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Video: How IBM Is Quietly Pushing Out Aging Workers

From ProPublica Last month, we reported that over the past five years, IBM has targeted its older U.S. employees for layoffs. The numbers are staggering: Since 2013, we estimated IBM eliminated more than 20,000 American...
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Delaware at or near the top in minority business ranking

Delaware ranks at or near the top in minority businesses. According to the: Business Owner Diversity  report from Paychex Worx: Delaware ranks  No. 1 for the most minority female-owned businesses The top 5 cities in Delaware with the...
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Ben duPont talks about decision to buy country club  (WHYY with video)

By Shirley Min Family heir Ben duPont and a former DuPont Company executive recently announced they’re not only buying the DuPont Country Club, but also investing millions to spruce it up. https://youtu.be/cXkh3WHjcx0 Longtime members duPont and Don...
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25 Census Tracts in Delaware designated as Opportunity Zones

Gov. John Carney announced that communities and economically-distressed properties across Delaware could see additional private sector investment after 25 census tracts were designated as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Earlier this...
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Delaware Tech employee giving campaign raises $109,17

Each year, the employees of Delaware Technical Community College participate in a two-week employee giving campaign. Employees have participated at rates exceeding 90 percent and have raised close to $100,000 annually.  The 2018 campaign raised...
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State electronics recycling partnership saves $110,000 in energy costs.

A partnership between the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and Delaware’s Department of Technology and Information with the Northeast Recycling Council in the national State Electronics Challenge has saved the state more...
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Delmarva Poultry honors industry leaders, outstanding growers

Hundreds of farmers, chicken company employees, representatives of allied businesses, and friends of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury for the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.  Booster Banquet. Delmarva Poultry Industry, a 1,800-member trade organization,...
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Spring sticker shock at the pump

Drivers  are paying more at the pump as a result of the annual switch-over to summer grade fuel, strong demand for gasoline and a sharp rise in oil prices. Delaware motorist saw the average price...
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Jobless rate in Delaware drops slightly in March

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March 2018  was down slightly to 4.3 percent,  from 4.4 percent in February and 4.5 percent in January. There were 20,700 unemployed Delawareans in March compared to 22,100 in...
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3 sentenced in murder for insurance money scheme

Ryan Shover, 46, of York, PA, Paul Disabatino, 55, of Wilmington, and Michael Kman, 53, of Enola, PA, three of the men involved in a murder plot for insurance money have received prison sentences...