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News Minute: Here is the latest Delaware news from The Associated Press

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REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) - Labor Day may have passed, but that doesn't mean the end of beach business this year along Delaware's coast. Beach towns have worked for years to extend their season with jazz festivals and other events to draw visitors into October.

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - City officials in New Castle say the costs for managing toxic contamination found in all three of the city's public water wells could top $1 million. Pamela Patone, general manager of New Castle's Municipal Services Commission, says the city is looking at temporary and permanent treatments needed to resume use of the city's three wells. Costs could range from $350,000 to more than $1 million.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - People who violate certain environmental laws regarding hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities in Delaware will soon no longer be slapped with criminal records. But violators will also be paying heftier fines for certain other offenses under legislation to be signed Tuesday by Gov. Jack Markell.

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police have arrested two people for breaking into cars and stealing electronics and credit cards. Officers say reports of thefts from vehicles were made by residents in Bear, Wilmington and Greenville over the past week.

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