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Dramatic video shows teen falling from Six Flags ride.

A 14-year-old girl visiting from Delaware survived a 25-foot fall from a stopped gondola ride at a Six Flags in upstate New York Saturday night.

- FOX News - US

Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'.

The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

- FOX News - US

Professor Goes on Warmbier Rant: 'Got What He Deserved'.

A University of Delaware professor is causing a riot online after posting to her personal Facebook page that student Otto Warmbier "got exactly what he deserved" following his death Monday upon returning from North Korea. According to USA Today , adjunct anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler went off on students like ...

- Newser - US

Delaware state senator faces felony charges for loaded handgun inside carry-on bag.

DelawarePolitico/Wikimedia CommonsA Delaware state senator is facing felony charges after bringing a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at the Salisbury Regional Airport in Maryland Thursday, according to The News Journal. Sen. Brian Pettyjohn was traveling to the Southern Regional Education Board conference in New Orleans, ...

- Business Insider - US

Professor: Otto Warmbier got ‘what he deserved’.

People are calling for a University of Delaware professor to be fired after she wrote on Facebook that Otto Warmbier "got exactly what he deserved."         


North Korea captive Otto Warmbier 'got exactly what he deserved,' college prof says.

Katherine Dettwyler, an adjunct professor in the University of Delaware's anthropology department, made her statement about Warmbier on Facebook and in the comments section of an article about the late college student on the website of conservative magazine, the National Review.

- FOX News - US

University of Delaware Professor: Otto Warmbier 'Got Exactly What He Deserved'.

A professor at the University of Delaware has come under fire for arguing that Otto Warmbier, who passed away last week after being imprisoned by the North Korean government for over a year, deserved his fate because he was an affluent white male.

- Breitbart - US

High Costs Are Pushing Investors Away From The Permian.

High acreage costs beginning to affect economics in the Delaware The Permian has enjoyed a rush of capital since oil prices began to recover from a low of $26.21 in February of last year. The play is home to some of the best economics in the country, making it a prime target for E&P companies looking to maximize profit ...

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A New Twist on Teaching Economics.

Greg Caskey is a 27-year-old Abington, Pennsylvania, native who is a social sciences teacher at Delaware Military Academy. The academy is a thriving charter high school in Wilmington, Delaware, that was founded in 2003 by two retired military officers, Charles Baldwin and Jack Wintermantel. Students from all socio-economic ...

- NewsBusters - US

Craft Brewers Want Off Beer Review Site After Learning AB InBev Is An Owner.

Many craft brewers rely on word of mouth and good, honest reviews to reach new customers, but some beer makers are questioning whether an independent beer review website can remain untainted even after the world's largest beer company buys an ownership stake. According to the New York Times, Delaware-based Dogfish Head and ...

- The Consumerist - US

John Oliver mocks GOP's health bill for being more unpopular than Delaware: And 'Delaware sucks'.

On Sunday's edition of “Last Week Tonight,” host John Oliver slammed Republicans for trying to rework the House's American Healthcare Act behind closed doors and away from public oversight. “What if a telephone booth ad for a lawyer was a healthcare plan?” Oliver ...

- The Raw Story - US

TIMED OUT DUPE Overpass flags a passion for Delaware business owner

As Eli Valenzuela was tending to the American flag he put up on the overpass that overlooks Del. 1 on Tuesday near the Dover Air Force Base, a truck driver below honked his horn in support.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Delaware bill allows school tax hikes without referenda

- Education Week - US

Delaware libraries kick off summer reading challenge

- Education Week - US

Policymakers shouldn't underestimate the value of high-quality education data

Over the past 10 years, many states—including Tennessee, North Carolina, Delaware, and others—have transformed their education data systems by improving both quality and depth. In part, this has fueled optimism among education reformers about the role of education data in implementing effective reforms. The tremendous ...

- Brookings - US