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Nearly three-dozen Covid-19 testing sites announced

The State of Delaware is continuing an aggressive Covid-19 testing program with more than three dozen pop-up, trailer and community sites available in the coming week. “We are working hard to get the vaccine out,...
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Gas price increases slows

Gas prices across the Delaware Valley continued to increase this week, but at a slower pace. The price at the pump in Delaware rose by only a penny during the week. Still, First State motorists...
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Covid dashboard: Death toll rises to 1,036 as hospitalizations post decline

Delaware’s total number of COVID-related deaths  rose from  1,027 to 1,036  as hospitalizations continued to decline, according to Friday night figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health New positive cases remained around 700, down...
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Newark travel agency owner forms trade group

A travel industry group has been  formed in Delaware. Newark travel agency owner Bob Older recently  announced the formation of the First State Travel Professionals Alliance. Older is also the founder of the Delaware Small...
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Delaware jobless rate up slightly to 5.3%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December rose to 5.3 percent, up slightly from 5.1 percent in November of last year. The Delaware Department of Labor reported 25,200 unemployed Delawareans in December 2020 compared to...
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Northern Del. office leasing market does not give up all of its yearly ...

The northern Delaware office market remained quiet during the 2020 pandemic while managing  to hold on to some of gains from early in that year., according to a report from Newmark. The commercial real estate...
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Helping out the Bernie meme guy

Good afternoon everyone, By now, I am sure you have seen the aftermath  of the inauguration photo of a solitary  U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders bundled up with his ski-style jacket and knit gloves. Sanders said no...
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Corteva chairman defends CEO after activist shareholder calls for ouster

The chairman of Corteva, Inc. confirmed discussions with activist shareholder Starboard Value while expressing confidence in CEO James Collins Starboard announced it will launch a battle for control of the board of the company based...
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State aims to vaccinate 11,500 seniors this weekend

Using requests from a new system launched on Wednesday, the Delaware Division of Public Health  on Thursday contacted 11,500 seniors offering appointments for this weekend’s large vaccination events in Delaware City and Georgetown. Invitations were...
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Press release: Del. SBA office offering twice-weekly Zoom sessions on Payroll Protection Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Delaware Office will host twice-per-week Zoom sessions outlining the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and fielding questions from session participants regarding the program, including its application and loan forgiveness processes. The...
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DuPont, Corteva, Chemours agree to $4 billion fund to cover “forever chemicals”...

Companies agree to end the dispute with Chemours over potential liabilities. DuPont, Corteva, Inc., and The Chemours Company entered into a memorandum of understanding that will create a $4 billion fund aimed at managing the...