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$14.5 million to repair storm damage at Del. beaches (Bethany Beach Wave)

Washington | September 21, 2010 - Delaware lawmakers say the state's beaches will get $14.5 million to repair storm damage.

Sens. Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman and Rep. Mike Castle announced the funding for Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Fenwick Island. Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach will get $8.3 million and Fenwick Island will get $6.2 million to repair damage from storms in November 2009.

The lawmakers wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers, asking the corps to use funding in an emergency