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Chester man accused of attempting to break into dollar store

  A Chester, Pa.  man was arrested after allegedly attempting to break into the Family Dollar store, 2082 New Castle Avenue, Wednesday night.  The incident occurred at 11  p.m. after a passerby called 911 to report...

Mexican restaurant chain looks for management for riverfront location

Tio Juan's Margarita's appears to be moving forward on a restaurant on the Wimingotn Riverfront. The company had earlier indicated that the riverfront was a proposed location for the restaurant. DelawareOnline.com noted that a posting...

Governor proposes limited tax cuts

Gov. Jack Markell stopped short of ending earlier tax increases, but did propose limited cuts.In his budget address, Markell said the state will continue to invest in education and child services, including more state troopers...

Business bites: The post office, undies and obesity

Ken Grant helped take on aggressive parking ticket enforcement in Wilmington and managed to get the city to acknowledge the problem and take some steps to change the situation. The social media leader  or “pot...

248 pounds of sulfur dioxide released at refinery

The Delaware City refinery reported a release of 248 pounds of sulfur dioxide after one of its scrubbers experienced problems. The scrubber, used in polllution contool is shut down for the time being. The...

Delaware Lottery rolls out Keno game

 The Delaware Lottery rolled out rolled out Keno on Tuesday. The game comes as the state deals with growing competition for gaming dollars from neighboring states. The new Lottery game will be available for play...

Highmark chief sees continuing rise in health care costs

The CEO of the parent of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware predicted higher health care costs as major provisions of the Affordable Care Act go into effect. In remarks at the annual dinner...

DuPont reports lower earnings

DuPont reported lower earnings for 4th quarter and the year. Fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share from continuing operations, excluding significant items, was $.11 versus prior year earnings of $.26. Reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings...

Delaware ranks 2nd in ability to adapt to a global economy

Delaware came in second in a ranking of states based on their progress on a path to a new economy that can compete in the global marketplace. The survey is conducted every two years by...

Troopers investigate Claymont Burger King robbery

Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of the Burger King, 2911 Philadelphia Pike on Monday night. Troopers reported that two suspects entered the store shortly before its 10 p.m. closing. One of the suspects...