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(Video) Governor’s Weekly Address

  Delaware Gov. Jack Markell offers his thoughts on the implications of the Sandy Hill Elementary School shootings.

Delaware unemployment rate falls to 6.7%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in November came in at 6.7 percent , down from 6.8 percent in October 2012. Click on the link below for the full report: G_MLR - Tom2012-11 MLR Total unemployment was 29,600...

A little holiday cheer as gas prices fall

Gasoline prices continued to fall over the past week as generous supplies and weakening economies overseas  made  life a little easier for motorists. Figures from from AAA Mid-Atlantic indicated that the average price at the...

George & Lynch gets low bid on Milford project

The  Delaware Department of Transportation   announced that construction will begin   Dec.  3 for the Del.  Route 1 and Route 30 Grade Separated Intersection in Milford. This project will consist of all erosion and...

Delaware State University, UD get $10.5 million neuroscience grant

Dr. Melissa Harrington, professor of neuroscience and the principal investigator of the NIH grant. DSU to be home of  neuroscience center Delaware State University announced on Nov. 26 a five-year $10.5 million research grant that will...

WSFS named top tourism partner

WSFS Bank was recognized as Tourism Partner of the Year at Kent County Tourism's 21st Annual Celebration of Tourism held on November 2, at the Sheraton Dover Hotel. WSFS celebrated 180 years as Delaware's bank this year and...

First USS Delaware in nearly 90 years to join submarine fleet

Delaware may not have a national park, but  an undersea vessel will one day bear the name of  the First State. U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney (all D-Del.) welcomed the...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher net income in 3rd quarter

Chesapeake Utilities  reported higher net income for the third quarter. Net  income for the quarter ended Sept.  30 was $3.2 million. This represents an increase of $822,000, compared to the same quarter in 2011, and...

Vet brews up an espresso business in Dover

(From the Small Business Administration) Image from Barney Wrightson / Foter / CC BY-NC-SASo just how and why does a U.S. Marine from a Scout Sniper Platoon with two special operations deployments, and former IT executive, become a small business...

NASA prototype spacesuit from ILC Dover named top tech product

NASA photo A prototype spacesuit built by Delaware's ILC Dover for NASA was named a top invention by the technology section of Time.com., the website of the news magazine. The suit was praised for a design...