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Monday, November 30, 2020
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AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine studies raise questions

AstraZeneca's  coronavirus vaccine announcement is drawing scrutiny. The New York Times (subscription) and  Wired later took note of questions regarding the AstraZeneca studies conducted in the United Kingdom and Brazil. Investors seemed to reflect the skepticism with AstraZeneca shares...
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Video: AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 90% effective in one trial, with deep freeze storage...

An interim analysis of clinical trials in Brazil and the United Kingdom show a coronavirus vaccine co-developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University is up to 90 percent effective. It's the third such announcement, with both...
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(Video) Chesapeake Utilities completes $1 million ‘Safety Town’ training center

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation completed  the company’s training facility in Dover. The training center, named ‘Safety Town,’ will serve as a resource for training employees company-wide who build, maintain and operate natural gas infrastructure and will...
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Chase credit card unit announces buy now, pay later feature

  The Wilmington-based Chase credit card business  officially announced My Chase Plan, a digital ‘buy now, pay later’ feature available on eligible Chase consumer credit cards. My Chase Plan allows cardmembers the option to pay...
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Businesses not exempt from utility scams, Delmarva Power reports

Delmarva Power marked  Utility Scam Awareness Day on Nov. 18 by pointing out energy-related scams that, if successful, steal funds and personal information. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company generally sees an increase...
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Axalta to vacate Philadelphia headquarters in restructuring move

The former DuPont paint and coatings business is downsizing its operations and closing its Center City Philadelphia headquarters. Axalta announced a restructuring program. “to more closely align its global organization with its two global business...
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PNC to gain nationwide footprint with $11.6 billion deal for BBVA USA Bankshares

PNC will end up with a nationwide footprint with a deal to acquire the U.S. operations of Spanish financial institution Banco Bilbao. The  definitive agreement calls for PNC to acquire BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc., including its...
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Croda gets violation notice after emissions are detected during test of idled ...

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)  issued a Notice of Violation  to Croda, Inc. for air emission and equipment violations associated with the ethylene oxide plant  near the Delaware Memorial...
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Surge in Covid-19 cases continues, with three new deaths reported.

The Wednesday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed a continued surge in coronavirus cases. The higher rates come as neighboring states tightened restrictions on bars and restaurants in response to the surge...
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Covid-19 – Winter is coming

Good afternoon, One of the  lighter  moments in the somber coronavirus press briefing this week  from John Carney came when the governor said he was asked to pass along the accompanying  graphic with the words...