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Climate-change skeptics challenge sea level rise estimates – WDDE

Depending on who you talk to, Delaware’s current work on sea-level rise SLR is either ground-breaking research that will be emulated by other states, or a set of exaggerated projections based on faulty assumptions...
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Ferry plans earlier departures from Lewes, Cape May

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry has a new schedule that will offer early morning departures from both New Jersey and Delaware for commercial and leisure travelers. The following is the new schedule for the ferry: Leaving...
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Delmarva seeks power delivery rate increase

Delmarva Power asked the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) to authorize a delivery rate increase of about $42 million to help pay for improvements to its electric system. The base rate adjustment is subject to...
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Cape May-Lewes Ferry gets interior makeover

Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials announced the completion of the newly installed interior passenger seating aboard three ferry vessels. The installation project, which began in mid-October 2012, was completed  at the Cape May terminal by ferry...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Nanticoke retains debt rating as operating losses come to end

The Fitch Ratings service  has affirmed the rating on approximately $38.3 million Delaware Health Facilities Authority (Nanticoke Health Services) series 2002 bonds at 'BBB-' as  the community hospital reversed years of losses. Nanticoke, Seaford,  reported ...
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Sussex business assistance event coming Thursday

The Sussex Economic Development Action Committee, Inc. (commonly known as “SEDAC”) will host its monthly   event on Thursday, March 21 at the Georgetown Public Library, in conjunction with local business partners. “Sussex County’s Open...
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Gas prices continue to drop and could be even lower by July 4

Pain at the pump continued to ease for motorists across the country  last  week. On St. Patrick’s Day as less “green” is being spent on gasoline. The national average price of regular grade gasoline dropped...