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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Gas prices expected to continue gradual decline

Gas prices fell this week and may continue to drop to the lowest figure for the year, a report from Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  The national average has now dropped slightly for several days in...

AstraZeneca selling off remainder of anesthetic medicine holdings

AstraZeneca  entered into an agreement with Aspen Global Incorporated that will sell off  the remaining rights to  established anesthetic medicines, including  Diprivan. AstraZeneca has been selling off businesses that don't fit in with its focus on...

Walt’s Flavor Crisp Chicken opens location in Claymont area

Walt’s Flavor Crisp Chicken Express has opened a location in Claymont. The business will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon today  and a grand opening ceremony on Saturday  from 12 p.m. -5 p.m.  Patterson-Woods Commercial...

Global Delaware adds trade representatives

Global Delaware is expanding its Strategic Export Program to Colombia, Ireland, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia, and has hired new international trade representatives in each country to help support export efforts by Delaware companies. The new...

SEPTA adds train service to and from Wilmington, Newark

Northern Delaware  now has additional round-trip SEPTA trains on weekday mornings and Saturday nights. The schedule change went into effect Sunday, Sept.  10, and was first announced by SEPTA  earlier in the month. "Better train connectivity...

State gets another $20 million from the feds for highway work

The Federal Highway Administration’s  annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional  $20,049,671 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by...

Leisure Fitness stores to change to Johnson Fitness name

Johnson Health Tech Retail, Inc. announced   that the company is rebranding 100 retail locations in the U.S. to Johnson Fitness and Wellness. The  rebranding aligns all of Johnson Health Tech’s retail stores under a unified,...

Sculpture honors CSC staff’s heroism at World Trade Center

On Monday morning  “The Delaware Root,” from Delaware sculptor   Steve Tobin was unveiled at its new headquarters west of Wilmington.  The Delaware Root will be the centerpiece of the new global headquarters and a reminder...

AstraZeneca reports promising results from lung cancer drug trials

AstraZeneca has  reported promising results from trials for lung cancer drugs. Showing promise was a late-stage trial of its cancer drug Tragrisso. The  Phase III  Flaura trial was used which was used in the treatment of...

Former Senate candidate and policeman Spadola launches podcast venture

James Spadola is going back to two of his loves, politics and digital media. The former Newark Police public information officer, whose Hug a Cop idea video went viral, has launched a full-time venture:  “Elected...