Double Header Launch from Wallops Flight Facility Wednesday Morning

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Two rockets will lift off just minutes apart Wednesday morning from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. These launches are NASA sounding rockets that will be carrying experiments developed by more than 30 university and community college teams for the Rock-Sat-X and RockOn/RockSat-X missions. The launch window is from 6 to 10am ‚Äď the two…

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Sonic Boom Heard over DC-Annapolis as Plane Crashes in SW Virginia

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The FAA is reporting that a Cessna Citation crashed around 3:30 p.m. in the mountains of southwest Virginia. Around 3 p.m., authorities in the Washington, D.C. and Annapolis areas received numerous reports of an explosion which was potentially a sonic boom from fighter jets responding to intercept the Cessna which flew an odd flight path…

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Antares Lifts Off from the Wallops Flight Facility

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After a day’s delay, an Antares rocket lifted off from the Wallops Flight Facility on the eastern shore of Virginia just after 5:30 this morning. The Cygnus cargo ship, the SS Sally Ride, at the top of the Antares is carrying 8200 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station – including food, hardware, experiments…

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Suspect Named In Shooting Death Of Talbot Co. Woman

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Maryland State Police are looking for a suspect in the murder of a Trappe woman last Friday morning. State Police said Thursday that a felony warrant for first-degree murder has been issued for 31-year-old Mauricio Ibarra Juarez of Winchester, Virginia. The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit, troopers at the Easton Barrack and Talbot County Sheriff’s…

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One Driver Killed In Worcester Co. Wreck

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A four-vehicle crash on Route 12 (Snow Hill Road) has claimed the life of a 33-year-old woman. According to Maryland State Police, Gabrielle Benton of Greenbackville, Virginia crossed the center line of Snow Hill Road at Carmean Road Thursday afternoon and collided with the rear wheels of an oncoming tractor trailer. The SUV Benton was…

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Wanted Ellendale Man Apprehended In Va.

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A man who was wanted in Sussex County has been apprehended in Virginia and has been brought back to Delaware. Ellendale Police said 55-year-old Rodney Singletary was facing felony charges of failure to register as a sex offender and burglary, third-degree. The alleged burglary occurred in June 2020 in Ellendale. Singletary has since been released…

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Woman Found Murdered At Worcester Co. Residence

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Maryland State Police are investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found in a residence Wednesday night. Investigators discovered the body of 48-year-old Lesa Renee White of Atlantic, Virginia in a residence in the 1,400-block of Snow Hill Lane in Pocomoke City. The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit was asked to assume the…

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Md., Va., NC Form Regional Wind Power Agreement

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Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina are collaborating in an effort to advance offshore wind projects and to promote the southeast and Mid-Atlantic region as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry. The agreement is known as SMART-POWER – the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional Transformative Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Resources. Governor Larry Hogan said…

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Va. Men Arrested On Criminal Charges In Georgetown

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A traffic stop in Georgetown has led to the arrests of two Virginia men on criminal charges. Georgetown Police say following a traffic violation on South DuPont Highway late Sunday night, an officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The vehicle was searched, and police say the search turned up marijuana, cocaine, a digital scale…

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Happy 75th Anniversary Wallops Flight Facility!

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Today is Wallops Flight Facility‚Äôs 75th Anniversary.¬† They‚Äôve come a long way from the small test range for guided missile research that the facility started out as.¬† Today ‚Äď they‚Äôre NASA‚Äôs premier location for suborbital and small orbital activities ‚Äď including unmanned resupply missions to the International Space Station.¬†

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Attorneys General Frosh, Herring, and Racine File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA

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Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, joined by the Attorneys General of Virginia and the District of Columbia, today filed a Notice of Intent¬†(NOI) to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its failure to require Pennsylvania and New York to develop and implement plans to achieve 2025 Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.¬† Under the Clean…

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Wanted Virginia man arrested during traffic stop in Harrington

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A Virginia man wanted on attempted murder charges has been arrested following a traffic stop in Harrington. According to the Harrington Police Department, on Saturday officers arrested Lamar Wilson, 39, of Portsmouth, Virginia on several gun related charges and being a fugitive from Pennsylvania. While on patrol shortly before 5 p.m., Saturday on South DuPont…

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Governors Hogan, Carney and Others Urge Federal Lawmakers to Restore Chesapeake Bay Funding

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In a letter addressed to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Appropriations Committees, a number of leaders with interest in the Chesapeake Bay requested further funding, and millions were slashed by the Trump administration. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Chair of the Chesapeake Bay Commission Tawanna Gaines, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf,…

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Virginia Governor Defies Calls for His Resignation Following Photo Controversy

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Governor Ralph Northam, a Democrat of Virginia continues to face calls from both parties for his resignation, following a controversial photo that emerged on Friday. On Friday, several national and local media outlets released images purporting to show Ralph Northam’s 1984 yearbook photo from Eastern Virginia Medical School in which his photo appears alongside an…

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Abandoned Crab Pots Pose Threat to Fish

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Researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are surveying area waterman about abandoned crab pots and their impact on bay life. So-called “ghost pots” in the Chesapeake Bay are reported to impact and even kill fish, birds and turtles. The Institute says the latest estimates are that nearly 150,000 pots are abandoned in the…

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UPDATED: Delayed Again – ISS Resupply Launch from Wallops Postponed to Saturday AM

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UPDATED 11-15-18 – Delayed again.¬† The launch of Northrop Grumman‚Äôs Antares rocket with Cygnus cargo spacecraft is now targeted for 4:01am Saturday, NovEMBER 17, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA‚Äôs Wallops Flight Facility. NASA TV will provide launch¬† coverage with commentary¬†online¬†beginning at 3:30 a.m. ================================================= Thursday morning‚Äôs launch of the Antares rocket from the…

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Georgetown Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

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A traffic stop Sunday morning in Georgetown led to the arrest of a Virginia man on drug charges.¬† Georgetown Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 113 near Shortly Road and smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle as they contacted 26 year old Tyrice Thomas.¬† During a search of the vehicle police…

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USS Delaware Christened

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The seventh Navy vessel to be named after the First State was christened Saturday at the Newport News Shipyard in Virginia. Governor John Carney and US Senator Tom Carper were part of the Delaware officials on hand for the ceremony.¬† Dr. Jill Biden is the sponsor of the USS Delaware and did the honors to…

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Public Health Warning of Two Multi-state Outbreaks of Listeria in Deli Ham & Salmonella in Raw Chicken

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising Delawareans of a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to deli ham. Several companies have recalled ham products that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria and could make people sick. To date, there have been no confirmed cases reported in Delaware, but DPH urges consumers…

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OCPD Arrest 4 for Stolen Vehicle

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Ocean City Police have arrested four people from Virginia and Maryland for stealing a vehicle from Fairfax, Virginia on May first.¬† Police were alerted to the stolen car by a license tag reader.¬† Patrol officers found the car occupied by four undocumented people who were arrested for vehicle theft and other offenses.¬† Police also learned…

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