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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

DuPont reports strong earnings

DuPont reported first lower first quarter operating  earnings as  performance chemical income  offset strength  in agriculture. The performance did top analysts' estimates and led to a increase in the company's stock price. DuPont reaffirmed its...

Jobless rate rises as more Delawareans move off sidelines and look for work

Delaware’s unemployment rate rose to 7.3 percent in March as labor market officials cautioned about reading too much into short-term figures. The jobless rate a year ago was 7 percent. “Month-to-month movements in economic data,...

Delmarva Broadcasting to get new online platform

Marketron, a  provider of business software solutions for the media industry, announced  that the Delmarva Broadcasting Co., operator of 11 radio stations serving Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey, has signed on as the first...

Viewpoint: State’s life science strategy needs updating

By Brian DiSabatino, President EDiS, Wilmington The Astra Zeneca restructuring in Delaware was a big blow, but it wasn’t news.  When Delaware set out on an economic development strategy to encourage AZ, as did many...

Big ideas to be explored at Wilmington Renaissance annual meeting

Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC) announced  Umberto Crenca,  founder and artistic director of AS220 in Providence, R.I. will be keynote speaker at WRC’s Annual Meeting: Bringing Big Ideas to Life. The event is slated for ...

Kudos: DuPont, Cover+Rossiter honored

The publication Corporate Responsibility  has  named DuPont in its Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking. The list, now in its 14th year, ranks companies based on publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change,...

Scooter Store files for Chapter 11 in Delaware

The Texas company that ran all those commercials on TV for scooters or motorized wheelchairs  for the elderly is one the selling block. The Scooter Store announced Monday that it filed for Chapter 11 protection. "The...

CrossFit holds grand opening

Wilmington Mayor Dennis P. Williams visited CrossFit Riverfront, the area’s largest CrossFit and performance facility, as the business hosted the grand opening of its new gym at 512 South Justison Street. The new 12,000 square...

Grand Opera House faces financial challenges

The Grand Opera House is asking patrons for contributions and volunteer help as it faces financial challenges in a difficult environment for the arts. Published reports indicate The Grand laid off a quarter of its...

Copper theft suspect arrested in Wilmington

A   man accused of stealing copper from  esidences in the Highlands neighborhood in Wilmington was apprehended Tuesday night. Corporal Michael Rinehart of the Community Policing Unit began looking for Reed McCready after signing arrest...