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National Institute of Health awards DSU a $1.46 million grant to increase odds of...

The National Institutes of Health awarded Delaware State University a four-year $1.46 million grant that will fund an innovative program to increase the persistence success of new freshmen enrolled in the biomedical-related degree programs. The...
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Report: Brewers and allied businesses could see loss of 651,000 jobs due to...

Industry groups say  looming  tax hikes could lead to brewers, brewpubs closing their doors Today, the Beer Institute, the Brewers Association, the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the American Beverage Licensees released a report from...
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Second round of Relief Grant applications to open on Oct. 1

Delaware small businesses and nonprofits will be able to apply for the $30 million available from the second round of DE Relief Grants starting at 10  a.m. on Oct. 1. “Delaware small businesses are the...
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Coons reports mail-sorting machinery was re-installed at Hares Corner site

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) praised the reported reinstallation of mail-sorting machinery  at the New Castle (Hares Corner)  USPS Mail Processing and Distribution Center. "While I'm glad to hear that changes are being made at...
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Viewpoint: Jennings’ climate lawsuit a political stunt

  By David T. Stevenson (Stevenson is director of the Caesar Rodney Institute Center for Energy & Environment. He served on the Environmental Protection Agency transition team for the Trump Administration) Delaware’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit...
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Novartis pays nearly $94,500 to settle Medicaid drug kickback case

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced  that Delaware joined the United States, 27 other states, and the District of Columbia to settle allegations against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Delaware’s settlement amount of $94,450.99 will go to the...
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Hospitals see uptick in seriously ill coronavirus cases

The number of patients in Delaware hospitalized with coronavirus dropped on  Thursday from 61 to 57, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported. The number is well off the peak of  330 reported in the...
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UD’s Horn entrepreneurship program announces 17&43 award winners

University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and Horn Entrepreneurship announced the recipients of the 2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards. The awards recognize UD students and alumni who have founded or led...
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Some Lost Wages jobless benefits recipients saw payments reversed due to eligibility glitch

The Delaware Division of Unemployment insurance continues to make payments for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)  program but did admit to an error in determining eligibility that resulted in some individuals having their payments...
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The herculean task of bringing jobs to a former paint plant

Good afternoon, This week, we gained a glimpse into the determined effort to get 130 jobs to the former PPG paint plant site. Utah-based National Vinyl Products and the  Kent County Economic Partnership announced the opening of...
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New secretive data system shaping federal pandemic response

HHS Protect, at the center of health agency clashes, was created after the CDC’s long struggle to modernize This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization based...
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Accident linked to racing claims life of motorcyclist

An accident tied to street racing at the Christiana Fashion Center took the life of a motorcycle driver on Wednesday night. The initial investigation has determined a Suzuki GSXR 750 operated by a 16-year-old male...