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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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No Delaware stores on J.C. Penney closing list

No Delaware stores are  on a list of more than 150 J.C. Penney locations that are slated to close, according to a list from CNN Business.  Penney is now in bankruptcy proceedings and has not...
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Analysis: Shelton named superintendent of a troubled Christina School District

 Dan Shelton was approved  Thursday at a  Christina School District’s Board of Education meeting as the next superintendent of schools. The appointment will take effect on July 1. Shelton brings more than 22 years of...
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Hotel industry seeks changes to order that limits occupancy to business travelers

The Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association has written a letter to Gov. John Carney seeking changes to Phase 1 reopening restrictions that limit lodging guests to business travelers. The Phase 1 order goes into effect...
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Carney fires back at Kent, Sussex legislators demanding immediate business, rental reopening

Sussex and Kent County legislators have written a letter to Gov. John Carney demanding an immediate reopening of Delaware businesses and leisure activities. The governor fired back, describing the action as political. "We write today with...
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Analysis: Delaware initial jobless claims fall by nearly 1,700

Weekly  initial unemployment claims in Delaware fell by nearly 1,700 from the previous seven-day period. The Thursday report from the U.S. Department of Labor listed 7,754 initial claims for the week ending April 25 for...
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Updated: Coronavirus death toll rises to eight in Cecil County

The Cecil County Health Department  Sunday announced 162 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and eight COVID-19-related deaths in Cecil County, up from seven on Saturday.  More than half of the confirmed cases have recovered from the virus The department...
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Sanders endorses Biden

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders formally endorsed former Vice President and Delaware U.S. Sen. Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination for president.  We must come together to defeat the most dangerous president in modern history. I'm...
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Poultry industry deserves support

Good afternoon, Earlier this month, Delmarva Poultry Industry released its latest figures on chicken production. It showed the number of chickens processed rose slightly in 2019, due to productivity gains. The number of chicken houses has...
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Christina Superintendent stepping down as district continues to face challenges

Christina School District Superintendent Richard Gregg announced today  he is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. He joins a parade of superintendents who have come and gone from the district over the years. Gregg will...
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Sorting through holiday  sales figures

Good afternoon everyone, We’ll hear more in the coming days about  Cyber Monday and Black Friday sales. We do know that online sales increased at double-digit rates this year with Big Box giants Walmart and Target faring...