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Accident linked to racing claims life of motorcyclist

An accident tied to street racing at the Christiana Fashion Center took the life of a motorcycle driver on Wednesday night. The initial investigation has determined a Suzuki GSXR 750 operated by a 16-year-old male...
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Coons reports mail-sorting machinery was re-installed at Hares Corner site

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) praised the reported reinstallation of mail-sorting machinery  at the New Castle (Hares Corner)  USPS Mail Processing and Distribution Center. "While I'm glad to hear that changes are being made at...
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National Institute of Health awards DSU a $1.46 million grant to increase odds of...

The National Institutes of Health awarded Delaware State University a four-year $1.46 million grant that will fund an innovative program to increase the persistence success of new freshmen enrolled in the biomedical-related degree programs. The...
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Report: Brewers and allied businesses could see loss of 651,000 jobs due to...

Industry groups say  looming  tax hikes could lead to brewers, brewpubs closing their doors Today, the Beer Institute, the Brewers Association, the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the American Beverage Licensees released a report from...
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Viewpoint: Jennings’ climate lawsuit a political stunt

  By David T. Stevenson (Stevenson is director of the Caesar Rodney Institute Center for Energy & Environment. He served on the Environmental Protection Agency transition team for the Trump Administration) Delaware’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit...
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Novartis pays nearly $94,500 to settle Medicaid drug kickback case

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced  that Delaware joined the United States, 27 other states, and the District of Columbia to settle allegations against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Delaware’s settlement amount of $94,450.99 will go to the...
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Hospitals see uptick in seriously ill coronavirus cases

The number of patients in Delaware hospitalized with coronavirus dropped on  Thursday from 61 to 57, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported. The number is well off the peak of  330 reported in the...
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UD’s Horn entrepreneurship program announces 17&43 award winners

University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and Horn Entrepreneurship announced the recipients of the 2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards. The awards recognize UD students and alumni who have founded or led...
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University of Delaware President announces cost cuts as budget gap swells to $250...

Citing a  potential quarter of a billion loss due to coronavirus, the University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis announced cost-cuts  and tapping into UD's billion-dollar-plus endowment. Some cost-cutting has already occurred. This includes drawing $100...
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Joint effort landed vinyl fence plant, warehouse in Dover area

Kent Couty Economic Partnership reports that a 173,000 square-foot former PPG paint manufacturing plant in Dover is seeing new life and new jobs thanks to a joint effort of the group,  the state of Delaware...
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Airline notes: Philly gets OK for overseas flights; Southwest, United eye leisure destinations for...

Transatlantic flights are now allowed to resume at Philadelphia International Airport following five months of restrictions on processing inbound passengers from Europe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced  that travelers from restricted...
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Army Corps awards contract $11.1 million Bethany area beach project

he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management...