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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Thanksgiving drive will be a little cheaper this year.

Drivers throughout the area have an additional reason to be thankful next week, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Drivers will  find gas prices have dropped 20 cents or more from a month ago. The continued drop...

Multimillion dollar sound stage coming to Wilmington

https://vimeo.com/301209560 (Video courtesy of Out & and About) Scott Humphrey, president of Light Action Productions based in New Castle, announced plans to build a new multi-million dollar sound stage on Wilmington’s 7th Street Peninsula. The former industrial area...

Delaware jobless rate drops slightly to 3.9 percent

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October 2018 was 3.9 percent down slightly from 4 percent a month earlier, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. The department also reported surprise job gains in accommodations (hotels), food service...

Ballard Spahr law firm plays role in successful effort to restore press access to...

Ballard Spahr, which operates an office in Wilmington,  was part of a successful effort to restore access to the White House for CNN report Jim Acosta. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly in an oral ruling...

Late stage trial for AstraZeneca lung cancer drug combo ends in failure

  AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, today announced final overall survival (OS) results for a late-stage trial using a combination of Imfinzi and tremelimumab, an anti-CTLA4 antibody, did not support further...

UD’s landmark Christiana Towers residence halls to close at end of school years with...

The University of Delaware has decided to close both Christiana Towers residence halls on the Laird Campus at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. The residence halls are a landmark on the U.D....

Business people: Nov. 15, 2018

Christiana Care CEO honored by Limen House  For leading  Christiana Care Health System in a comprehensive approach to preventing addiction and supporting recovery, Janice E. Nevin, M.D. Christiana Care Health System CEO, was recognized with...

Delaware State University to buy 10 planes for aviation program

Delaware State University  and Florida-based  Ameravia, Inc.  to announce the acquisition of 10 new Vulcanair V1.0 FAA certified single-engine aircraft for the DSU aviation department flight training program. Deliveries will begin in  late 2018 and...

State rolls out website featuring Delaware’s Opportunity Zones

A   new interactive website   highlighting Delaware’s Opportunity Zones across the state has gone live. Opportunity Zones are an economic development tool designed to attract private investment and create economic opportunity in economically-distressed communities across Delaware. The zones...

American says adios to nonstop Mexico City flight

American Airlines is taking a page from low-fare rival Frontier Airlines in dropping routes. According to  Flight Global,  the carrier is dropping nonstop service between Philadelphia and Mexico City, citing lower-than-expected passenger traffic on the...