Late Del. Gov. du Pont remembered for bipartisanship, humor
A memorial service, Friday, April 29, 2022 at a Wilmington theater came nearly a year after du Pont died in May 2021 at age 86 after a long illness. Friday's memorial service at a Wilmington theater came nearly a year after du Pont died in May 2021 at age 86 after a long illness. “As Pete understood, our political adversaries can and should be friends,” conservative columnist George Will, a longtime friend to du Pont, said in his eulogy. Following one term in the state House and three terms in Congress, du Pont was elected governor in 1976 and set about working to restore the state’s financial stability. Du Pont forged successful relationships with lawmakers from both parties to tackle prison overcrowding, corruption and school desegregation.wftv.com
Bills beat Broncos 48-19 for first AFC East crown since 1995
DENVER – Donning gray caps that declared them AFC East champions for the first time since 1995, the Buffalo Bills acted like this was old hat. “To be the team and to be the quarterback on the team that does it, obviously feels really good. “But there’s still a lot on the table.”Buffalo coach Sean McDermott said he received a congratulatory email from Marv Levy, the last Bills coach to win the AFC East. He also missed the 51-yard field goal attempt way to the right on Denver’s opening drive. Broncos: visit the Los Angeles Chargers, who they rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat on Nov. 1 with a touchdown as time ran out.