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Friday, September 25, 2020
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Some Lost Wages jobless benefits recipients saw payments reversed due to eligibility glitch

The Delaware Division of Unemployment insurance continues to make payments for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)  program but did admit to an error in determining eligibility that resulted in some individuals having their payments...
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National Vinyl opens fencing plant in Dover

National Vinyl Products, a domestic producer of vinyl fence and rail profiles, opened a new manufacturing facility in Dover that will create more than  100 jobs and double the company’s North American production capacity. The...
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CEO, chairman, Gore-Tex inventor Robert Gore, 83

Robert W. “Bob” Gore, chairman emeritus of the board of directors of W. L. Gore & Associates, Newark, died  on September 17. He was 83. Bob Gore's scientific discoveries spawned Gore-Tex Outerwear and paved the...
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Delaware jobless rate falls to 8.9%, above the national figure of 7%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August 2020 fell to  8.9%, down from 10.5% in July 2020. The Delaware Department of Labor reported  44,500 unemployed Delawareans in August 2020 compared to 19,000 in August 2019....
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Division of Small Business reports telephone scam targeting Relief Grant applicants

The Delaware  Division of Small Business has learned of multiple business owners receiving phone calls relating to applications for  DE Relief Grants. The   Division of Small Business will not make initial contact on a...
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Complete Delaware election results…

Coons and Carney sail to easy victories In the closely watched Republican primary race for governor, Julianne Murray won out in the battle for the lead in a six-candidate field. Murray had been endorsed by...
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Sheraton South hotel heading to the auction block

The Covid-19  pandemic may have sent The 192-room  Sheraton South hotel to the auction block. The hotel, which remains open, is owned by Pennsylvania-based  HHM, formerly Hersha. An online auction is slated for Oct 26  to Oct...
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Remembering Sept. 11th

Flags in Delaware are flying at half-mast today to mark the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, as well as a passenger jet that crashed in a Pennsylvania field...
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Delaware’s red hot housing market

By Eileen Dallabrida Covid-19 has turned the world upside down, keeping people out of offices, public places and schools and forcing families to spend more time than ever at home. The pandemic is fueling a boom...
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Covid-19: State keeps fingers crossed after Labor Day weekend

It's now a waiting game for  Delaware. Gov. John Carney said Delaware, like the rest of the nation, will await test results coming out after the  Labor Day Weekend, a period with a large number...