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Monday, July 12, 2021
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The Covid-challenged Phillies

Good afternoon, Over the weekend, fans gained a little insight into some of the major league baseball players' thinking (or lack thereof). It seems that some in the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse believe that Covid-19 shots were...
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The fireworks explosion

Hello everyone, Every year around the 4th of July, I would get a letter from a fireworks manufacturing company president urging the Legislature to overturn the state's ban. The ban was in some ways laughable since...
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Food and drink: Sonora, Sovana to open; Nick Filet expands; Naming beers and a...

Sonora Restaurant and Bar is shooting for a mid-May opening, according to a Facebook post. The restaurant in the Brookside neighborhood outside Newark was the first location of beer-focused Two Stones, which opened its restaurant...
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From the Public Archives: Oliver Evans – Newport’s prolific inventor

Editor's note: While Evans took a backseat to Lancaster's Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat, he was the inspiration for the name of the Grain Delaware restaurant group, thanks to his advancements in...
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Restaurant closing time, capacity curbs to be revisited

Gov. John Carney said current restrictions on retail stores and restaurants will be re-examined in the post-holiday period. Carney spoke at the weekly coronavirus briefing on Tuesday Restaurants and bars are now limited to 30 percent...
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Pennsylvania governor bans indoor restaurant dining over the holidays

Order comes after soaring Covid-19 death rate in Keystone State. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered sweeping coronavirus restrictions that ban indoor dining and close gyms through the holiday period in the nation's fifth-most populous...
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Beer notes: Brew Works honors Biden win; Iron Hill brews now at Del. ...

Wilmington Brew Works is commemorating the election of Joe Biden with a beer that serves as a  tribute to the daily commute during his many years as a U.S. Senator. Rail Car One will feature...
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All eyes are on the Chase Center as vote counting continues

Good afternoon, The ballots are still being counted, and it seems to be only a matter of time before the networks call the election race in favor of Joe Biden. Election desks are being cautious, given...
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Airline notes: Furloughs at American; Wilmington-Orlando flights still on Frontier site; Southwest adds resort...

Despite the ups and downs in the Covid-19 world, Frontier Airlines' nonstop service between Wilmington-New Castle remains on the Frontier Airlines reservations site -  at a champagne price. The three-day-a-week service is slated to launch...
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Second chances Farm reaches deal for Philadelphia expansion

Second Chances Farm and founder Ajit Mathew George has announced an agreement with Philadelphia developer Michael Bailkin for a second location. Second Chances operates a vertical farm in Wilmington that employs ex-offenders. Bailkin, who will invest...