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

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware officials say competition from casinos in neighboring states continues to squeeze revenues at Delaware's three casinos. The Video Lottery Advisory Council met yesterday for the second time this year to discuss the state of the gambling industry.

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Court records say a former University of Delaware graduate researcher who is accused of using a recording device to make videos of women in on- and off-campus bathrooms secretly did it for "personal gratification" and did not seek out any one woman. Javier Mendiola-Soto told police during questioning on July 1 that he placed the recording "device in hopes of recording any female."

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The Wilmington City Council has failed to uphold budget cuts that would have sliced $511,000 from the city budget for eight vacant firefighter jobs. The panel fell two votes short last night in effort to override Mayor Dennis Williams' veto of the cuts.

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A committee formed by state lawmakers to develop a new compensation system for Delaware's public school teachers is having its first meeting. Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to attend tonight's inaugural meeting of the Committee to Advance Educator Compensation and Careers at the Tatnall Building in Dover.

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