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Getting to that 6,101st job in Delaware

DiSabatino Brian DiSabatino of  EDiS, a Wilmington-based construction management company, takes a look at Delaware economic indicators and finds reason for optimism, while noting  the high  hill the state has to climb. First off,  DiSabatino notes...
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Governor's weekly video message – Supporting small businesses

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfwxKpmJtwM&feature=share&list=UUFhL5YN4s5KFJwNFPex6olA In his weekly message, taped at YoYo Joe's in Wilmington, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell talks about the opening of three new small business "pop-ups." "These entrepreneurs will have the chance to test their start-up for...
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Sulfur dioxide released at Delaware City Refinery

9brandon / Foter / CC BY-NC-SAA faulty pressure relief valve is being blamed for the release of 325 pounds of sulfur dioxide at the Delaware City Refinery owned by PBF Energy. The incident occurred Saturday...
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Delaware gets federal disaster aid

moonbird / Foter / CC BY-NC-NDThe  Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area...
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County Bank to close two western Sussex branches at end of year

County Bank is pruning its branch system in southern Delaware. Earlier in the fall, the locally owned bank announced it would  shutter  branches in Seaford and Laurel, with customers moving to the bank's Georgetown branch. The...
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Delaware jobless rate unchanged at 6.8 percent

khalilshah / Foter / CC BY-NCDelaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment for October remained unchanged at from September at 6.8 percent. That was a full percent below the national rate of 7.9 percent during the same...
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Twinkie maker to go out of business – chicagotribune.com

The baker of  Twinkies, Wonder brad and other items  plans to liquidate operations after a second trip to U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Other bakers could pick up pieces of the company, including brand names and recipes...
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Hearing on massive workers comp rate increase delayed until late December

The public hearing on the proposed 40 percent  workers compensation rate increase scheduled for November 20,  has been re-scheduled to December 20.  The  Delaware Department of Insurance stated that it needed  the opportunity to...
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Fisker to open tech center in Midwest as preparations continue for Atlantic launch

Fisker Automotive plans to establish a new technical center in the Midwest as the company moves toward production of a hybrid automobile that could be built in Delaware. The new facility, currently planned  for opening...
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Incyte gets milestone payment from Lilly for drug in Phase III program

Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, has earned a $50 million milestone payment from Eli Lilly and Company based on the formal initiation of the rheumatoid arthritis RA Phase III program for baricitinib. The Phase III program is...