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Rehoboth area deli closes while staff awaits Covid-19 test results

Rosenfeld's Jewish Delicatessen near Rehoboth Beach has been temporarily closed. "The staff no longer feels comfortable there until COVID testing of all staff members is completed, and results received. Two staff members may have been...
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About a third of all inmates at Sussex Correctional test positive for coronavirus

About a third of all inmates at Sussex Correctional Institution have tested positive for Covid-19, with only 10 percent showing symptoms. All 973 inmates have been tested for the virus. Also, 17 inmates at Morris Community Corrections...
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Crowded field of Republicans file papers in primary battle for governor

A half a dozen  Republicans want to take on incumbent Gov. John Carney in November. Carney also has an opponent, with a Kent County resident  David Lamar Williams, Jr. making a July filing, with Delaware...
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Newark Council delays action on ban on bar seating and 10-person limit...

The Newark City Council delayed action on a proposal that would eliminate bar service and limit gatherings to 10 people.  The Newark Post reported that Mayor Jerry Clifton wanted to meet with business orders to...
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WSFS begins to open branch lobbies

WSFS is reopening a few bank lobbies in Delaware. While appointments aren’t required at fully opened locations, taking that step could avoid waiting in line due to capacity limits. The bulk of WSFS locations remain...
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No deaths in recent days from Covid-19 as infection rate drops

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reported more than 60  additional cases of coronavirus as of July 11. No additional deaths have been reported in recent days. Delaware appears to be making headway in...
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Public Service Commission warns about electric pitches that use Delmarva caller ID

The Delaware Public Service Commission reports it  has received numerous complaints of third-party electricity suppliers “spoofing” phone numbers in an effort to sign up households for new service contracts. Customers report that the phone calls...
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Nursing home deaths from Covid-19 hold steady

The Delaware Division of Health reported 1,155 positive COVID-19 cases involving long-term care residents, with 333 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities who have died from complications related to COVID-19. The total number of deaths...
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Delaware gas prices rise seven cents during the week

Gas prices have remained unchanged after the 4th of July holiday, with the exception of Delaware, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Delaware's price at the pump remains three cents higher than in South Jersey, which has...
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Our View: Delaware ends up in the quarantine penalty box

Good afternoon, (Photo from National Guard) It was a less than stellar week for Delaware. In rapid succession, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and even Rhode Island ordered First State travelers to quarantine for two weeks. The designations...
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Pennsylvania adds Delaware to quarantine recommendation list

Heading to your place in the Poconos? Pennsylvania would like you to stick around for a couple of weeks. Delaware has been added to states that the Keystone State has put on a traveler quarantine...
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Updated: Search feature offers a look into Payroll Protection loans in Delaware, nationwide

The ProPublica nonprofit journalism site has issued a search feature on Payroll Protection Program loans in Delaware and nationwide. The site added the feature based on previously released spreadsheets from the Small Business Administration. Click here...