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President signs bill that adds flexibility for companies getting Payroll Protection Act loans

President Donald Trump has signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act into law.  As its name indicates, the law allows businesses more flexibility in using funds from  Paycheck Protection Program. The program allows partial or...
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Christiana Mall store roster grows on first reopening weekend as Apple, Penneys stores remain...

A growing number of stores at Christiana Mall are now open after a delay in the planned June 1 opening.  The mall did open at mid-week after pubic safety reasons were cited in a decision...
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Glasgow Siemens site manufacturing coronavirus antibody tests

Siemens Healthineers announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for its laboratory-based total antibody test to detect the presence of coronavirus antibodies. Siemens Healthineers Glasgow, DE  operation is one...
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Nursing home death toll from coronavirus rises to 247

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported 247 residents of long-term care facilities in Delaware have died from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19) it was reported last week that 228 residents of Delaware long-term care residents...
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Labor secretary, governor see hopeful signs in employment data

Delaware Secretary of Labor Cerron Cade sees hopeful signs in Delaware's unemployment picture. Cade spoke at Gov. John Carney's  press briefing on Friday. Cade reported that the state paid out $45 million in jobless benefits...
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AZ gets European OK for pancreatic cancer drug

AstraZeneca and Merck announced that Lynparza  has been recommended for marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for the 1st-line maintenance treatment of patients with a type of advanced pancreatic cancer. The Committee for Medicinal...
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Frontier adding service from Philadelphia despite pandemic worries

Frontier Airlines is adding nonstop flights to Boston, Chicago starting in July and daily nonstop service to Phoenix starting in November. The airline is also increasing with six flights a day to Orlando, three flights...
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Delaware coronavirus dashboard – Deaths increase to 388

The interactive dashboard at the bottom of this page comes courtesy of the Delaware Division of Health. The dashboard also offers interactive features that allow the user to drill down on metrics, such as the...
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No Delaware stores on J.C. Penney closing list

No Delaware stores are  on a list of more than 150 J.C. Penney locations that are slated to close, according to a list from CNN Business.  Penney is now in bankruptcy proceedings and has not...
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Fair Hill international equestrian event now slated for October 2021

The Fair Hill Organizing Committee (FHOC), an affiliate of the Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland  announced the inaugural Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill be moved to October 14-17, 2021. Cited were health and...
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Analysis: Shelton named superintendent of a troubled Christina School District

 Dan Shelton was approved  Thursday at a  Christina School District’s Board of Education meeting as the next superintendent of schools. The appointment will take effect on July 1. Shelton brings more than 22 years of...
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Survey finds elevated levels of ‘forever chemicals’ among residents in vicinity of ...

Testing by the federal  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry have found higher-than-normal levels of PFAS in blood and urine samples among residents living...