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14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Comcast Takes the Netflix Fight to College Campuses

A new Comcast streaming TV service for college campuses, formally launched Thursday in a handful of schools, holds the promise of reducing schools' bandwidth costs over time, college officials say.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Lasell College, Bridgewater College

17 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

As Hidden Spy Cameras Become More of a Problem, a New Iphone App Is Available To Detect Them

As computer hardware gets smaller and smaller, the risk of unwanted surveillance gets bigger and bigger.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Computers, Iowa State University, Virginia Beach, VA

21 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

National View: How the changing economy has slowed economic growth in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Stacie Beck, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Economic Policy & Analysis at the Caesar Rodney Institute.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

LiveScience

Ecstasy Law Does More Harm Than Good, One Researcher Argues

A law designed to deter the use of party drugs, such as ecstasy, at raves and other dance parties may cause more harm than good, one researcher argues.

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Related Topix: Joseph Biden, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Cape Gazette

Hilda Norwood Grinnage, esteemed educator

Hilda Norwood Grinnage, affectionately known as "Teenie," the youngest of four daughters in the Clarence Page and Loretta Maull Norwood family, was born in the orginal homestead 1822 Route 9, Lewes, Aug. 22, 1925.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Delaware State University, Sussex County, DE

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cape Gazette

Alexander Wisniewski II, King of Kielbasa

As a child, growing up on Van Buren Street, he was known to his family as "Sonny."

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Related Topix: Wilmington, DE, Middletown, DE

The Bugle

Verde Valley Archaeology Center receives conservation qualification

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Sedona, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, University of Arizona

Cape Gazette

Rehoboth commissioners approve charging stations

The Rehoboth Beach commissioners, by a 5-2 vote, agreed to accept a grant and install two electric vehicle-charging stations next to the Henlopen Hotel.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Dover, DE, Bridgeville, DE

Medical News Today

Federal law to combat use of 'club drugs' may have done more harm than good

A federal law enacted to combat the use of "club drugs" such as Ecstasy - and today's variation known as Molly - has failed to reduce the drugs' popularity and, instead, has further endangered users by hampering the use of measures to protect them.

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Related Topix: Alcoholism, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ecology Global Network

In Pele's Shadow Iron Oxide Comes to Life

Pele. Her name brings visions of fire, lightning, wind-and volcanoes. Of the ancient Hawaiian goddesses, Pele, the "lady in the red dress," is the best known.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, East Boothbay, ME, Western Washington University, Boothbay, ME

Cape Gazette

Rehoboth officials to vote on charging stations

Rehoboth Beach officials plan to vote on an offer to partner with the state and install two electric car-charging stations near the Henlopen Hotel.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Delaware

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The News Journal

Engagement: Jamie Orensky & Jack Fisher

Jamie is a graduate of Thomas McKean High School and the University of Delaware.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

Sat Aug 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Study suggests federal law to combat use of 'club drugs' has done more harm than good

A federal law enacted to combat the use of "club drugs" such as Ecstasy - and today's variation known as Molly - has failed to reduce the drugs' popularity and, instead, has further endangered users by hampering the use of measures to protect them.

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Related Topix: Temple University

Cape Gazette

UD student Sara Westhafer shines as scholarship recipient

Congratulating scholarship recipient Sara Westhafer on her commitment to education are Brenda Chisholm, Chapter L Scholarship Fund chair; Dianne Deming, state president, P.E.O.; Westhafer; and Eileen Cheney, P.E.O Chapter L president.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, DE, Lewes, DE, Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Alpha Zeta

Fri Aug 15, 2014

ACS, Organic Division

The Division has Won a 2014 ACS ChemLuminary Award

Division of Organic Chemistry is recognized for the 2013 Annual Graduate Research Symposium that was held at the University of Delaware, where 49 graduate students were selected from 38 institutions to present their research to peers and professional participants from academia and industry.

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Cape Gazette

Volunteers sought for state's annual College Application Month

The Delaware Department of Education, preparing for the state's third annual College Application Month later this fall, needs volunteers to support students as they prepare their college applications.

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The Miami Herald

Crab season a bit pinched in Delaware, Maryland

When you look at $200 plus for a bushel of blue crabs, shake your head and say "no way," there's just one thing to do: Blame it on the weather.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene

The Jersey Journal

Dining out: First California Tortilla in N.J. offers fresh Southwestern fare at Sicklerville site

Everything at the restaurant in Sicklerville is fresh and made-to-order. The restaurant doesn't even have a walk-in freezer, said David Cliff, manager.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Sicklerville, NJ, Haddonfield, NJ, Bar-B-Q

Beverage Industry

David Michael & Co. highlights alcohol, international flavors

David Michael & Co. hosted its 11th annual Innovation Roadshow on May 2 at the Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing in downtown Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Whiskey, Liquor

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Cape Gazette

Dr. Angela Caswell-Monack arrives in Cape Region

Dr. Angela Caswell-Monack hails from the Cape Region and has returned to practice as an OB-GYN at Bayside Health Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Newark, DE

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