hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121230/NEWS/312309995/167/news%20now hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:55:24 +0000 Delaware Waterfowl, trout stamp contests set for April 24 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/news now?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:59 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419721/0/news now Delaware farm stands, markets opening for season http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/news now?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:55:46 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419725/0/news now Delaware personal income tax due April 30 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/news now?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:13 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/CCH/140419729/0/news now Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/news now?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:58:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419755/0/news now 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 [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419772/0/news now News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:01:47 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419799/0/news now Troopers Investigate Robbery of Kirkwood Highway Restaurant http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:25:10 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419813/0/news now NCCo. Council renews lobbyist contract for second year http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:21:03 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419814/0/news now New Castle County's 'spring fling' http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:57:09 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419818/0/news now Highway safety officials urge caution after four fatal crashes occur in one weekend http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:58:56 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/CCH/140419825/0/news now Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/news now?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:54:15 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419826/0/news now In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419846/0/news now?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/NEWS/140419846/0/news now News to know

A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]> DelDOT suspends interstate projects this Easter weekend http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/CCH/140419892/0/news now?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:24:19 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/CCH/140419892/0/news now Today in the News: Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head HHS http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912/0/news now?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419912/0/news now News to know

President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell, 48, currently leads the White House budget office and is a familiar face to politicians, as she played a role in last year's budget crisis.

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"I went outside, and [...]]]> Water baby wonder http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419918/0/news now?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:34:48 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419918/0/news now Morning Jolt: 10 killed in truck-bus crash in California http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419932/0/news now?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:53:01 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419932/0/news now In the news

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

Both the bus and semi driver were among those killed in the fiery crash, authorities said. Many of those on the bus escaped through a window that someone had kicked open, Clavijo said, running for their lives to [...]]]> Today in the News: 'Jesus' wife' papyrus is not a fake, experts say http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419939/0/news now?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419939/0/news now News to know

A group of scientists that tested a controversial business-card sized piece of papyrus that mentions Jesus' wife concluded that the document is not a fake. Harvard Divinity School said in a statement, "A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words, 'Jesus said to them, my wife' is an ancient [...]]]> CC Arts 'Artists Showcase' strikes new chord http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419935/0/news now?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:42:01 +0000 Christine Miller, Arts & Entertainment christine.miller@doverpost.com @302Do http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419935/0/news now RELATED CONTENT: If You Go...
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Troopers Investigate Robbery of Pike Creek Convenience Store http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419974/0/news now?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:41:12 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419974/0/news now 'Red Clay Day' at Frawley Stadium http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419980/0/news now?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:47:34 +0000 By Wm. Shawn Weigel shawn.weigel@doverpost.com @HCN_Shawn http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419980/0/news now hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121230/NEWS/312309995/167/news%20now hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:55:24 +0000