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Gas falls by 4 cents a gallon in Delaware despite rising crude prices

Gas prices fell by four cents a gallon in Delaware during the past week.  In the new weekly report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), gas demand saw an uptick but is still lower than...
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Senate candidate Witzke’s Ginsberg remarks create social media uproar

Days after winning the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, Lauren Witzke finds herself in a social media firestorm. This came after Witzke posted a meme on Facebook and claiming that the late Supreme Court Justice...
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Weekly report: Rate of positive Covid-19 cases down slightly to 7%

As of Saturday night, Delaware recorded a 7 percent rate of positive cases of coronavirus, down two-tenths of a point from Thursday, according to a daily post from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The...
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University of Delaware stiffens penalties for partying after Covid-19 cases increase

The University of Delaware has announced more serious penalties for  students who violate UD’s code of conduct or the City of Newark’s limitations on the size of gatherings. While the large majority of students are...
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CEO, chairman, Gore-Tex inventor Robert Gore, 83

Robert W. “Bob” Gore, chairman emeritus of the board of directors of W. L. Gore & Associates, Newark, died  on September 17. He was 83. Bob Gore's scientific discoveries spawned Gore-Tex Outerwear and paved the...
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Personnel file: DuPont, Habitat, Diamond State, Belfint, UD, Alfred duPont Hospital, SoDel

Delaware Business Now offers the only free access personnel file page in Delaware. Send your news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com DuPont  announces medal winners DuPont announced it has named 12 scientists as recipients of the Lavoisier Medal...
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Trump calls for Rodney statue to move to Garden of Heroes

President Donald Trump has called for Wilmington's Caesar Rodney statue in Wilmington to be moved to a National Garden of American Heroes. Trump proposed the garden earlier this year. Rodney, a signer of the Declaration...
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Law notes: Duane Morris, Faegre Drinker, Gawthrop, Porzio, Young Conaway Richards Layton Finger, Robinson-Cole

Duane Morris LLP has appointed Christopher M. Winter managing partner of the firm’s Wilmington office. Winter succeeds Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Practice Group partner Michael R. Lastowski, who led the office since 2010....
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Trending: Delaware launches app that alerts users in close contact with positive cases

Delaware launched a  Covid Alert DE  mobile app available in the App Store or Google Play that will help Delaware fight community spread of COVID-19.  The free mobile app – is available to anyone 18...
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Lyons named to Best Places to Work in Insurance list

Business Insurance, announced that Lyons Companies  has been named to its annual “Best Places to Work in Insurance” list.   It  marks the second consecutive year that Lyons Companies, Wilmington,  has been recognized in this program,...
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Delaware pays out more than $890 million in jobless benefits

The Delaware Department of Labor has paid out more than $890 million in jobless claims since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. That's the equivalent of  $900 for every resident of the state. A combination of...
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Delaware fire crew makes a difference out west

Good afternoon, I'm departing a bit from the usual  topics, to offer a  word of thanks from this Arizona native to  Delaware’s DNREC wildfire crew. Forest fires are rare, but at times when winds are high...