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Monday, April 19, 2021
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Dover Speedway will have fans in the stands next month

After some initial confusion, Dover International Speedway announced it is permitted to host fans  for its May 14-16 NASCAR race weekend. State public health officials have allowed the Monster Mile to host fans after approving...
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Delaware State becomes first HBCU to join United Airlines pilot program

Delaware State University Aviation graduates will have a direct path to becoming a pilot with a major airline through a new affiliated partnership between the institution and United Airlines. The university and United celebrated the...
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Firefly announces return in late September

The Firefly Music Festival announced its return in the fall. The event made the announcement on its websites without any details and with a cryptic message on its Twitter feed. ☀️ It's a beautiful day https://t.co/j0fq1bKvRx —...
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State rental assistance program resumes on Monday

The Delaware Housing Assistance Program has been relaunched. Landlords and tenants can apply for assistance beginning Monday, March 22, using the Delaware State Housing Authority's application portal. The program  provides financial assistance to renters experiencing unemployment or...
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Giving back: Do More 24 raises nearly $2 million; Habitat offers Healthy Home Repair...

Do More 24 Delaware raised nearly $2 million in the 24 hours between 6 p.m. March 4 and 6 p.m. March 5, shattering last year’s grand total and pumping in more than 10,000 donations...
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WSFS to acquire Bryn Mawr Bank in $976 million stock deal

  Wilmington-based WSFS Financial Corporation and Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. signed an agreement with WSFS Bank acquiring the smaller suburban Philadelphia bank and wealth management company in a $976.4 million stock deal. WSFS is expected to...
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Program that aims to provide pathway to union construction jobs expands to Dover

The Delaware Pathways 2 Apprenticeship (P2A)  reached an agreement with Delaware State University to use a campus classroom to provide training that prepares Kent County participants – largely from low-income communities – gain entry...
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Does Delaware need stimulus money?

Good morning, Local coverage on the Biden-Harris Administration's coronavirus stimulus bill has been sparse.  It's no surprise given the long-running decline in the size of a media community. The $1.9  trillion measure, labeled the American Rescue...
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Delmarva chicken industry battled back in 2020

Delmarva’s chicken  industry posted  a single-digit  drop in production, but still  raised 570 million chickens with a wholesale value of $3.4 billion in 2020, according to a new report  from Georgetown-based  Delmarva Chicken Association. Pounds...
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Sewer main break leads to water restrictions in Kent County

Kent County Levy Court Public Works is  dealing with a wastewater line  break that is leading to sewage flowing into the St. Jones River. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control advised  the...