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Monday, October 23, 2017

2 men rob Jake’s Wayback Burgers store near Elsmere

State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Jake's Wayback Burgers,  2405 Kirkwood Highway, near Elsmere, Wednesday night.  At 8:57 p.m. , two suspects entered the store carrying handguns. One suspect entered through the...

3,000 pounds of sulfur dioxide released at Del. City Refinery

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reported the release of 3,000 pounds of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere at the Delaware City Refinery, owned by PBF Energy. The release took place at...

Del. tech company SevOne gets $150 million in funding from Bain

 SevOne,  a technology company based in Pike Creek, Del., has obtained a $150 million investment from Bain Capital. The funding is good news in Delaware’s effort to attract and retain technology firms in the state. The...

Opinion: Keeler did not make the numbers

The firing of K.C. Keeler was a hot topic for a time in the state and for good reason. The University of Delaware football coach  was ousted in early January by new athletic director...

Bard edges closer to big win over Gore in patent battle – NorthJersey.com

Newark-based, W.L Gore and associates lost another round in a  patent battle with New Jersey-baed C.R. Bard Inc., a  maker of catheters. Gore's medical  business is based in Flagstaff, Ariz. The e U.S. Supreme Court refused...

Management shake-up at AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca has restructured  its management team, with a newly appointed executive to head North American operations from the company's site near Wilmington. Paul Hudson was named Executive Vice President, North America. He formerly served as Representative...

Porter wins Chamber’s Marvel Cup.

Veteran banker  and  community  leader  John "Jack"  Porter was presented  the Josiah Marvel Cup. Porter headed Delaware Trust prior to his retirement and remains on the board of  Glenmede Trust Co. He worked his way...

Former NJ Chamber president new head of Delaware State Chamber

  Joan Verplanck has been named president of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. The board approved the appointment on Monday afternoon. WDEL had reported Verplanck's selection on Friday. The new president did not make any...

Markell, Biden propose bans on assault rifles and large-capacity magazines

  Gov. Jack Markell, Lt. Governor Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden unveiled a series of firearms proposals that include a ban on large-capacity magazines, a ban on so-called "assault rifles" like the one...

Supervalu shedding Acme grocery chain

Supervalu Inc. will sell  its Albertsons, Acme and other chain stores to the company that at one point controlled Chrysler Corp.  AB Acquisition LLC (“AB Acquisition”), an affiliate oa Cerberus Capital Management L.P. (“Cerberus”)-led investor...