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Signs point to Covid vaccinations putting a dent in new cases, hospital stays

Signs continue to point to Covid-19 vaccines putting a dent in new cases and hospital stays.  Hospitalizations have dropped below 90, with the number of critically ill patients dropping to five after being in...
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Pete duPont’s legacy should not be forgotten

Hello everyone, The passing of former Gov. Pete duPont at age 86  was followed by condolences from the state's two U.S. senators and the governor. We also received a reminder of how quickly memories fade. Well into...
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Covid-19 cases continue to decline as vaccination figure nears 50%

The number of daily Covid-19 cases in Delaware remains on the downswing, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported on Monday. The decline comes as the percentage of residents getting at least one dose of...
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Covid update: Hospitalizations drop below 100

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported hospitalizations dropped below 100 for the first time in months. New cases rose above 200, but remain below the 300 figure reported earlier in the spring. Delaware is...
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Former Governor, Congressman Pete duPont, 86

Former Delaware Gov. Pierre "Pete" duPont has died. DuPont, 86, had been in ill health for some time. While serving as governor, duPont, the Republican and a member of the prominent Delaware family,  is  widely credited...
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Food and drink: Sonora, Sovana to open; Nick Filet expands; Naming beers and a...

Sonora Restaurant and Bar is shooting for a mid-May opening, according to a Facebook post. The restaurant in the Brookside neighborhood outside Newark was the first location of beer-focused Two Stones, which opened its restaurant...
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Bloom Energy narrows loss

Bloom Energy Corporation narrowed its loss in the first quarter. The Generally Accepted Accounting Principles loss was $24.9 million, compared to nearly $76 million during the same period a year ago. Bloom is based in San...
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Travel notes: Frontier, Visit Orlando’s animal contest; Southwest to resume Costa Rica flights

Frontier Airlines and Visit Orlando launched a free flight giveaway designed to promote visits to the region as well as highlight some of Florida’s iconic animal species and conservation efforts. Frontier offers a three-time-a-week service...
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Business cybersecurity webinar comes at the right time

Good afternoon, With the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack  dominating the headlines, it's a good time to get a refresher on  cybersecurity "hygiene." As this piece was being written Colonial Pipeline issued a statement indicating that it plans...
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Colonial pipeline cyberattack leading to spike in oil prices

Delaware and Maryland drivers are seeing pain at  the pump as with gas  price averages increasing  at least seven cents in many areas, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic report. The culprit is the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline,...