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Maryland WeatherMaryland's People's Insurance Counsel has lost again in its bid to overturn a decision by Allstate Insurance Company to stop writing new property insurance policies in portions of 11 counties in the state that it regards as most prone to catastrophic...
Sun StaffMore than 300,000 chickens on Maryland's Eastern Shore were destroyed yesterday to stem a fresh outbreak of avian influenza. The flu has infected birds in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in recent weeks and is threatening the heart of the tri-...
Sun StaffJust off a stretch of Route 1 in Delaware, where summer beach traffic often grinds to a halt, a billboard featuring a wholesome young guy greets visitors: "Welcome to Lewes," it says. The sign raises a question that recurred often during my weekend visit...
Sun StaffA second flock of chickens infected with avian influenza was discovered yesterday in Delaware, surprising experts and greatly expanding the economic dangers from the outbreaks. The infected chickens were found on a farm in Sussex County that supplies...
Sun StaffDelaware officials said they found no new cases of the potentially devastating avian influenza yesterday - but that was little comfort to farmers in the poultry-intensive Delmarva peninsula, who are isolating themselves in an effort to keep their...
Sun StaffDOVER, Del. - Delmarva chicken farmers appear to have dodged a bullet: Tests released yesterday show no spread of the avian influenza discovered in Delaware on a southern Kent County farm. Now state officials are trying to stamp out negative economic...
Richmond Times-DispatchIluka Resources, an Australia-based mining and minerals company, is planning a decade-long dig in Dinwiddie County for titanium and zircon, two minerals that give bathtubs their whiteness and automobiles their colors. The company said Friday that it...
Virginia Department of Forestry: Woman's vision protects family's forest and its valuable legacy with conservation easementIn 1961, when Mrs. Segar White Guy inherited her father’s 306-acre tract of unmanaged forestland in Sussex County, she made the long-term commitment to improve the quality of the woodland, according to a news release from the Virginia Department...
Richmond Times-DispatchThe embezzlement case against a former Executive Mansion chef is now in the hands of a special prosecutor, not Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli won an indictment against chef Todd Schneider in March but later, citing a conflict of interest,...
A group opposed to a plan to place tolls on Interstate 95, in Sussex County, plans to hold a rally this evening before a scheduled public informational meeting hosted by the Virginia Department of Transportation. The rally is scheduled for 6 p.m. in...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — It happens every week at meetings in towns, counties and cities nationwide. A lawmaker or religious leader leads a prayer before officials begin the business of zoning changes, contract approvals and trash pickup. But citizens are...
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