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Top trending: Oil spill globs first discovered at Broadkill found...

Globs from  an oil spill have made their way to a growing number of beaches in the Lewes area.  The Delaware  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continues to assess and clean up an...
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JPMorgan Chase announces $130 billion commitment to racial equality

JPMorgan Chase announced new long-term commitments aimed at advancing  racial equity. The firm committed to an additional $30 billion over the next five years to provide economic opportunity to underserved communities, especially the Black and...
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New Covid-19 cases, hospital stays remain at elevated level

In its weekly report, The Delaware Division of Public Health noted that the number of new daily coronavirus cases remains elevated, although the percentage of positive tests has declined. The seven-day average for the percentage...
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Carney signs order allowing National Guard cyberspace unit to assist in...

Governor John Carney has signed Executive Order #46, authorizing the Delaware National Guard’s 166th Cyberspace Operations Squadron to assist in the 2020 election security efforts. The squadron’s cybersecurity capabilities will assist in protecting Delaware’s elections...
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Committee of 100, county announce grants that would help restaurants offer ...

The Committee of 100 and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced The Winter Ready Restaurant Grant Program earlier this week.  The program is open to independent locally-owned restaurants, as well as Delaware-based franchises, that have...
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Despite NJ’s sharply higher gas tax, Delaware drivers pay 9...

Delaware saw a slight increase in gas prices during the past week despite the First State's lower gas taxes. The nine-cent increase came despite neighboring South Jersey seeing no change, even though its gas tax...
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About those business daily websites

Good afternoon, Back the summer, this column took of a growing number of websites that package themselves as local, even though the content is generated elsewhere. At the time, a  story from NiemanLab identified a multitude...
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Trending: Beebe tightens visitation as Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations remain high

Beebe Healthcare tightened hospital  visitor restrictions as Sussex County and Delaware see an increase in coronavirus hospitalizations and cases.  As of Wednesday night, Delaware reported  116 current hospitalizations up 4 from the previous day,  including...
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Texas man indicted in connection with tech warranty scheme

A Texas man has been indicted   on federal  charges related to a warranty fraud scheme using products from technology giant Cisco. The case is going through U.S. District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania and includes...
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Covid Update: Hospitalizations down, positive tests up

Delaware saw a sharp increase in coronavirus  cases as of Friday night,according to the Delaware Division of Public Health's dashboard. The number of people in the hospital, due to Covid-19 complications fell from 116 on...