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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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Rehoboth parking meter charges go into effect on May 30

The City of Rehoboth Beach parking meters and permits will go into effect Saturday, May 30 after an enforcement delay over the Memorial Day weekend. This comes after city commissioners decided to delay enforcement of...
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Delaware unemployment rate soars to 14.3 %

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April 2020  rocketed to  14.3 percent, up from 5 percent in March. The figure was slightly below the national jobless rate. The jobless rate is the highest in modern...
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Carney schedules press briefing this afternoon.

Delaware Gov. John Carney is scheduling the second press briefing in as many days this afternoon  to discuss the state's response to coronavirus. The briefing is likely to discuss a further loosening of business restrictions...
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Updated: Officials offer info on reporting emergency order violations over Memorial Day weekend

The Delaware Divison of Public Health is providing guidance for those observing persons and businesses violating the State of Emergency order. Individuals who have complaints about out-of-state individuals violating the order, or violating the public gathering...
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Ocean City to allow access to beaches, boardwalk on Saturday

Ocean City, MD plans to allow residents of the area to use its beach and boardwalk on Saturday. The executive order calls for the opening of the beach, boardwalk and inlet parking lot.  "This is a...
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Dover Downs owner to buy Bally’s Atlantic City for $25 million

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, the owner of Dover Downs is buying Bally's Atlantic City Hotel & Casino for about $25 million in cash. Bally's is owned by Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties.  Separately, Twin River agreed...
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Virtual town halls on reopening and recovery slated for next week

Gov. John Carney and Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long announced a statewide public engagement strategy focused on Delaware's economic reopening and recovery effort. Those attending via Zoom videoconferencing will need to receive the meeting code from...
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Not your normal Friday in the coronavirus world

Good afternoon, In normal times, Friday afternoons can be  quiet in Delaware. A few  leave early for the second home at the beach. Happy hour and a nice dinner from the home barbecue grill or your...
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Mobile device data shows sharp decline in travel by New Castle countians

Travel by New Castle county residents declined sharply by the end of March. The finding came from  Cuebiq.,a New York based  firm that crunches numbers from  mobile device usage. Overall, New Castle County has seen travel...
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Frontier service from Wilmington-New Castle to be revisited this fall

Frontier Airlines has canceled plans to fly from the  Wilmington-New Castle Airport but plans to revisit the issue in the fall. That was the word from Delaware River and Bay Authority spokesman James Salmon, who...