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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Daily Covid cases at all-time record as hospitalizations hit 400 mark

In its weekly Covid-19 summary, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported a record number of daily cases as well as a growing number of new infections, hospitalizations, critical cases,...

Wilmington man faces possible life term after being charged with carjacking Congresswoman’s vehicle

Josiah Brown, 19, of Wilmington has been charged with carjacking a Congresswoman's vehicle and using a firearm during an incident at Franklin D. Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

Delaware jobless rate down slightly to 5.1%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate in November fell to 5.1%, from 5.3% in October.  The gradual drop in the unemployment rate stands in contrast to the more rapid decline...

Federal jury convicts Port Deposit women for using medical practice’s credit card for personal...

On Wednesday, a federal jury in Wilmington convicted a Port Deposit, MD woman of wire fraud for obtaining more than a quarter of a million dollars from her employer, a Delaware medical...

Noramco prepares for production of ingredient used in ADHD drug

Wilmington-based Noramco, LLC  has submitted a Type II Drug Master File  to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the active ingredient lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Lisdex/LDX). Noramco is now advancing into commercial scale production in...

Public asked to review 2050 Comprehensive Plan

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced  that the draft New Castle County Comprehensive Plan is available for review and comment. The plan can be downloaded here. Over the past 18 months, New Castle County staff...

New Castle County seeks $32 million wastewater loan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced  that New Castle County is among 39 municipal organizations nationwide invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. The county is seeking $32 million to...

Minimum wage increasing to $10.50 an hour on Jan. 1

Delaware starts down the path toward a $15 an hour minimum wage, with the current $9.25 an hour rate moving up to $10.50 on Jan. 1. The base wage will increase each year until it...

AstraZeneca Covid antibody cocktail gets emergency use OK for immunocompromised

AstraZeneca's long-acting Evusheld antibody 'cocktail' gained emergency use authorization  for the prevention of Covid-19 among those with compromised immune systems. First does are expected  soon, according to the company. The emergency use OK could help millions of people...

Siegfried Youth Leadership holds hybrid student event

Siegfried Youth Leadership Program,  a collaborative effort between The Siegfried Group, LLP, the University of Delaware's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, and Junior Achievement of Delaware recently brought a unique hybrid live-stream assembly to four Delaware...
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