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Thursday, February 22, 2018

(Movie) A Legacy of Opportunity chronicles journey of Delaware State University

A Legacy of Opportunity is a film which documents the legacy of Delaware's only Historically Black University: Delaware State. The program focuses on challenges faced by HBCU's and Delaware State in particular. It gives viewers...

Dover Downs Gaming reports loss for year

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. reported a loss for the years as the state’s high take on gaming proceeds took a toll The company’s total revenues were basically unchanged at $44,377,000 for the fourth...

Toys ‘R’ Us to close Dover location

Toys “R” Us will close its  Dover store as part of a plan to turn around  the struggling company. Earlier filings have indicated 182 stores could close.  Polygon.com  and other sites listed the Dover store...

Impact of federal shutdown low in comparison of Delaware with other...

Source: WalletHub (Click on the map above to check out the impact on various states. Click on link at bottom of page if map can't be viewed on mobile device) Delaware is the fourth least affected...

Carney outlines priorities in State of the State Address

Gov.  John Carney delivered his 2018 State of the State Address on Thursday in the House Chamber at Legislative Hall in Dover. The speech is a general outline of the governor's priorities, with a later...

Legislators roll out bill to change prevailing wage calculation for government construction

Republican lawmakers introduced a bill that  would change the way the prevailing wage for construction projects is calculated. The bill would replace the prevailing wage survey with a method based on payroll information currently being...

Firefly Music Festival announces headliners

The Firefly Music Festival has announced its 2018 line-up with headliners listed as  Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys and the Killers. The festival is slated for June 14-17 at the Woodands in the Dover Downs...

Dover Sam’s Club survives wave of closings

Sam’s  Club in Dover  has survived a surprise closing of more than 60 stores. Business insider reported that 63 of the membership  stores  are closing, some  without warning. The closing is expected to affect thousands...

Labor Secretary Gilliam named graduate dean at Delaware State University

 Delaware Secretary of Labor Dr. Patrice Gilliam-Johnson has decided to join Delaware State University as the Dean of Graduate, Adult, and Continuing Studies.  Delaware State University Executive Vice President and Provost  Dr. Tony Allen made...

4.1 earthquake reported near Dover

A 4.1  magnitude earthquake was reported late Thursday afternoon. The quake’s epicenter was near Dover, The U.S. Geological Survey reported. The Geological Survey (USGS)  confirmed that the earthquake occurred at 4:48 pm  today, The coordinates...
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