Brian Pettyjohn http://delmarvapublicradio.net en No Legal Protection for Punkin Chunkin From Delaware Legislature http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/no-legal-protection-punkin-chunkin-delaware-legislature <p>There won’t be any legislation in the Delaware State Legislature to shield the owner of the farm that hosts the annual Punkin Chunkin competition.</p><p>Senator Brian Pettyjohn told the Sussex County Council he has shelved the idea for now.</p><p>The measure would have protected Wheatly Farms where the competition is held from exposure to lawsuits filed by event attendees.</p><p>The Georgetown Republican said that he had run into opposition from the Delaware Trial lawyer Association which said it would set a precedent for tort reform in the state.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:49:44 +0000 Don Rush 48096 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net No Legal Protection for Punkin Chunkin From Delaware Legislature Bodenweiser Denies Sex Abuse Allegation http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/bodenweiser-denies-sex-abuse-allegation <P>WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A former Delaware state Senate candidate is denying sex charges that forced him to quit the race.</P> <P>Eric Bodenweiser issued a statement Saturday saying he absolutely and forcefully denies the allegations. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:39:54 +0000 Don Rush 24847 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Bodenweiser Denies Sex Abuse Allegation GOP Tries to Replace Bodenweiser's Name on Ballot http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-tries-replace-bodenweisers-name-ballot <P>DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Republicans are suing to get the name of a write-in candidate for state Senate on the ballot following the arrest of the GOP nominee on child sex charges.</P> <P>Sussex County Republicans threw their support behind former Georgetown mayor</P> <P>after tea-party backed Eric Bodenweiser dropped out of the race. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:35:09 +0000 Don Rush 23493 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Tries to Replace Bodenweiser's Name on Ballot