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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Opinion from state throws cold water on right to work ordinance for Sussex County

An advisory  opinion has cast serious doubt on whether Sussex County can pass a right to work ordinance. The Delaware State News reported a letter from the state offered the opinion that the powers...

Analysis: Low-profile Prosperity Partnership emerges with  website

Analysis: Low-profile Prosperity Partnership emerges with  website The Delaware Prosperity Partnership has launched a website as the low-profile organization takes shape. The announcement was in a corner of the weekly newsletter of the Delaware State Chamber,...

Ground broken on $156 million biopharmaceutical institute on UD STAR Campus

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Monday for a 200,000-square-foot  biopharmaceutical research center on the University of Delaware STAR Campus on the south end of Newark. UD President Dennis Assanis told those attending the event...

Media update: New faces on the legislative beat

Delaware Public Media (WDDE, Dover) has a couple of new staffers as the legislative press corps sees a reshuffling. Filling the key political reporter position is  Sarah Mueller, a public radio veteran.  Downstate radio mainstay...

Updated: News Journal staff cuts continue with police and Phillies reporters getting walking...

The News Journal has laid off reporters and left other positions unfilled as it wrestles with cost and turnover issues in a brutal  environment for newspapers. Laid off were the night police reporter and  Phillies...

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices snaps up Long & Foster

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate,  announced that it acquired The Long & Foster Companies, Inc., the largest private residential real estate company in the United States by sales volume. The acquisition includes...

Viewpoint: Another paper takes the digital paywall route

Does Philly.com have enough unique content to justify the change? The Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News website (Philly.com) Tuesday this week moved to a paywall for nonsubscribers. According to WHYY Newsworks, the paywall will limit out-of-towners to a...

Shawe: Appeal remains alive in TransPerfect case

TransPerfect shareholder Shirley Shawe saw another Chancery Court  denial in an effort to seek  a shareholder meeting of  New York-based translation services company   TransPerfect. The ruling  was released on Tuesday. Shawe and her son Philip Shawe...

Denn won’t seek another term as state Attorney General

In an announcement that will send shockwaves through the Democratic Party, Attorney General Matt Denn announced he will not seek another term in 2018. The move could open the door to a Republican making a...

Temporary jump in gas prices from Harvey possible

Gas prices dipped a few  pennies last week, although Delaware  could see a spike from Hurricane Harvey.  Gas prices in the days ahead could potentially head  upward, as the Texas Gulf Coast, home to nearly...
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