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GT USA’s Port of Wilmington adding electric gantry cranes at part of $100...

GT USA, working with Konecranes, has taken delivery of five new rubber-tired gantry cranes at the Port of Wilmington. The cranes from the Finnish company will strengthen the port's operational efficiency and increase overall productivity, a release...
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Check out the Biden-Harris appearance at A.I. duPont High School...

Former Vice President Joe Biden and his vice-presidential running mate, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris will make their first joint appearance. The appearance is now slated for around 4:30 p.m.  You can view the event through...
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Carney declares State of Emergency as a way to coordinate disaster response after storms...

Gov.  John Carney on Tuesday issued a State of Emergency to coordinate response and recovery efforts following the high winds, heavy rainfall, tornadoes, and flooding due to Tropical Storm Isaias. The State of Emergency...
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Gore partners with San Diego company on cell delivery system with potential to treat...

ViaCyte, Inc. and Newark-based W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. announced the two companies have signed an agreement covering the next phase of their  collaboration focused on the development of ViaCyte’s Encaptra  Cell Delivery...
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Mars’ chain of Blue Pearl veterinary hospitals opens location in Stanton-Christiana

A national chain of animal hospitals operated by candy and pet food giant Mars now has a location in the Christiana-Stanton area. Blue Pearl recently opened the 20,000-square foot location at a former retail store...
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14-day percentage of positive Covid-19 cases remains at 3.8%

 On a rolling 14-day average posted by the Delaware Division of Public Health,  the rate of positive cases dropped to 3.8  percent, as of 6 p.m. on  Tuesday  night.  The number of people testing positive...
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Weather Service confirms tornado, straight winds responsible for damage in ‘Chateau Country’

Third tornado reported in Milford area The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, NJ confirmed a third tornado in a week in Delaware. The latest confirmed twister came out of Tropical Storm Isaias on Tuesday and...
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Down & Dirty Cleaning Service owner indicted on charges of taking money...

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Fraud & Consumer Protection Division announced Monday that a grand jury indicted Susan Losey on multiple counts of theft totaling $22,000. Losey is accused of using her cleaning business, Down...
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Biden picks Harris as vice presidential running-mate

As the media converged on Wilmington early this week, Joe Biden announced that California U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running-mate. The selection was disclosed on social media and in a press announcement.  The New...
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Governor says state can’t afford $100 a week payment in Trumps $400 a...

Delaware Gov. John Carney said the state cannot afford to kick funds into  President Trump's order that adds $400 a week in unemployment benefits.  Trump's executive order would give jobless workers $400 a week, with...
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Town and gown in the age of Covid

Good afternoon, Even though the Newark City Council holds its meetings through the ancient  but less hackable GoToMeeting platform, you could still feel the tension in the air Monday night over the return of students...
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UD mandates tests, self quarantines before students return to campus

The University of Delaware has ordered measures for incoming students that include a Covid-19  test,  self-quarantining until that time and filling out a daily health questionnaire once on campus. In a letter to students and...