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    4 to 8 inches of snow possible from storm

    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. Snow is expected from Monday night and into Tuesday. The highest accumulations (4 to 8 inches) are possible in northern […]

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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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    Snowy weather, growing inventories put downward pressure on gas prices

    The snowy weather did not halt  the decline in gas prices in the region. Delaware saw its gas prices drop by five cents  to an average of $1.74 a gallon during the past week,  Wilmington-based AAA MId-Atlantic reported. Nationally, gas prices have spent more than 30 consecutive days below $2 per gallon and could head […]

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