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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

AstraZeneca reports a win and a loss in drug trials

AstraZeneca reported  a win and a loss in research findings announced this week. The company announced positive results from a  Phase III  trial which showed that Farxiga resulted in a meaningful reduction of cardiovascular death or the...

Trending: Real estate trust owner gets 51 months for Ponzi scheme

Carl Chen, the owner of Chenmax Properties, Inc., a Delaware Real Estate Investment Trust, and part-owner of Re/Max Sunvest Realty Co., was sentenced Monday in federal court in Delaware to 51 months in prison.  Chen...

Transport inequities outlined in WILMAPCO report

The Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and the  New Castle and Cecil Counties’ Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), released a draft version of a  social equity analysis of the region’s transportation system for public review. The...

Trending: Route 141 interchange project gets under way on Wednesday night

As reported previously by Delaware Business Now, work gets underway next week on a  major project on Route 141 with a two-year time frame. Work begins on the first ramp projects at 8  p.m. on...

Two killed in crash of twin-engine plane near New Castle Airport

Two people died in a twin-engine plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from New Castle Airport. Delaware State Police identified the pilot as  52-year-old Terrence Daniels of Philadelphia and the instructor,  79-year-old Albert Dohring of Middletown. The Airport...

Newark adding solar-powered kiosks, ditching attendants in overhaul of parking ...

The City of Newark is adding  kiosks in and around downtown Newark municipal lots as it phases out meters.  The conversion to  kiosks - which accept multiple forms of payment, including a pay-by-smartphone app -...

Food and drink: Pop up beer garden in Newark, barbecue on Philly Pike

It hasn’t been that long since the last food and drink report was posted. But late summer has been a busy time in the food and drink arena. Here’s one event that’s already underway. The City...

Report: DART Container plans to relocate distribution operations to Delaware

The maker of red Solo cups plans to close a plant and distribution center in Maryland as it moves those operations to Delaware. The Baltimore Sun reported that the privately owned container company will close...

2 AstraZeneca drugs see positive results in treatment of ovarian cancer, leukemia

AstraZeneca has two wins under its belt with the release of promising late-stage studies for drugs that treat ovarian cancer and leukemia. AstraZeneca and co-developer  Merck announced positive results from the European-based  Phase III...