middletowntranscript.com http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20121024/NEWS/121029868/1001 middletowntranscript.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:41:17 +0000 BREAKING: Denn to announce 2014 run for attorney general http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429977/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:53:12 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429977/1001/NEWS Townsend man dies in one-car crash near Dover http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419655/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:06:52 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419655/1001/NEWS Lisa Spedden honored as Appoquinimink School District Teacher of the Year http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419658/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:50:13 +0000 Ben Mace http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419658/1001/NEWS Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/1001/NEWS News to know

The captain and two crewmembers who were operating the South Korean ferry that crashed have been arrested, USA Today reported. The captain, Lee Joon-seok, 68, was charged with negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The charges against the crewmembers weren't announced. Officials say the ferry was going [...]]]> Brick Mill Elementary wins Superstars in Education award from Delaware State Chamber of Commerce http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419666/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:15:32 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419666/1001/NEWS Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:30 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/1001/NEWS In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

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Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Biden announces plans to run for governor in 2016 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419701/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:25:55 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419701/1001/NEWS SNEAK PEEK: Designer Show House opens tomorrow http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419702/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:22:33 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419702/1001/NEWS SEE: PHOTO GALLERIES]]> Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/1001/NEWS News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Local 5th grader lands part in Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy film http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419717/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:39:02 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419717/1001/NEWS SEE: "CHASING FAME" PHOTO GALLERY]]> Delaware Waterfowl, trout stamp contests set for April 24 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:59 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/1001/NEWS Delaware farm stands, markets opening for season http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:46 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/1001/NEWS Delaware personal income tax due April 30 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:13 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/1001/NEWS Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:58:35 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/1001/NEWS A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> M.O.T. residents rally to support brain tumor research http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419762/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:11:04 +0000 By Scott Goss scott.goss@doverpost.com @MiddletownScott http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419762/1001/NEWS Middletown woman escapes injury in four-vehicle crash in New Castle http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419763/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:36:49 +0000 By Scott Goss scott.goss@doverpost.com @MiddletownScott http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419763/1001/NEWS Westown Movies leads charge for Delaware theaters to sell beer, wine http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419769/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:25:31 +0000 By Scott Goss scott.goss@doverpost.com @MiddletownScott http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419769/1001/NEWS