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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Bird Rescue, contractors, DNREC, Coast Guard at the scene of Delaware Bay oil ...

A unified command consisting of  United States Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has been established as cleanup efforts continue on oil patties that washed ashore at various...
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Ag specialists find destructive plant pests at ports in Wilmington, Philadelphia

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in Philadelphia and Wilmington, recently intercepted two destructive insect pests – an Ochrostomus sp. (Lygaeidae), commonly known as a seed bug, in a shipment of Brazilian grapes...
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JPMorgan Chase announces $130 billion commitment to racial equality

JPMorgan Chase announced new long-term commitments aimed at advancing  racial equity. The firm committed to an additional $30 billion over the next five years to provide economic opportunity to underserved communities, especially the Black and...
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Comcast announces RISE initiative that aims to strengthen Black-owned business

Comcast Corporation launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. Comcast...
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Kudos: 2020 Business Hall of Fame members named; Wellness Challenge...

The Leadership Council of Junior Achievement of Delaware announced  the 2020 inductees to the Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame. To be honored at a virtual ceremony on Oct. 20 are: William “Bill” Allen, Jr....
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Carney signs executive order creating Rapid Workforce training initiative

Governor John Carney  has signed Executive Order #43, creating the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Training Initiative to assist Delaware workers and their families who have lost jobs and income due to coronavirus. The workforce...
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CBRE report shows apartments are in tight supply

The supply of apartments remains tight in New Castle County, commercial real estate firm CBRE reported. The vacancy rate was 5.5 percent, a figure that often denotes full occupancy. The Delaware Valley multifamily housing has remained...
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Umo wins Great Dames Remarkable Ideas Pitch Event

Giftie Umo was declared the Great Dames Remarkable Ideas Pitch Event winner on the  final day of the nonprofit’s “Reimagining Your Remarkable Life” global virtual conference. The conference took place from Sept. 21-25 and featured...
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North Bay Medical Associates joins ChristianaCare’s primary care practices

North Bay Medical Associates, PA, specialists in family and internal medicine with two locations in Cecil County and two in New Castle County has joined ChristianaCare’s award-winning network of primary care practices. With the addition...
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State Labor Department announces extension of jobless benefits

The Delaware Department of Labor announced the extension of unemployment benefits, triggered by Delaware's high jobless rate.   Delaware’s three-month averaged, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate as of August 2020, is 10.6 percent.   Delaware has ranked at or...