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From CNBC: Several public companies who took small business rescue loans say they are not...

  By Thomas Franck, Maggie Fitzgerald, Jesse Pound KEY POINTS CNBC reached out to the 41 biggest publicly traded companies that had received Paycheck Protection Program loans to see if they would be returning the funds. Six...
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Longtime Food Bank of Delaware president abruptly resigns

Patricia Beebe abruptly resigned as president of the Food Bank of Delaware earlier this month. No reason for the resignation has been disclosed. According to media reports, she had headed the organization for two decades. Below...
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Carney says federal guidelines will govern the reopening of the Delaware ...

The focus of what has become a regular Tuesday state press briefing on the coronavirus crisis turned to the reopening Delaware and unemployment benefits. Gov. John Carney said the state has "difficult decisions to make"...
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Poultry companies, state, hospitals and others form COVID-19 testing, education program in southern Delaware

The poultry industry, state agencies, hospitals and other organizations have combined to form an education, prevention and coronavirus testing program in southern Delaware. Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday announced a partnership with the Delaware Division...
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DuPont sees Q1 profit, but adds to credit lines and suspends 2020 earnings...

DuPont will post a profit in the first quarter, but suspended earnings guidance for the remainder of the year, due to the impact of coronavirus. The company reported it has entered into new revolving credit...
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Delaware ranks 15th in severity of coronavirus-related restrictions

Source: WalletHub   (Laptop users can click on the state on the map above  to see its ranking) A report earlier this month from WalletHub shows Delaware ranking 15th in the severity of its restrictions related to...
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Not your normal Friday in the coronavirus world

Good afternoon, In normal times, Friday afternoons can be  quiet in Delaware. A few  leave early for the second home at the beach. Happy hour and a nice dinner from the home barbecue grill or your...
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Amazon plans to hire 800 additional employees in Delaware

Amazon reported it has now hired more than 500 employees in Delaware, with another 800 hirings planned in the coming months. This comes in addition to its original plan to create more than 100,000 new full- and...
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Growers may be forced to kill chickens after processor reports high absentee rate...

Absenteeism at a Delaware poultry processing plant may lead to growers killing chickens that have been in short supply at supermarkets. 47 ABC TV station  in Salisbury, citing a letter from Allen Harim,  said the...
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Federal Reserve announces $2.3 trillion economic rescue program

The Federal Reserve on Thursday will provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy and help local units of government facing massive deficits. The program comes as businesses struggle with vastly diminished...