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ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2014 | By Monica Peters, For The Inquirer
Take your pick. World Cafe Live in Philadelphia and World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington will have children's concerts to keep the kids rocking. In Philadelphia, Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band, whose music received praise in People magazine, will get the kids jumping with their "Paul Simon meets the Beatles on the playground" sound. Audience members can enjoy a communal experience dancing to the group's high-energy performance while learning life lessons. In Wilmington, songwriter and Parents' Choice winner Billy Jonas, who describes his sound as funky folk music for the whole family, will use found objects to help the audience discover the music within the objects and also within themselves.
BUSINESS
November 2, 2013 | By David Sell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Despite an 18.4 percent drop in quarterly profit, AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot said Thursday in response to a question from The Inquirer that there are no plans for more layoffs at the company's facilities in Delaware. AstraZeneca is based in London and has facilities in Wilmington and Newark. In March, the company cut 2,300 jobs from its worldwide workforce, including 1,200 from its Delaware facility. Some of the positions in Wilmington were moved to AstraZeneca's facility in Gaithersburg, Md. Reports at the time suggested AstraZeneca considered closing its Wilmington facility.
NEWS
March 26, 1997 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / MICHAEL MALLY
A ship takes shape along the Christiana River in Wilmington. Students from a Wilmington-area technical high school watched work yesterday at a special shipyard built for replicating the Kalmar Nyckel, a 17th-century Dutch ship that brought early settlers to Wilmington. The ship landed its first settlers in 1638. The replica, being built by the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, is to be launched in the fall.
SPORTS
June 15, 1996 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
J.R. Phillips' solo home run in the top of the ninth gave Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a 2-1 win over Norfolk last night. READING 3, CANTON 1 CANTON, Ohio - Righthander Ryan Nye (7-2) struck out 10 in eight innings for his fifth straight win. WILMINGTON 4, PR. WILLIAM 3 WILMINGTON - Keith Rackley drove in all four Wilmington runs. NORWICH 5, TRENTON 3
SPORTS
October 6, 2011
Women's Golf Association CHARLOTTE BARNHARD CUP At Llanerch; 9; holes better-ball, 9 holes Chapman. Heather Bassman, Judy Dale, Commonwealth. . . 85 Liz Haines, Anne O'Malley, Merion. . . 85 (playoff at date to be determined) Pamela Clark Brown, Barbara Blanchard, Wilmington. . . 86 Lorraine Seiberlich, Susan Herrmann, Wilmington. . . 87 Bonnie Kay, Kathy Sullivan, Phila. Cricket. . . 88 Kerry Rutan, Nancy Kiss, Phila. Cricket.
NEWS
February 27, 2014 | BY JULIE SHAW, Daily News Staff Writer shawj@phillynews.com, 215-854-2592
MICHAEL BARNDT thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl for sex last June when he checked into a Wilmington, Del., hotel and bought her black lace panties. But the teen he chatted with online was a federal Department of Homeland Security agent. Barndt, 40, of Sellersville, Bucks County, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Delaware to 10 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to attempted coercion and enticement of a minor. At the time of his arrest, he was working as a chef at Lakeside School in Horsham Township.
SPORTS
July 12, 2005 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The Wilmington Blue Rocks scored six runs in the sixth inning last night in a 10-5 Carolina League win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Chad Spann homered for Wilmington in the fourth. In the sixth, the Blue Rocks scored three times on walks with the bases loaded.
NEWS
January 5, 2013
WILMINGTON - A motorist who tried to flee to avoid a traffic stop was caught after the vehicle ran out of gas, authorities said. Police spotted a vehicle speeding about 3 p.m. Wednesday in Wilmington, said Officer Mark Ivey, a police spokesman. An officer attempted to stop the car, but it continued to speed onto I-95, Ivey said. That's where the vehicle slowed to a stop, out of gas, Ivey said. Tyree Jackson, 37, of Wilmington, was arrested and charged with numerous traffic offenses.
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