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From WHYY: Scary bacteria in Delaware Bay – and climate change is...

Katherine Doktor, an infectious disease doctor at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, usually treats patients for conditions like sexually transmitted diseases, pneumonia, and other fairly common infections. So in 2017 when she and her colleagues...

From the Delaware Public Archives: The curious history of the Woodland Ferry

How the State of Delaware ended up with a ferry in Sussex County. Of late, the service has been shut down due to problems with the ferry.

Citizens for Pro-Business Delaware barred from conference featuring Chancellor Bouchard

Citizens for Pro-Business Delaware is protesting a decision to that barred its representatives from  the  Delaware Bar Association's Bench and Bar conference.  In attendance was Chancellor Andre  Bouchard, who served as a panelist. Bouchard's decision...

European regulators approved AstraZeneca-Merck drug for treatment of a type of advanced ovarian...

AstraZeneca and Merck announced that the European Commission approved Lynparza as a 1st-line maintenance treatment for women with a typof advanceded ovarian cancer. Dave Fredrickson, executive vice president, oncology business unit, said: “This approval sets...

Chemours marks opening of Texas refrigerant plant

  The Chemours Company held a ceremony to mark production at its Opteon facility near Corpus Christi, TX. Chemours is based in Wilmington. The $300 Million production facility will triple Chemours' capacity of Opteon  YF, a hydrofluoro...

Supreme Court declines to take state’s appeal of Chancery ruling on unclaimed ...

The Delaware Supreme Court refused to accept an appeal from the state Department of Finance regarding the state’s unclaimed property practices. The department had sought documents from Univar, Inc., a chemical distributor. Chancery Court had earlier ruled...

Media update: Yes shopper makes debut

The News Journal  rolled out a  Sunday ad stuffer. Yes  (Your Essential Shopper) it marks a departure from the long-running cutbacks at parent company Gannett that led to fewer shoppers and an end to free...

$1 billion in cocaine seized in raid on ship in Philadelphia

Multiple news sources and the U.S. Attorney's Office for Eastern Pennsylvania are reporting that cocaine with a street value of $1 billion has been seized from a ship in the city. https://twitter.com/USAO_EDPA/status/1141046851132645376 Details were scarce although...

Drip Cafe opens third location at 1201 N. Market office high rise

Drip Café has opened its third location at 1201 N. Market St. in downtown Wilmington. The café, which specializes in breakfast, lunch, and coffee first opened  in 2013 at a  location at Hockessin’s Lantana Square shopping...

Allied Universal honored by Guard and Reserve employer support group

Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America, was recently presented with the  Pro Patria Award given by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in New York. Allied Universal has 1,100...

Georgetown man indicted for allegedly engineering hoaxes that led to SWAT team...

A federal grand jury charged Rodney Phipps, 29, of Georgetown, with harassing individuals across the country by telephone via "swatting"   hoax emergency calls in order to elicit an armed police response. According to allegations...

Law notes: Bankruptcy Court, Young Conaway, Dorsey, Morris James and  Richards, Layton &  Finger

Two judges for Delaware U.S. Bankruptcy Court  sworn in On June 17, Karen B. Owens was sworn in as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware. The oath was administered in a private...