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248 pounds of sulfur dioxide released at refinery

The Delaware City refinery reported a release of 248 pounds of sulfur dioxide after one of its scrubbers experienced problems. The scrubber, used in polllution contool is shut down for the time being. The...
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Delaware Lottery rolls out Keno game

 The Delaware Lottery rolled out rolled out Keno on Tuesday. The game comes as the state deals with growing competition for gaming dollars from neighboring states. The new Lottery game will be available for play...
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Highmark chief sees continuing rise in health care costs

The CEO of the parent of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware predicted higher health care costs as major provisions of the Affordable Care Act go into effect. In remarks at the annual dinner...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...