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USS Delaware christened

https://youtu.be/zyoJfmPBwB0 A ceremony Saturday marked the christening  of the submarine  named for the First State. Ship's sponsor Jill Biden performed  the traditional honor of breaking a bottle of American sparkling wine across the hull of the...

Sharp drop in gas prices reported in Delaware

Drivers are finally seeing a break at the pump, following some un-fall like high prices over the past few weeks The price at the pump in Delaware dropped 11 cents a gallon over the past...

Incyte reports encouraging news on cancer drug licensed to Novartis

Incyte Corp.  announced promising Phase 2 preliminary results of a clinical trial for a drug that aims to treat a  rare type of mutation in lung cancer.   Pharma giant  Novartis sponsored the study. Results...

Cinema complex slated for Milford

Milford is slated to get a cinema complex The News Journal  and other media outlets reported the theater will go into a state-of-the-art cinema complex at former Walmart in the city on the Sussex-Kent County line.  The stories...

Marker, new street commemorate successful effort to desegregate Wilmington diner

The City of Wilmington, State of Delaware, The The Buccini/Pollin Group, and the Wilmington Parking Authority  joined with family and community members to formally recognize and honor the late Wilmington City Council Member and...

State officials issue advisories on raw chicken, deli ham

The Delaware Division of Public Health issued an advisory regarding  raw chicken. The outbreak has hospitalized two people in the state. The division is also advising Delawareans of a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to deli...

From WHYY: State Auditor appoints GOP nominee to post in office

Republican State Auditor candidate James Spadola accepted a position in the State Auditor a few  weeks before the election. Auditor Tom Wagner cited upcoming kidney transplant surgery as the reason for the decision. Wagner, also...

Metro Commercial brokers six new locations for Edge Fitness

Metro Commercial, Philadelphia, brokered six new locations for The Edge Fitness Clubs  in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Michigan. The leasing team from Metro was led by Senior Vice President Brandon Anapol and Vice President Scott Benson. Metro is the...

Delaware jobless rate up, but other stats match up with national figures

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September rose to 4 percent from 3.9 percent in August. That’s three-tenths of one percent higher than the national figure The Delaware Department of Labor reported that  19,300 Delawareans were...

Business people: Oct. 19, 2018

Delaware Business Now welcomes your personnel news. Send items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Dassault Aircraft Services names new GM Dassault Aircraft Services has appointed  Mitch Dishman  as the new General Manager of Dassault Aircraft Services – Wilmington. In his...

No news deserts in Delaware, but…

Good afternoon, Delaware does not have any “news deserts,” although a recent report offers a glimpse into the decline of print in the state.. A  recent national report from the University of North Carolina  noted  a...

DowDuPont to take $4.5 billion impairment charge prior to spin-off of ag business

DowDuPont will take a $4.6  billion in charges charge in preparation for the planned separation of its agriculture business, now known as Corteva Agriscience. The non-cash impairment charges total $4.5 billion for goodwill and $100...