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Today’s rescheduled Homecoming concert at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has been suddenly canceled.

Justin Thompson, the student government president told WBOC, that the cancelation was due to concerns about a lack of security for the new date.

He said he was baffled by word from the public safety department that they could not provide enough security for the event.

University officials told the television station that the Maryland State Police do not discuss their security plans.

Salisbury University Homecoming

The homecoming parades for both Salisbury University and Delaware State University for Saturday have been cancelled because of the rainy weather.

DSU it will not reschedule its parade but DSU’s football game against Norfolk State will go ahead as planned.

Salisbury University said while it was cancelling it parade other events such as the football game against SUNY Buffalo (NY) at 1 p.m. at Sea Gull Stadium and other events will go on as scheduled.

Expect Delays, 123rf.com

If you plan on driving through the Dover and Newark areas expect some congestion with road and lane restrictions on Saturday.

From 7:30 am through noon on US Route 13 there will be the Monster Mash Marathon and Half Marathon which is expected to disrupt traffic in Downtown Dover and Little Creek.

Meanwhile, the homecoming parade on Loockerman Street could produce lane restrictions and delays beginning as early at 10 am for Delaware State University.