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Monday, October 23, 2017

Coons secures amendment that aims to preserve student visa program

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), after hearing concerns from Delaware constituents that the Trump administration's   policies were threatening the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program gained an amendment to protect the program from modifications in...

Delaware auto dealer Hertrich named chairman of Breeders Cup

The Breeders’ Cup horse race series' Board of Directors unanimously elected Delaware auto dealer Fred W. Hertrich III as Board Chairman. Hertrich, the owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, KY., succeeds William S. (Bill) Farish,...

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...

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...

Tidwells to be honored by Delaware Tech

David. D. Tidwell and Daniel D. Tidwell have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus. The award is presented annually to alumni in recognition of...

Tidewater Utilities assists in pilot of nonprofit model for small wastewater systems

Representatives of government agencies, Clean Water Solutions and Tidewater Utilities announced federal funding to support small, aging rural community wastewater systems in Delaware.   The announcement was made in a press conference held at the Country...

WBOC-TV’s Thomas Draper dies at 76

Delaware television station operator and broadcast pioneer Thomas  Draper has died of injuries suffered in a truck-bicycle accident.  He was 76. Draper’s television station WBOC, Salisbury, MD,  announced his passing, which came after he was...
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(DeTv Video) WhyFly has big plans for wireless broadband system

WhyFly has big plans for Delaware and beyond. According to a DeTv interview with co-founder and CEO Mark Thompson,  the Wilmington company’s system now covers 90 percent of the city of Wilmington, with the customer...

Personnel file: Sept. 5, 2017

  Trinity Logistics announces  top personnel  transitions Trinity Logistics, Seaford recently transitioned into a Team Member Owned Company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, announced additional succession changes in key leadership roles. Billy Banning has moved from...

Perdue wins 25 safety awards

The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council  recognized Perdue with more awards than any other poultry company for implementing innovative and effective workplace safety health processes and systems. Twenty-five Perdue facilities in 11 states, including...