middletowntranscript.com http://www.middletowntranscript.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section middletowntranscript.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:35:08 +0000 Morning Jolt: FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429847/-1/news?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:57:44 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140424/NEWS/140429847/-1/news The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
The agency said the proposal sets a foundation for regulating the products, but the rules [...]]]>
Former MHS 'triple threat' on tour with Jim Henson show http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429855/-1/news?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:39:40 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429855/-1/news Morning Jolt: Lupita Nyong'o named 'Most Beautiful' by People http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429885/-1/news?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:00:06 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140423/NEWS/140429885/-1/news In the news

People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday. Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting [...]]]> From closet to cash and back again with 'Just Between Friends' http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429887/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:11:30 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429887/-1/news Cantwell's hosting Smyrna distillery at patio dinner http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429917/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:22 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429917/-1/news Two aviation historians join together to write book using vintage images http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/CCH/140429923/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:11:19 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/CCH/140429923/-1/news Morning Jolt: Biden says Russia must 'stop talking and start acting' http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429926/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:51:53 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429926/-1/news In the news

Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.

Standing alongside acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Biden called on Moscow to encourage pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine to vacate government buildings and [...]]]> Delaware City woman dies after being struck by vehicle while trying to cross U.S. Route 13 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429927/-1/news?rssfeed=true Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:33:46 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429927/-1/news Today in the News: Ford CEO to retire, reports say http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429941/-1/news?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429941/-1/news News to know

According to a report by Bloomberg News, Ford CEO Alan Mulally will retire within a month, and Mark Fields will be named his successor. Fields is currently COO for Ford. Mulally has been the head of Ford since 2006 and led the company through the recession without taking a government bailout, which other American automakers did. [...]]]> Accreditation assessment team seeks public's comments on Middletown Police Department http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429964/-1/news?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:45:54 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429964/-1/news Townsend man dies in one-car crash near Dover http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419655/-1/news?rssfeed=true Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:06:52 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140419/NEWS/140419655/-1/news Today in the News: Ferry captain, 2 crewmembers arrested http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419659/-1/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 [...]]]> Lisa Spedden honored as Appoquinimink School District Teacher of the Year http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419658/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:50:13 +0000 Ben Mace http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419658/-1/news Bunker Hill Elementary wins Superstars in Education award from Delaware State Chamber of Commerce http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419666/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:15:32 +0000 Staff reports http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419666/-1/news Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:51:30 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419672/-1/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.

The first instructions from the captain [...]]]> Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:08 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419677/-1/news MEXICO CITY — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87.

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles [...]]]> New Castle WWII vet finally receives his long overdue medals http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:35:03 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419689/-1/news Today in the News: Chelsea Clinton says she's pregnant http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:47:45 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419675/-1/news News to know

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 [...]]]> SNEAK PEEK: Designer Show House opens tomorrow http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419702/-1/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/-1/news SEE: PHOTO GALLERIES]]> Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/-1/news?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419673/-1/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 [...]]]> middletowntranscript.com http://www.middletowntranscript.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section middletowntranscript.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:35:08 +0000