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Monday, December 10, 2018

Media update: News and talk station WDEL tweaks line-up with Loudell moving to...

WDEL has tweaked its programming line-up Long-time anchor  Allan Loudell moves to the 9 a.m. slot be with a show carrying the name Del-AWARE that will run through the noon hour. The show will focus on...

Jobless  figures draw yawns

Good afternoon, Did you pay attention to the news that Delaware reported a 4  percent unemployment rate? Few did. The jobless rate release from the Delaware Department of Labor around the 20thof the month, typically draws...

No news deserts in Delaware, but…

Good afternoon, Delaware does not have any “news deserts,” although a recent report offers a glimpse into the decline of print in the state.. A  recent national report from the University of North Carolina  noted  a...

Retailing icon Sears files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as Del. stores survive another...

Sears and Kmart owner Sears Holdings  filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today. The company, which is down to a handful of stores in Delaware, made the widely expected filing in the Southern District of...

Tax cut  update

Good afternoon, So far, I have not seen any additional stories on companies sharing the benefits of the tax cuts. Earlier this week Americans for Tax Reform  asked for the stories  after listing several First State companies that...

Opinion: I-95 Wilmington  project not the end of days

Good afternoon, Rumors about major roadwork on I-95 in Wilmington surfaced  earlier the year. I checked with DelDOT and nothing was in the works in the short term,  I was told  It turned out that the delays...

Christiana is Delaware’s billion dollar mall

Drum roll please - Delaware has a billion dollar trophy mall. The Commercial Observer reported   the breathtakingly high value on Tuesday in a story about the refinancing of 1.3 million square foot  Christiana Mall with a...

Judge denies mobile home park’s request for rent hike based on water system upgrade

Click here to read the ruling A Superior Court judge denied a request by a Sussex County mobile home park to hike its rents, due to the costs of an upgraded water system The ruling from...

Gas price spike in Delaware appears to stick

Delaware's recent gas spike  appeared to stick, although some stations dropped their price by a few cents a gallon during the past week.  Here are the weekend prices from Saturday to Monday from Wilmington-based  AAA...

Delaware remains patent king in new report

Delaware remains the patent king. in a report from an investment giant. However, the state has maintained its status as a center for patent activity. Capital Ideas ranked Delaware first in a short list of   Innovative States....