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House Dems pass measure that ends the youth, training minimum wage

House Democrats voted Thursday to end the sub-minimum wage for training and for  younger workers. Sponsored by Rep. Kim Williams, House Bill 88 would repeal the youth and training wage, which allows employers to pay...
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Nemours Childrens Health announces rebranding and outcomes-based care model

Founder's name will remain at the Wilmington-area site. Nemours Children’s Health System announced a rebranding. The new name and mark were shared with Nemours associates during a virtual Founder’s Day event commemorating Alfred I. duPont’s philanthropic...
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Delaware no longer at bottom in Payroll Protection Act loan volume

Delaware is no longer ranked at the bottom when it comes to the volume of Payroll Protection Program loans. In earlier rounds of the program, the First State had ranked at the bottom, despite its...
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CDC says vaccinated people will no longer need masks for most activities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised that fully vaccinated Americans can resume activities without wearing a mask or staying six feet apart from others, except where required by federal, state, and local...
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Goldey Beacom cuts graduate program tuition by half

Following a tuition reset announcement last fall that cut undergraduate tuition in half, Goldey-Beacom College announced the same 50 percent tuition reduction for graduate programs beginning fall 2021. Since 2014, Goldey-Beacom College has discounted undergraduate tuition...
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Rehoboth loosens mask requirements

The City of Rehoboth Beach Board of Commissioners voted to loosen outdoor mask-wearing requirements. The commissioners rescinded the city’s requirement to wear masks in all public areas at all times. Instead, they made masks mandatory...
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Colonial restarts pipeline after cyber shutdown

Colonial Pipeline restarted  pipeline operations  at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. According to a statement from the company "it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets...
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Is the $300 weekly benefit a big factor in job-seekers not looking for...

At his coronavirus briefing on Tuesday, Gov. John Carney acknowledged that job opportunities have increased and urged residents to look for work.Carney stopped short of saying the state will end supplemental unemployment...
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Kent County lags in percent of population getting vaccinations

Gov. John Carney said the state has work to do in dealing with vaccine hesitancy in Kent County. Carney pointed out the disparity at the weekly Covid-19 briefing. Carney said the state's star in terms of...
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Updated: Vaccinations on menu at tonight’s Main Street Alfresco in Newark

Pizza gift certificates to the first 50 getting shots   Newark is offering a dine and vaccination event on Wednesday that will offer a pizza gift certificate.    In partnership with the State of Delaware and Curative, the...