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Study: Same sex marriage will provide $7 million boost to Delaware economy

Extending marriage rights to same-sex couples in Delaware will bring an estimated $7 million to the state and local economy, according to a study released by Angeliki Kastanis, Williams Institute public policy research fellow...

Port of Wilmington celebrates 90th anniversary

The Port of Wilmington is celebrating its 90th anniversary.  The Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Wilmington opened the Port of Wilmington on May 2, 1923.  Over the years, the port has grown from...

Qatar Airways to serve Delaware Valley

Qatar Airways plans to serve Philadelphia, providing a boost to efforts to make the airport into more of an international gateway. The airline serves more than 120 destinations worldwide and is averaging 30 percent growth...

Shooting in Wilmington leaves 1 dead, another critically wounded

Wilmington Police  have identified Toney Morgan, 20, of Wilmington,   as the victim of a homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Jefferson Street. Officers were called Jefferson Street at about noon on Saturday...

K&L Gates opens office in Wilmington

K&L Gates LLP has opened its 48th office in Wilmington, with four lawyers from Potter Anderson & Corroon. Joining K&L Gates in establishing the Wilmington office are new partners Scott E. Waxman, Eric N. Feldman,...

Viewpoint: Alternative energy is here to stay

One trend that has been evident during the brief history of this publication is energy.  That is again the case this week as two large solar installations went online. One is in Milford. The...

Wilmington Film Festival this week

The Wilmington Film Festival kicks off this week at the Penn Cinema Riverfront in Wilmington. The festival is the successor to the Newark Film Festival, which was held in late summer. Films will be screened...

(With gallery) Better Business Bureau winners announced

Four local companies were honored at the Better Business Bureau’s 48th Annual Dinner  earlier this month at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. This year , the BBB  welcomed Major General Francis Vavala as the featured presenter. The...

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,...
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