcing Campaign Finance Disclosure Law

In the latest fallout from the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction, enjoining the state of Delaware from enforcing Delaware Election Code Sections 8002(10), 8002(27) and 8031, which requires certain disclosures......

Airborne Wind Turbines Could Meet World Energy Demand

A new study from the University of Delaware finds that high-altitude wind turbines tethered to the ground like kites could potentially generate enough clean, renewable electricity for the entire world. Researchers targeted regions where "wind speed maxima"

Pediatrician gets three years in prison for waterboarding 12-year-old girl

A Delaware pediatrician will serve three years in prison for waterboarding his 12-year-old step daughter as an act of punishment. Melvin Morse, 60, a celebrity doctor who has appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and other television shows, was sentenced Friday and will also serve two years of probation when he is released.

Women’s Clothier Coldwater Creek Closing All Stores After Filing Bankruptcy

Coldwater Creek has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a Delaware federal court after poor sales numbers at its retail locations have put the women’s clothing retailer in excessive debt that the company says it can not recover from. The chain will now begin the process of shutting down its operations. Officials with Coldwater Creek

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