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From UD: Rail mishaps of oil shipments can temporarily reduce value of...

University of Delaware researchers have examined the links between property values and rail accidents that lead to the release of hazardous materials. A decade ago, U.S. crude oil was not transported by rail in the...
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Monday Covid dashboard: 14 new deaths reported after review of records

Fourteen  deaths were reported in  the Monday coronavirus update from the Delaware Division of Public Health.   Figures reflect information received on Sunday  night.    The deaths came from a review of Vital Statistics records, mainly from November and...
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Duffield, Florida firm firm join engineering group

A private equity firm is building an engineering company that now includes Pike Creek-based Duffield Associates. Round Table Capital Partners launched this new venture with the acquisition of Hull & Associates, LLC  in July of...
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Weekly Covid dashboard: Virus claims life of child with medical challenges; death toll rises...

 Delaware reporting the state's first  Covid-19 related death of a child since the onset of the pandemic. The child under the age of five from New Castle County had a  number of medical conditions. “While each...
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Biden plans speedier rolling out of Covid vaccines with feds not holding back...

President-elect Joe Biden wants to speed up the coronavirus vaccine delivery, the Associated Press and other media outlets reported. The current policy calls for the federal government to hold back the second dose. States have complained...
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Diversified Lifelong Advisors adds Wayne PA wealth manager

Diversified Lifelong Advisors today announced the firm is acquiring RZ Wealth, a Registered Investment Advisor in Wayne, PA. Diversified is based in north Wilmington. The firms will have $900 million in combined client assets under...
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Those newsy weekends

Good afternoon, Weekends used to be quiet on the Delaware Business Now website. Not that many years ago, we took a look at traffic figures on a Saturday morning and found a grand total of...
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Advocates see more hope for clean-up of Chesapeake Ban with Biden inauguration

By Timothy B. Wheeler, Bay Journal News Service After having made progress on a number of fronts during a Trump administration that was generally hostile to environmental spending and regulations, Chesapeake Bay advocates say they’re...
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Covid-19 dashboard: Two new deaths reported as positive cases soar to 1,241

Two  new deaths were reported by the Delaware Division of Public Health in its Thursday Covid-19 report. The report  uses information gathered on on Tuesday night. The total number of deaths rose to 949.   The Division...
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DMV brings back Wednesday night hours

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is bringing back Wednesday night hours, beginning on Jan. 13. The schedule had been suspended, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Effective on Wednesdays only, the operating hours of the...