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Monday, October 23, 2017

Business news archive reaches the 10,000 mark

Good morning  - Our digital enterprise marked a few milestones last week. At mid-week, the number of stories in our online archives hit the 10,000 mark.  The content was mainly generated over a four-year period...

Delaware gas price rises a few cents a gallon

The Delaware gas price  rose a few cents during the past week. Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported that the average price at the pump in the First State stood at $2.29. The price at the pump...

Medical Society offering telemedicine option to member physicians

The  Medical Society of Delaware through its subsidiary “Health Hub,”   has partnered with MEND VIP, Inc. (MEND) to offer telemedicine and patient engagement platform to all MSD members.   The technology will help physicians and their...

Bayhealth to build 5,000 sq. ft. medical office building in Milford

Bayhealth announced that  plans are underway to build a new 5,000-square-foot medical office building at 800 N. DuPont Blvd., Milford, the site of the Bayhealth Edward F. Quinn III Medical Offices. The facility...

State’s unemployment rate unchanged at 4.9%

Delaware’s unemployment rate for September remained unchanged from a month earlier at 4.9 percent as the state continues to see conflicting data. The Delaware Department of Labor reported  23,400 unemployed Delawareans in September 2017 compared...

Health Care Commission awards contract in effort to spur payment reform

The  Delaware Health Care Commission has awarded a contract to accelerate payment reform to Mercer Health & Benefits LLC. The $889,947 contract, which takes effect immediately, will support the state’s efforts in four main areas:...

Lifesavers top Delaware candy list

Source: CandyStore.com. The website Candystore.com says Delawareans prefer Lifesavers candy based on sales figures. Candy corn came in third and Skittles finished second The website ranked the 50 states on candy sales in marking Halloween, one...

Report: English learners, a majority of whom are native-born, victims of obsolete school funding...

A  new series of fact sheets  launched by the Delaware Hispanic Commission, the Arsht-Cannon Fund, Delaware English Language Learners Teachers and Advocates, and the Rodel Foundation of Delaware show the state is behind the...

Delaware to get $1.1 million from GM ignition switch settlement

GM  and 50 attorneys general,  have settled allegations that the auto giant  concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles. Delaware will receive $1.1  million in the settlement. The settlement was reached between the...

Young farmers loan program seeks applicants

Delaware farmers, between 18 and 40, have the opportunity to apply for the Young Farmers Loan Program through November 30.  The program provides long-term, no-interest loans to help eligible farmers purchase land, reducing the...