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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Jobless rate up slightly to 7.2% in Delaware

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February 2013 was 7.2%, up from a revised 7.1% in January 2013. It added up to 32,000 unemployed Delawareans in February 2013, compared to 31,200 in February 2012. Click on...

AirTran credit card customers moving over to Chase

Chase Card Services announced that existing AirTran consumer credit cardholders will transition from the current issuer to the AirTran A+ Rewards Credit Card from Chase. Barclaycard had handled the AirTran card. The arrangement changed...

Big model railroad show coming to riverfront this weekend

Hollywood has been making light of the model railroad hobby, with the No. 1 rated comedy Big Bang Theory, every so often, featuring one of the character’s passions for toy trains.  Before that, the...

AstraZeneca makes further cuts as CEO outlines strategy

AstraZeneca will  cut 2,300 jobs worldwide as it works to rebuild its drug development pipeline. The cuts were discussed in an Investor Day held by the company, a short time after news that it would...

Budget bill passes House

A budget bill that keeps a large portion of tax increases enacted in 2009 passed the House on a party line vote. Democratic Gov. Jack Markell also told those attending a Delaware State Chamber of...

(Video) Winner named in ‘Shark’ competition

With the With the help of fashion mogul and TV “shark” Daymond John, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Monday night selected the winner of its first “Swim with the Sharks” Video...

Wilmington man indicated in $1 million securities fraud case

Attorney General Beau Biden  announced that the Delaware Department of Justice Securities Division has obtained an indictment charging a New Castle County man with theft, securities fraud, and tax evasion following its investigation of...

Updated: Minimum wage compromise bill passes state Senate

The Delware Senate passed a less ambitious plan to increase Delaware’s minimum wage to $8.25 per hour by 2015. The bill dropped a controversial cost of living formula. “This isn’t what we sought at the...

Markell defends economic development strategy

Gov. Jack Markell made the  case for his administration's economic development strategy and budget priorities at a Delaware State Chamber of Commerce event in Dover on Wednesday. Speaking at the legislative update and manufacturing conference...

Kudos: DuPont, ab+c, Highmark

DuPont was recently recognized as among the world’s leaders in Public Relations PR Week, one of the leading  publications within the communications industry, selected DuPont as one of five finalists in its “Global PR Campaign...
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