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(Photos) Tech Forum springs into networking

Technology Forum of   Delaware held its Spring into Networking get-together at the Stitch House Brewery. The brewpub opened recently on North Market Street in downtown Wilmington. Tech Forum offers monthly networking and educational events in...

Delaware ends up in the lower half of states in annual economic performance report

Delaware ended up in the bottom half in an annual report from the  American Legislative Exchange Council.  In the   Rich States, Poor States,   report, Utah again earned the top spot for states with the...

Carney signs bill that increases penalties for illegal gun sales

Gov. John Carney signed legislation on Wednesday that strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms. The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Harris McDowell and Rep.  Larry Mitchell, raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm...

Highmark, AstraZeneca sign outcomes-based deal for COPD drug Symbicort

Highmark Inc. entered into  a contract with  AstraZeneca  for its well-known drug Symbicort. Symbicort helps decrease inflammation and open up the airways in patients’ lungs in the treatment of asthma and  COPD. This contract marks one of the...

PBF to invest in ethanol loading site in Delaware City

PBF Logistics    LP will invest in ethanol  loading infrastructure at the Delaware City refinery marine terminal.  An ethanol project at the refinery has been the target of a legal battle  by environmental groups.  The logistics limited...

Colliers office leasing report shows flat first quarter

The first quarter office leasing report from Colliers showed the vacancy rate remaining flat in early 2018. Asking rents were up slightly, according to the company, which has an office in Wilmington. The report indicated that...

U.S. Customs faces difficult task of inspecting fruit for hitchhiking inspect pests

U.S. Customs and Border Protection face a formidable job in inspecting fresh fruit arriving in the region, the agency noted in a rare press release that did not focus on an individual enforcement action. The...

Morning all, The end of Bon-Ton may be playing out in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington. It appears that   liquidation companies are the top  bidders  for stores that were a shopping mainstay in many  Pennsylvania cities. The move...

Witnesses  offer testimony on defendants’ character in Wilm. Trust trial

By Zoe Read Defense attorneys representing four former Wilmington Trust executives accused of bank fraud called on religious leaders and accounting experts to attest to their clients’ good character during the sixth week of their...

Passenger dies after engine fragment hits Southwest jet

Southwest Airlines Co.  confirmed the death of a passenger after an engine had problems in flight and sent fragments into the fuselage. Southwest flight 1380  made an emergency landing at Philadephia International Airport after  problems with the...

Wells Fargo Foundation presents $15,000 check for YMCA summer program

The Wells Fargo Foundation presented a check of $15,000 to support the YMCA of Delaware’s Take on Summer program. Established in 2015, the Take on Summer program offers teens who live in the state of Delaware,...

Business, consumers urged to throw out chopped romaine lettuce if origin is not known

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising residents and food-related businesses of a multistate outbreak of E.coli infections linked to chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, AZ  region. To date, there have been no confirmed...