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11:45 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Body Found in Woods Near Bear, Delaware

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - A man's body has been found along a walking trail in Bear.

Delaware State Police say a passerby found the body Thursday morning while walking along a trail near a wooded area.

Police have not determined the man's age or identity. His remains were being removed from the scene to be taken to a coroner's office, which will determine how he died and who he was.

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9:10 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Bear Traffic Closure on U.S. Route 40

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BEAR, Del. (AP) - Small businesses in Bear are bracing for a 17-day closure of a section of U.S. Route 40 while a rail crossing is replaced.

The News Journal reports that businesses are posting signs and ads to alert customers that they will be open while Pulaski Highway traffic is detoured to Interstate 95. To reduce the burden on area roads, eastbound traffic will be directed one way and westbound traffic another.

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12:24 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Major Highway Near Bear to be Widened

 

      BEAR, Del. (AP) - A project to widen a 3.5-mile stretch of road in Bear where a number of accidents have occurred is now in the planning stages.

     The News Journal of Wilmington, Del. reports that the construction project on Wrangle Hill Road is not scheduled to begin until 2015 or 2016 and that the project will cost $18 million. Residents and businesses hope the changes will reduce congestion and rush-hour backups as well as address safety issues.

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