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Saturday, January 16, 2021
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Bouchard plans to retire as chancellor

Delaware Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard informed Gov. John C. Carney and his judicial colleagues that he plans to retire effective April 30, 2021. Bouchard said it was time to step back, enjoy more time with...
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Mountaire announces end of Teamsters representation at Selbyville plant

Mountaire announced that  employees in the company’s Selbyville plant who are part of Teamsters Local 355 sent a letter to Mountaire Farms announcing an end to union affiliation. Signed by a majority of the employees...
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Covid-19 dashboard: Delaware cases top 51,000 with 871 deaths reported

More than  five percent of Delaware residents have tested positive for coronavirus since the pandemic's onset. Figures, as of Sunday night,  from the Delaware Division of Public Health, showed more than 51,000 cases in a...
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Incyte announces disappointing results in using Jakafi to treat Covid-19’s cytokine storm

incyte announced disappointing results in a trial to determine whether its blockbuster drug Jakafi can treat a serious coronavirus complication. Incyte is headquartered near Wilmington. The RUXCOVID study determined that patients 12 years and older suffering...
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AstraZeneca to acquire rare disease specialist in $39 billion deal

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. agreed to be acquired by AstraZeneca in a cash and stock deal valued at  $39 billion. AstraZeneca, based in the United Kingdom,  has its U.S. headquarters near Wilmington. Alexion is based in...
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State records 25 deaths from Covid-19 complications in weekly report

The Delaware Division of Public Health's weekly coronavirus report listed more than two dozen deaths as well as a record number of hospitalizations. The report covers a one-week period that ended at 6 p.m. on...
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Travel notes: American announces Covid-19 tests for domestic; flights; Southwest heading to...

American Airlines expanded its preflight testing coronavirus testing program for domestic travel from its hub at Philadelphia International Airport. American will provide access to LetsGetChecked for all domestic flights to states and territories with Covid-19...
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CARES Act jobless benefits go away on day after Christmas unless we see action...

State Labor Department outlines training, education, job search options.   Delaware recipients of jobless programs created under the federal CARES Act will go away the day after Christmas, the Delaware Department of Labor reported.   Beneficiaries will see...
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DuPont’s biosciences business and a Reverse Morris Trust (whatever that is)

Good afternoon, IFF and DuPont now have the green light to combine DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences business with the company formerly known as International Food and Fragrances. The final hurdle to the deal came this week...
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Trending: The 200 largest Delaware Payroll Protection Program recipients

The Investigative Reporting Workshop’s  Accountability Project has compiled data on all Payroll Protection Program allocations for Delaware and all other states. The Investigative Reporting Workshop and other news organizations were able to obtain records on all...