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Delaware restaurateur Matt Haley has died

delawareonline.com — Sussex County restaurateur Matt Haley, the only Delawarean to receive a James Beard Award, has died of injuries he suffered from a motorcycle accident in India, his business partner Scott Kammerer said Wednesday. Haley was in the country for the beginning of a 6-week trek through Northwestern India and eventually Nepal where he planned to deliver stoves to a Nepali village.
Aug 20, 2014

Sad news for Delaware and beyond, Matt Haley has died. @GovernorMarkell called Haley a "world class humanitarian." delonline.us/1mlWZTB

Aug 20, 2014

Delaware restaurateur, James Beard and IACP winner Matt Haley has died of injuries from a motorcycle accident delonline.us/VFmOqh #iacp

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Casino cash missing from atop money truck

delawareonline.com — Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino. GardaWorld armored car services picked up the cash at Revel on Aug. 6.
Aug 20, 2014

RT @BryanTownsendDE: For those who rightfully are concerned about #Delaware's #casinos, it could be worse; it could #NewJersey: delonline.us/1n9QeEF #netDE

Gunman robs Claymont convenience store

delawareonline.com — Two employees at a Claymont convenience store were robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday by a masked man, police said. The robbery occurred about 12:05 a.m. at Claymont Market Place at 698 Naamans Road, where a masked man walked in brandishing a handgun and held up a 22-year-old woman and 42-year-old man at the business, Master Cpl.

Car hits Wilmington home

delawareonline.com — A resident examines the wreckage after a car crashed into his house at W. 29th and Jefferson streets in Wilmington early Wednesday.

Bystander, car hit in separate Wilmington shootings

delawareonline.com — An innocent bystander and a car were shot in separate incidents in Wilmington Tuesday night, city police said. A report of shots fired sent police to the 800 block of W. Fourth St. shortly before 11 p.m., Master Sgt. Donald Bluestein said.

Eagles: Injured Polk sees critical time passing by

delawareonline.com — Chris Polk said he knew his hamstring injury was bad the minute he tried to make a cut during a running play at practice on July 27. "I just felt like my world ended that day," Polk said. VIDEO: EAGLES NOTEBOOK: Birds add depth with trade for RB Barner Chris Polk discusses his health The MRI confirmed the grade-2 hamstring tear.
Aug 20, 2014

#Eagles: RB Chris Polk sees critical time passing w/torn hamstring: "I felt like my world ended" delonline.us/VDzo9x via @delawareonline

Aug 20, 2014

#Eagles RB Chris Polk on hamstring injury that has roster spot in question: "I felt like my world ended that day." delonline.us/VDzo9x

Eagles Notebook: Birds add depth with trade for RB Barner

delawareonline.com — Barner was a sixth-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2013. The Eagles sent the Panthers a conditional seventh-round pick next spring. Barner is expected to compete with Chris Polk, Matthew Tucker, David Fluellen and Henry Josey for either one or two spots at running back.
Aug 20, 2014

#Eagles trade for RB Kenjon Barner; Chip on McCoy's toe; Jason Phillips released; more. delonline.us/1oP0qYs via @delawareonline

Climate change altering outdoor lifestyles

delawareonline.com — Evidence of climate change is now prevalent in our parks, lakes and own back yards F rom a surge in disease-carrying ticks and Tiger mosquitoes to increases in toxic algae blooms, the symptoms of climate change are rapidly affecting America's relationship with the great outdoors, the National Wildlife Federation warned Tuesday.
Aug 20, 2014

The fruits climate change are everywhere you look i.e. blue-green algae in Dover's Silver Lake via @JMontgomery_TNJ delawareonline.com/story/news/loc…

Sussex gets tough with Wells Fargo on Peninsula

delawareonline.com — County won't issue building permits for new homes if clubhouse progress not shown Sussex County will not issue building permits for new homes in a Millsboro-area development if at least $14.3 million in funds for a long-delayed clubhouse isn't put up by the development's owner within 90 days.
Aug 20, 2014

Just had a reader call about Peninsula. If I had to guess, he was a developer nervous about the precedent this sets. delonline.us/1uWz3ya

Restaurateur Matt Haley critically injured in motorcycle accident

delawareonline.com — Popular Sussex County restaurateur Matt Haley, who has been traveling in Nepal and India, was injured in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon in India, according to Scott Kammerer, Haley's business partner. Haley, who won the 2014 James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award in May, is apparently in critical but stable condition.
Aug 20, 2014

Restaurateur Matt Haley was critically injured in a motorcycle accident in #India #netDE delonline.us/1oOcXLZ via @delawareonline

Aug 19, 2014

Matt Haley, winner of 2014 James Beard Humanitarian Award, critically injured in motorcycle accident delonline.us/1oOcXLZ #jamesbeard

Aug 19, 2014

RT @BrettBlackledge: Restaurateur Matt Haley critically injured in motorcycle accident delonline.us/1oOcXLZ via @delawareonline

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