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Saturday, October 24, 2020
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Chemours reports profit, increased cash flow in difficult 2nd quarter

The Chemours Company, Wilmington,  remained profitable and reported increased cash flow in the second quarter. Earnings came in well above analysts' forecasts. Highlights Net Sales of $1.1 billion Net Income of $24 million. Adjusted earnings before...
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I-95 southbound ramp on Jackson St. in Wilmington closing Monday morning

The Delaware Department of Transportation  announced that the I-95 Southbound on-ramp from North Jackson Street will be permanently closed beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday. August 3. The ramp will be demolished as part of...
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States cry foul over provisions in bill that would aid proposed container port

Good afternoon,  Members of Congress from New Jersey and Pennsylvania  are not happy about a bill co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Tom Carper that would aid the  Port of Wilmington's  expansion. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the...
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$50 million Christina River Bridge, road project opens

The Delaware Department of Transportation opened the Christina River Bridge and approach roads at the Wilmington Riverfront have opened to pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle traffic at the end of June.  The new access roads...
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Three Delaware GNC stores on closing list

Nutritional supplement giant GNC will close three  stores in Delaware, according to a list provided by AI.com The listed stores are as follows: Dover Mall, 1365 N. Dupont Highway, Dover Gateway West Shopping Center, 1030...
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State panel OKs $2.5 million grant for 300 new Barclays jobs in Delaware

The Delaware Council on Development Finance endorsed a $2.5 million package that will bring more than 300  Barclays call center jobs to the state. The project includes  $6.9 million capital improvements to redesign space within...
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Virtual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival kicks off on Wednesday

The  33rd Annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival  kicked off on Wednesday night. The festival began with a pre-festival event tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. highlighting The Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency Program. The residency, formerly...
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Four families buy townhomes at former Walt’s restaurant site in Wilmington

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced the completion of the Townhomes of Walt’s Way, a four-unit housing complex on Vandever Avenue, built on the site of the former eastside restaurant, Walt’s Flavor Crisp. Purzucki also announced...
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Wilmington to hold first drive-in concert

Beatles tribute band to perform The Grand Opera House announces that it will once again bring live music to the community this July with the area’s first-ever drive-in concert. Featuring popular local tribute band, The Rock...
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Media update: Shoprite exec Kenny snaps up TownSquare Delaware; Pro-Business Delaware group buys...

Supermarket executive  Chris Kenny has acquired the TownSquare Delaware website. Kenny, DuPont Country Club co-owner Ben duPont and state legislator Bryan Shupe earlier launched DelawareLive, a media site that offers a Sunday replica newspaper.  Shupe, a...