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    Markell signs $4.1 billion budget

    Early  Friday morning,  Gov.  Jack Markell signed a $4.1 billion fiscal 2017 budget. It will be the last budget for Markell, whose term ends in January. “By continuing our focus on the areas that have the greatest impact on our future prosperity, like education and job training, research and innovation, we’ll make sure our state […]

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    Selection process under way for downstate medical marijuana centers

    The state  is moving forward with plans to selector owners for  two privately held  medical marijuana “compassion center” operators in Kent and Sussex counties. Emily Knearl, section chief for the office of health and risk communications for the Delaware Division of Public Health, stated that the selection committee met last week, adding that the selection […]

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    Dover makes list of finalists for tanker jet fleet

      The Air Force News Service reported this week that Dover Air Force Base has been named a finalist as the home for   KC-46A Pegasus  tankers. Other bases include Fairchild AFB, Washington; Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota; Travis AFB, California; and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst,  NJ. The tankers are expected to begin to go into […]

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    DEFAC forecasts flat fiscal picture as corporate tax estimate plummets

    The Delaware Economic & Financial Advisory Council is seeing a  flat revenue outlook as legislators head toward the budget deadline at the end of the month. The forecast came in at $3.95 billion in net receipts for fiscal 2016, down more than $20 million from the May estimate and about even with receipts in fiscal 2015. […]

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    (Video) Ground broken for $75 million Mid-Town Wilmington, parking, retail, apartment project

    Ground  was broken for    The Residences at Mid-Town Park. The development is  at 820 N. Orange Street, the former site of the Mid-Town Parking Garage. The parking garage is expected to be completed in winter 2017 with the apartments following in summer 2018. The development includes 200 apartments in two buildings, 12,000 square feet […]

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    Google helps power Harvest Ridge, Rebel Seed marketing

    Before Chuck Nunan planted the first vine at Harvest Ridge Winery, he hired a social media manager. As the owner of a ServPro   emergency clean-up  franchise,  Nunan  had noticed  the shift toward digital marketing and social media. A home winemaker, Nunan  purchased a farm in the Marydel area  about a decade ago and planted his […]

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