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Ally completes buyout of Fair Square credit card company for $750 million

Ally Financial Inc.  closed on  its acquisition of Fair Square Financial, a digital-first credit card company based in downtown Wilmington. Ally had earlier disclosed the pending deal valued valued at $750 million "The addition of Fair...

Corteva dives into farm gaming

Good afternoon, It turns out that there is more to down on agricultural gaming than Farmville. Over the weekend, the Farming Simulator World Championship was held. It was a big deal in the esports world with...

Weekly Covid report shows spike in hospitalizations and new cases

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported a sharp increase in hospitalizations and new Covid-19 cases in its weekly report. East Coast states are reporting an upturn in Covid-19 that continued after the Thanksgiving holiday. The...

US Wind makes $100,000 contribution to Del. Inland Bays Center

Baltimore-based US Wind, Inc. has pledged $100,000 to Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, a National Estuary Program. The pledge will serve as a capstone contribution to the capital campaign behind their master plan for...

Gas prices drop slightly amid Covid concerns

Gas prices dropped by a penny in Delaware this week amid news of the new Omicron Covid-19  variant and overseas travel restrictions announced by the Biden administration and other nations, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Crude...

Cecil.tv now Cecil Public Media

Cecil.TV is now part of  Cecil Public Media. According to a release Cecil Public Media is an "independent non-profit news organization providing trusted, non­partisan, accurate, insightful and reliable reporting about Cecil County." Cecil.TV is carried on the...

Down Syndrome Assn. opens DSA Cafe

The  Down Syndrome Association of Delaware has opened its new office and DSA Cafe at 1240 Capitol Trail,  east of Newark. The DSA Cafe will provide employment and training for individuals with Down Syndrome. A...

Clock may be ticking for Dassault’s New Castle aircraft site, WDEL reports

The future of the Dassault site at Wilmington-New Castle Airport is in doubt, WDEL reported Friday. The news radio station reported that officials of the French aerospace company are poised to file a WARN layoff/plant...

Historic New Castle Sheriff’s House getting $5.4 million rehab project

The National Park Service awarded a $5.4 million construction contract to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park, New Castle. The Sheriff’s House is part of the  New Castle National Historic Landmark Historic...

UD football and the business of winning now

Good afternoon, This week, we heard a lot of opinions aired in local sports and business circles on the firing of University of Delaware football coach Danny Rocco. Rocco navigated the team through the Covid-19 pandemic...

Covid update: 3 deaths as hospitalizations, new cases rise

The Delaware Division of Public Health's Covid-19 summary for Thursday reported three new deaths and 645 new cases as signs of a post-Thanksgiving uptick appeared.   An increase in new cases was not unexpected due to...

BMW Championship offering holiday packages for August golf event

Tickets and  holiday packages for the 2022 BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club have been made available. Fans can now visit  bmwchampionship.com to get  tickets to the 2022 BMW Championship, a part of the PGA’s...