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Paradee resigns from DE Turf board, blasts media coverage

Dover Attorney John Paradee has resigned from the board of DE Turf. The decision comes after a controversy involving legislation sponsored by his brother, state Sen. Trey Paradee. The legislation, which was signed by Gov. John...

Delaware State University enrollment hits 5,000 mark

  With a total enrollment of 5,054 students for the 2019-2020 academic year, Delaware State University has broken all prior enrollment records for the ninth time in ten years, moving above the 5,000-student mark for...

From WHYY and State Impact: Future owner of Philly refinery could be known as...

The future of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex in South Philadelphia, forced into Chapter 11 bankruptcy after June’s explosion and fire, could be decided as soon as January. Last week, Delaware  U.S. Bankruptcy Court...

Delmarva Power ranks at top in business customer satisfaction survey

Delmarva Power ranked high in a J.D. Power business customer satisfaction survey. Delmarva was ranked as the top East Midsize utility, with neighboring Exelon utility BGE, ranked the top East large utility. “Electric utilities around the...

Boxwood developer submits plan for five-story logistics complex

A developer of the former GM Boxwood plant are proposing a high-rise 3.8 million square foot warehouse/distribution center. The five-story logistics center would be located on the northeast corner of Boxwood Road and Centerville Road...

Our transpacific newsletter

Hello everyone, Our Australia trip is coming to an end and with the final flights  come  additional challenges in posting this newsletter. Qantas does not yet have Wi Fi access on its transpacific routes and it...

Conversations with Women Making a Difference in Delaware reports successful year

Blue Blaze Associates and NEWS4Women announced a successful inaugural year of “Conversations with Women Making a Difference in Delaware” and the upcoming dates for these events in 2020. This community engagement series features panels...

Purzycki said Wilmington did the right thing in paying off troubled housing partnership’s loan

Mayor Mike Purzycki said an audit performance review of the Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP) has cleared the way for work to resume on the affordable housing project in the city’s northeast section. The Walt’s Way...

Jobless rate in Delaware increases to 3.7 percent

Signs of  tougher times ahead for job seekers have appeared as Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October  rose to 3.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in September. The number of unemployed 17,900 unemployed Delawareans...

An early look at the new Acela

Amtrak offered a sneak peek on the New Amtrak Acela trainsets that are slated to go into service on the Northeast Corridor in 2021. The Biden Wilmington Train Station is one of the Acela...

European regulators approve AstraZeneca diabetes medicine

AstraZeneca  announced that the European Commission (EC) approved Qtrilmet(metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin, and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets to improve glycaemic control in some adults with type-2 diabetes. Across the trials, the combination of Forxiga, Onglyza, and metformin fared...