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Saturday, September 19, 2020
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Deaths related to Covid-19 unchanged as rate of positive tests stays above...

The number of deaths from complications of coronavirus stayed at 619 in the Thursday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The rate of positive cases stood at 7.1 percent, well above the 4.5...
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Jake’s to close its doors; Grotto spiffs up Sports Den; Yuengling’s alliance; More on...

Restaurant closings and reopenings are commonplace this time of year at the beach, but the decision to close Jake's Seafood on Coastal Highway still came as a bit of a surprise. Owners Billy and Lois...
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UD reports 34 daily cases of Covid-19, and a low rate of positive...

The number of University of Delaware students who have tested positive for Covid-19 rose today to 34 at the university ramps up testing of students without symptoms. During the past week, more than 90 students...
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Jennings takes on big oil

Good afternoon, Not that long ago it would have been unthinkable for Delaware to file a lawsuit against big oil.  After all, a  number of the corporations named in the recently filed suit are incorporated in...
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Division of Small Business reports telephone scam targeting Relief Grant applicants

The Delaware  Division of Small Business has learned of multiple business owners receiving phone calls relating to applications for  DE Relief Grants. The   Division of Small Business will not make initial contact on a...
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Delaware stays on the Tri-State quarantine list

Delaware is an island of red as its higher rate of Covid-19 cases keeps  it in the quarantine zone. Neighboring East Coast states have moved into the green zone. The states of Connecticut, New Jersey...
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University of Delaware, Delaware State University earn high national ratings

The University of Delaware and Delaware State University ranked high in recent national reports. In the annual rankings of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. News & World Report has advanced Delaware State University to...
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Giving back: State, county nonprofit fund for nonprofits; Highmark’s $125,000 donation

Delaware Gov. John Carney and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced a $25 million fund for nonprofits that provide services to families affected by tbe  coronavirus pandemic. Carney and Meyer were joined by leaders of Delaware...
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Air quality remains good despite high-altitude haze from California fires

Delaware air quality remains good despite haze generated by California wildfires. The AirNow index from the Environmental Protection Agency showed the state in the green territory. WPVI-TV reported the region is seeing an upper-level haze as particles...
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Great Dames finds a path forward in the  age of Zoom

Good afternoon, Great Dames and founder Sharon Kelly Hake faced a crisis in March. The empowerment, mentoring  and networking community thrived on in-person events  Panel discussions and Q&A sessions featured frank discussions of women overcoming barriers to...