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Middle market companies remain upbeat in M&T Bank survey

M&T Bank’s Delaware President Nick Lambrow  says middle market businesspeople remain optimistic about the economy. The  Commercial Economic Outlook Survey, was the first since the federal tax reform was signed into law. Among the key findings: 70...

Former UD director found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Meredith Sullivan Chapman,  a pioneer in the use of digital and social media at the University of Delaware and the state media community has died in an apparent murder-suicide. The other victim was from Delaware. Chapman was...

WSFS’ earnings surge in first quarter

WSFS Financial Corporation, Wilmington,  reported net income of $37.4 million, compared to net income of $18.9 million,  for the first quarter of  2017 and a  net loss of $9.8 million for the final quarter of 2017. The earnings...
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Video: How IBM Is Quietly Pushing Out Aging Workers

From ProPublica Last month, we reported that over the past five years, IBM has targeted its older U.S. employees for layoffs. The numbers are staggering: Since 2013, we estimated IBM eliminated more than 20,000 American...

Happy Tuesday, The upbeat narrative for downtown Wilmington is gaining traction. Delaware Today joined the growing chorus of optimism with a cover story carrying the headline “Wilmington is Back.” The cover piece drew the attention of Fox...

Delaware at or near the top in minority business ranking

Delaware ranks at or near the top in minority businesses. According to the: Business Owner Diversity  report from Paychex Worx: Delaware ranks  No. 1 for the most minority female-owned businesses The top 5 cities in Delaware with the...
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Ben duPont talks about decision to buy country club  (WHYY with video)

By Shirley Min Family heir Ben duPont and a former DuPont Company executive recently announced they’re not only buying the DuPont Country Club, but also investing millions to spruce it up. https://youtu.be/cXkh3WHjcx0 Longtime members duPont and Don...

Southwest reports minor delays as jet engine inspections continue

Southwest Airlines reported it is making progress in inspecting jet engines in its Boeing 737 700 and 800 fleet.  The inspections came after the failure of a jet engine that lost its cover and damaged...

25 Census Tracts in Delaware designated as Opportunity Zones

Gov. John Carney announced that communities and economically-distressed properties across Delaware could see additional private sector investment after 25 census tracts were designated as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Earlier this...

Christiana Care announces potential gene-editing breakthrough

Scientists at  Christiana Care  Health System’s Gene Editing Institute have developed a potential breakthrough with a  CRISPR gene-editing tool. The technology could quickly and precisely engineer multiple changes to the genetic code, according to a...

Delaware Tech employee giving campaign raises $109,17

Each year, the employees of Delaware Technical Community College participate in a two-week employee giving campaign. Employees have participated at rates exceeding 90 percent and have raised close to $100,000 annually.  The 2018 campaign raised...

Dogfish rolling out Mixed Media beer-wine combo

Dogfish Head has announced  the late April debut of Mixed Media, its newest beer-wine creation.   Brewed with a  Belgian yeast strain, Mixed Media is a  vino-esque ale with a spicy white wine body, and notes of...