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Monday, August 3, 2020
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Governor’s order will use $10 million in CARES money for job retraining

Gov.  John Carney on Monday 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 the...
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State Labor Department releases return to work guidelines for employers, employees

The Delaware Department of Labor has released guidelines along with frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding returning to work during Covid-19.   For employees, the issued guidance and FAQ document addresses concerns regarding the...
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Delaware-based Solenis acquires chemical company based in Mexico

North Wilmington-ased Solenis LLC  completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.  Headquartered in Mexico City, Poliquímicos is a producer and supplier of specialized chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp...
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Coronavirus case temporarily closes state-owned water park

As a hot, humid weekend approaches,  Killens Pond State Park water park will remain closed, due to a case of coronavirus that put  a dozen people in quarantine. The water park will be closed until...
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CARES Act awards DSU $300,000 grant that will help small businesses increase their...

The federal CARES Act Recovery Assistant Program has awarded Delaware State University College of Business’ University Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) a $300,000 grant to help small businesses increase their e-commerce functionality.   Dr. Michael...
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Delaware school reopening guidance issued

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Districts and charter schools will use this guidance to formulate plans for the upcoming school...
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U.S. Senators from Delaware, Maryland seek Covid-19 help for chicken farmers

Nineteen U.S. Senators have written a letter to Senate leaders asking that future legislation helping the country recover from the economic damage of Covid-19 include direct federal aid to chicken growers who have lost...
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Delaware farmland preservation total rises to 139,000+ acres of farmland

Delaware announced its 24th consecutive round of easement selections by the DelawareAgricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of another 5,500 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 139,000 acres of farmland. In a recent report...
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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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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...