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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Novartis pays nearly $94,500 to settle Medicaid drug kickback case

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced  that Delaware joined the United States, 27 other states, and the District of Columbia to settle allegations against Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. Delaware’s settlement amount of $94,450.99 will go to the...
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UD’s Horn entrepreneurship program announces 17&43 award winners

University of Delaware Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and Horn Entrepreneurship announced the recipients of the 2020 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards. The awards recognize UD students and alumni who have founded or led...
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Army Corps awards contract $11.1 million Bethany area beach project

he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for $11.1 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the Bethany & South Bethany Coastal Storm Risk Management...
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Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware announces grant program for justice advocacy groups

The advocacy group Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD) announced a $100,000 fund to incubate and support local activists, advocacy groups, and nonprofits engaged in efforts for transparency, diversity, and accountability in Delaware’s state...
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Wilmington joins national program aimed at accelerating growth of young businesses

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Council President Hanifa Shabazz announced a partnership with the Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation, and Wilmington Alliance to participate in the National League of Cities (NLC) City Innovation...
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University of Delaware stiffens penalties for partying after Covid-19 cases increase

The University of Delaware has announced more serious penalties for  students who violate UD’s code of conduct or the City of Newark’s limitations on the size of gatherings. While the large majority of students are...
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$300 a week Lost Wages benefit coming to jobless Delawareans

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Delaware’s application to receive Lost Wages Assistance funding from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund. On August 8,  President  Donald Trump made available up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund...
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State moves toward restricted visitation at nursing homes

The Delaware  Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) will begin to review proposed plans from eligible facilities to resume indoor visitation. Visitation has not been permitted at Delaware’s 88 long-term care facilities since mid-March,...
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Individuals, small group plans get $21.5 million in Highmark health insurance rebates

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced more than $21.5 million in rebates for  people with Highmark insurance plans outside of the exchange (Obamacare).  The rebates go to individuals and small group policyholders. “Now, more than...
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Trending: County Exec hails court ruling on restrictions at former 3 ...

A decision of the Delaware Superior Court ruling rejected Pike Creek Recreational Services’ (PCRS) interpretation of New Castle County's  Unified Development Code and deed restrictions on the number of housing units allowed on the...