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Corrections reports death of inmate, 81, from combination of conditions including coronavirus

The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC)  announced that Jim Hunter, Jr., an 81 year-old inmate with underlying health conditions who was  housed at  James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), died on Sunday, May 10 at Bayhealth, Dover,...
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Chemours comes up with an earnings surprise

Hello everyone, Earnings reports have taken a backseat to coverage of the coronavirus crisis in the business media. One report that flew under the radar was the first quarter statement from Wilmington-based Chemours. Chemours beat earnings expectations...
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Shooting at Delaware Veterans Cemetery leaves two dead

The Delaware State Police confirmed that an 85-year-old woman and an 86-year-old male husband and wife from Elkton were the victims of a shooting that took place earlie Friday on the grounds of the...
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Prosperity Partnership survey: Clock ticking for many businesses facing steep sales declines

Payroll Protection Program saves 2,400 jobs A statewide COVID-19 business survey taken three times to date  by Delaware Prosperity Partnership shows many employers facing a grim future. The third round of the Delaware business COVID-19 response...
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Testing update: Wilmington, Claymont, Smyrna Rite Aid

While the focus has been on portions of Sussex County, stepped up testing is getting underway in other areas affected by coronavirus. Events will include focused testing in communities be affected by COVID-19, rather than...
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River and Bay Authority responds to task force’s recommendation to not renew lease

The Delaware River and Bay Authority issued the following statement regarding the recommendation of a task force to not renew the lease for operating the Wilmington (New Castle) Airport.  “The authority is proud of its...
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Task force recommends nonrewal of Wilmington Airport lease

A task force has recommended that New Castle County not renew its leaser the Wilmington Airport, formerly Castle County with the Delaware River and Bay Authority. A letter and white paper recommended the change.The county...
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Delaware legislators offer bill aimed at getting Maryland commuter trains to Newark

Amid signs that Maryland is becoming more receptive to extending its commuter rail line to Delaware,  state  Rep. Ed Osienski and state Sen. Stephanie Hansen filed legislation that would authorize the Delaware Department of Transportation to work...
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Stimson to step down as CEO at Delaware Bio to take post at New...

Helen Stimson, CEO of Delaware Bioscience Association,  will leave her post effective June 1 to take a top post with a New Castle company.  Stimson will become Chief Operating Officer of Adesis, a contract research...
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MIT spinoff’s analysis of poopy water estimates that 15,000 in New Castle County...

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced  that the Public Works Department and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology startup Biobot Analytics conducted a preliminary analysis of bacteria in county and city of Wilmington sewage...