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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DuPont reports lower earnings

DuPont reported lower earnings for 4th quarter and the year. Fourth quarter 2012 earnings per share from continuing operations, excluding significant items, was $.11 versus prior year earnings of $.26. Reported fourth quarter 2012 earnings...

Delaware ranks 2nd in ability to adapt to a global economy

Delaware came in second in a ranking of states based on their progress on a path to a new economy that can compete in the global marketplace. The survey is conducted every two years by...

Troopers investigate Claymont Burger King robbery

Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery of the Burger King, 2911 Philadelphia Pike on Monday night. Troopers reported that two suspects entered the store shortly before its 10 p.m. closing. One of the suspects...

Delaware jobless rate ends year at 6.9%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ended the year at 6.9 percent, up slightly from 6.7 percent in November. The December figures from the Delaware Department of Labor reflect a continuing pattern of sluggish job growth...

Ribbon cut for Start It Up

Friday night marked the launch of Start It Up Delaware, Inc. Gov. Jack  Markell and Delaware Development Office Director Alan Levin  joined in the  ribbon cutting ceremony at Start It Up’s headquarters at 605...

Port of Wilmington lease oversight bill passes Senate | WDDE

Delaware's public radio station reported  legislators are moving closer to  having the final word  on any long-term lease of the Port of Wilmington. Senators narrowly passed the proposal in a contentious 11 to 9 vote...

Delaware gets $8.5 million for health insurance exchanges

State and federal officials Friday announced an $8.5 million insurance exchange award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services.  The state will use this...

Renovated Bear Library to open on Saturday

The renovated Bear Library (101 Governors Place, Bear, Del., will reopen on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m. The Bear Library was identified as the busiest library in the state during its...

State of the State Address focuses on the global economy

The following is the text of the annual address from Gov. Jack Markell: Lt. Governor Denn, members of the 147th General Assembly, other elected officials, members of the Judiciary, members of the Cabinet, our state...

2 men rob Jake’s Wayback Burgers store near Elsmere

State Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Jake's Wayback Burgers,  2405 Kirkwood Highway, near Elsmere, Wednesday night.  At 8:57 p.m. , two suspects entered the store carrying handguns. One suspect entered through the...
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