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Friday, November 17, 2017

Gas prices rise in Delaware after strong 4th of July demand

An unusual period of falling gas prices after Memorial Day are over for now. Last week, the  Mid-Atlantic region saw an uptick in the price at the pump after stronger demand over the Fourth of July...

Driver, cats die when vehicle crashes into New Castle animal shelter

The driver and three cats perished in a crash and fire at the Brandywine Valley SPCA center in New Castle. The Good Will Volunteer Fire Co.,New Castle reported in a social media post that...

Delaware, New Castle County wages, employment ended year on down note

New Castle County ended the year with lower total employment and wage. From December 2015 to December 2016, employment in Delaware’s only large county, New Castle, decreased 0.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Budweiser Clydesdales coming to Delaware

The Budweiser Clydesdales will be in Delaware next week.   The team will parade through Newark, pulling the famous red, white and gold carriage as it makes deliveries to downtown businesses.   The appearance will take place on...

Denn joins other Attorneys General in seeking curbs on illegal robocalls.

In a letter sent to the Federal Communications Commission  on Monday, Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn and a bi-partisan group of 29 state attorneys general are urging the FCC to adopt rules that would...

Delaware’s jobless rate ranks 36th among 50 states and D.C.

The days when Delaware had among the lowest unemployment rates in the nation are a thing of the past. In May, the state ranked 36  among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according...

TransPerfect group praises senators for moving bill out of committee

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware praised a move that got a bill out of committee. The legislation  would require a three-year waiting period if courts force the sale of a company incorporated in Delaware. The bill...

UD announces tuition increase for 2017-2018

  The University of Delaware announced that undergrad  tuition and fees at the University of Delaware for the 2017-18 academic year will increase by $330 for Delawareans to $13,160  and by $900 for nonresidents to...

Shore United Bank to open office on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Shore Bancshares' banking subsidiary, Shore United Bank, will open a new office in Onley, VA. Jennifer Annis will lead the office which is expected to open in the late third quarter of 2017.  "Ms. Annis has...

Jewish Federation’s report wins APEX award

The Jewish Federation of Delaware  received an Award of Excellence in the 2017 APEX Awards for its 2015-2016 Report to the Community. APEX 2017 – the 29th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence – is an...