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DAGSBORO, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say they've charged a 17-year-old from the Bethany Beach area with bringing a pellet gun and knife to Indian River High School.
 
Police say a concerned student alerted administrators on Monday that the student had a knife and a gun.
 
A school resource officer responded to the school, cleared the classroom where the student was at the time and searched the student.
 
Police say the detective found an 8-inch knife in the student's boot and a pellet gun in his book bag.
 

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Winter storm and coastal flood warnings have been issued for Delaware as a winter storm bears down on the mid-Atlantic region.

The storm warning took effect at midnight and remains in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday.

On the mid-shore this includes Kent Counties in both Maryland and Delaware as well as Queen Annie’s County.

The coastal flood warning is in effect through noon today, with moderate to minor flooding during this morning's high tide.

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The University of Delaware Faculty Senate has voted to push to allow in-state students to keep SAT scores from being considered as part of their admissions.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the program would begin in 2017 and would be reviewed in four years to see if could be expanded.

The vote yesterday was the result of research that finds high school grades are a much better predictor of how well a student does in college.

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EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) - Mount St. Mary's University says its president has apologized and its provost has resigned after some embarrassing publicity about a plan to boost the schools' student-retention rate.

President Simon Newman said in a campus-wide email Friday that he had requested and received Provost David Rehm's resignation.

The Mountain Echo student newspaper reported last month that Rehm had criticized Newman's plan to identify, through a freshman survey, those who might not succeed and help them withdraw and obtain tuition refunds.

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The town of Reboboth Beach is looking at draft legislation that would limit the number of people who can spend the night in a rental unit.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the measure would impose a maximum of two people per bedroom plus four additional people.

The paper reports that for a rental with seven bedrooms the total limit would be 18.

And, an efficiency with no bedrooms could have four.

The paper reports that the proposal is the result of raucous behavior during the summer season.

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