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    Slights gets nod for Chancery Court post

    Gov. Jack  Markell announced that he is nominating Joseph R. Slights, III, a former judge on  Delaware Superior Court, to become a Vice Chancellor in the Delaware Court of Chancery. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Slights will fill the vacancy that is resulting from the retirement of  John W. Noble later this month. The […]

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    4 to 8 inches of snow possible from Winter Storm Mars

    The National Weather Service is now predicting four to eight inches of snow from Monday night and into Tuesday. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for northern Delaware and a portion of central Delaware. In  anticipation of winter weather, the Delaware Department of Transportation is    pretreating  New Castle County roads with brine. The […]

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    Legislators make another try at relief for casino industry

    A group of downstate legislators has proposed  legislation aimed at providing relief to the state’s three casino-racetracks. The bill follows some of the recommendations from a commissioned formed to provide relief for the industry, which has seen growing competition from nearby states. The lead sponsor is state Sen.  Bushweller, D-Dover. The big change is the […]

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    Old Country Buffet owner keeps location in state after shutting down 74 restaurants

    A company that was headed for a time by a Delaware food  restaurant  veteran has closed 74   buffet locations. Ovation Brands operates  Old Country Buffet, which has   a location near Christiana Hospital south of Newark. That location  remains open.  Prior to the latest closings, the company had more than 300 restaurants. Nation’s Restaurant […]

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    Stein Mart to open Concord Pike store in March

    Discount fashion store  Stein Mart  will open its first Delaware store in north Wilmington  next month. The store will open at Concord Square at  4221 Concord Pike. The Concord Pike area remains popular with retailers, due to the lack of a sales tax in Delaware. It is one of a half-dozen stores that will open […]

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    Developers shift focus to apartments as office, retail markets remain stagnant

    Developers are focusing on multi-family projects as office and retail activity remains flat or on the decline. That was the message coming out of a breakfast discussion held by the Urban Land Institute at the Goodstay Center on the University of Delaware Wilmington campus. Michael Hare, senior vice president of  Buccini /Pollin Group (BPG)  Wilmington; […]

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