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Daily coronavirus cases hover around 400 as hospital visits show uptick

(Post may load slowly, due to graphics) The Monday coronavirus  report from the Delaware Division of Public Health showed new cases hovering around the 400 mark. Cases have been on the rise since the end...
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Saia opens trucking freight terminal in New Castle area

Georgia-based Saia Inc. opened its newest freight  terminal last month on Lambson Lane, New Castle. The coast-to-coast non-union  carrier’s expansion into the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic began in 2017 and has been part of a multi-year...
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House hearing on minimum wage bill coming on Wednesday

  A bill seeking to raise Delaware's minimum wage to $15 an hour is slated to be heard in committee on Wednesday.   The House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce Committee will consider Senate Bill 15  at 3...
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Personnel file: New Food Bank CEO and news from SoDel; Bassett Dawson, Whisman...

Kanefsky named new CEO of Food Bank Cathy Kanefsky has been named the  next President and CEO of the Food Bank of Delaware. Kanefsky  brings to the role nearly 30 years of experience in the nonprofit...
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Covid update: No new deaths and 391 new cases

(Post may load slowly, due to graphics) The Sunday  report from the Delaware Division of Public Health reported 391  new coronavirus cases. New Covid-19 cases have risen from the 200 figure earlier in the spring. The...
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Biden travels to Delaware for weekend visit that includes round of golf, grandson’s confirmation

https://youtu.be/PhW2AFuJdxk President Joe Biden  flew to northern Delaware Friday night and departed Sunday night. The weekend visit included a round of golf and the confirmation of his grandson. The  president, wearing a cap from the Beau...
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Delaware Jobless rate rises to 6.5 percent

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March stayed above the national average at 6.5 percent. Delaware's March jobless figure was up from 6.3 percent in February. The Delaware Department of Labor reported 31,600 unemployed Delawareans...
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Trader Joe’s to open Christiana store at end of the month

Trader Joe's will open its second Delaware store on April 30 at the Christiana Fashion Center southeast of Newark. The new store will have  more than 14,000 square feet at a portion of the site...
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Delaware House to hold ‘hybrid’ session late this month

Citing vaccinations as the main reason, the Delaware  House of Representatives' leader will convene its session in Legislative Hall this month for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf...
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Covid update: Daily cases above 400; four new deaths reported

According to the Thursday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health, new cases of coronavirus rose past 400, double figures from a month ago. The numbers 4 new deaths - two from Sussex County...