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    Delaware ranked 3rd as good spot for families

    Lower taxes and higher incomes helped Delaware land near the top of a list of good states for families. The ranking was released by GOBankingRates, Los Angeles. Factors included the following: Jobs and income: median household income and state unemployment rate Housing: median home listing price and effective state property tax Lifestyle: state sales tax, […]

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    Ticket sales under way for Punkin Chunkin

    After a two-year absence, tickets are now for Punkin Chunkin. The autumn event will be held Nov. 4-6 at  Wheatley Farms, near Bridgeville. The event that launches pumpkins from cannons is back in Sussex County after an unsuccessful effort to move the event to the Dover Downs area in Kent County. The delay was blamed […]

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    Cinemark to bring recliners to theater near Christiana Mall as part of upgrade

      Cinemark Holdings, Inc. plans to  install electric recliners as part of an upgrade of the  Christiana 12 & XD theater at Christiana Mall, southeast of Newark. The theater, already the newest in northern Delaware, opened less than two years ago. It is located next to the popular mall and the  Cabela’s outdoor goods store. […]

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    Chesapeake unit gets federal OK for natural gas service to Dover power plant

    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has received the green light from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for its  Eastern Shore Natural Gas interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary, to fuel   Calpine Energy Services’ Garrison Energy Center in Dover. ESNG will transport 45,000 Deka therms per day ESNG will transport 45,000 \dekatherms per day of natural gas to service […]

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    Allen Harim cuts ribbon on $30 million upgrade of Harbeson poultry plant

    Allen Harim Monday  held a ceremony marking the renovation of its Harbeson chicken processing site. The company has invested $30 million so far on the renovation project, and expects to invest another $10 million  the end of  2017. Hong-Kuk Kim, Chairman of Harim Group (Allen Harim’s parent company) traveled from South Korea for the ceremony. […]

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    Analysis: Delaware Park not on block after sale of Ocean Downs

    The sale of Delmarva’s  Ocean Downs racino by the Rickman family may revive long-running rumors that their other holding is for the sale. The other Rickman property, Delaware Park,  denied that the state’s only casino and thoroughbred track is for sale. The companies that own the legendary  Churchill Downs and Saratoga racinos agreed to the purchase […]

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