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2:47pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Cyber Security

Delaware state workers get cybersecurity award

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is honoring state technology workers for continuing to garner national recognition for their cybersecurity work.

Markell was to present a tribute Thursday to employees of the state Department of Technology and Information for their work on Delaware's Cyber Security Website.

The website was named Best of the Web 2015 in a nationwide competition that evaluates all state government sites. Delaware has won first place in the competition in three of the past five years.

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2:43pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Fishing Licenses

Price of a Va. saltwater fishing license decreasing by $5

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The price of a saltwater fishing license is going down in Virginia.

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted this week to roll back a license increase that was enacted in January because of a budget cut. The new state budget gives the commission the necessary funds to offset that budget reduction.

Commissioner John M.R. Bull says anglers might want to wait until April 1, when the lower license fee goes into effect. The savings will total $5.

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2:38pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Drone Restrictions

Drone flying restricted in Delaware state parks

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Natural resources officials are reminding Delaware residents that flying drone is restricted in state parks.

The Division of Parks & Recreation said in a news release on Wednesday that that the use of drones on all park lands is restricted and otherwise illegal without proper authorization.

Parks officials point out that flying of unmanned aircraft creates problems such as harassment of wildlife, filming of unaware park visitors and injury from crash landings.

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12:20pm

Wed March 25, 2015
High School Shooting-Maryland

Police: 2 charged in shooting at Frederick high school

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say they've charged two men in a shooting at Frederick High School that injured two teenage boys last month.

Frederick police officials announced Wednesday that the men were arrested Tuesday, weeks after the teens were shot outside the school's gymnasium. A junior varsity basketball game was in progress against crosstown rival Gov. Thomas Johnson High.

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12:17pm

Wed March 25, 2015
Lottery Winner

Virginia Beach man wins $1M lottery scratch-off prize

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia Beach man has won $1 million in the Virginia Lottery's Casino Cash scratch-off game.

The Lottery says Richard Hawkes took the one-time cash option of $537,393 before taxes.

A Food Lion in Chesapeake that sold the winning ticket will receive a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery.

The $1 million prize is the game's second prize. The top prize is $2.5 million.

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