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Monday, August 3, 2020
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Gas price spike in Delaware appears to stick

Delaware's recent gas spike  appeared to stick, although some stations dropped their price by a few cents a gallon during the past week.  Here are the weekend prices from Saturday to Monday from Wilmington-based  AAA...
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Sussex sees spike in overdose deaths

Sussex County accounted for more than half of the deaths from suspected overdoses thus far in July. Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker is urging the community to...
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Updated: Family members from New Jersey killed in Delaware Route 1 crash

https://youtu.be/cODybSKK218 Delaware State Police Saturday formally identified the five family members killed in a crash on Route 1.  the accident took place in  Odessa-Townsend area along Route 1. Four of the victims were not using...
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Lawyer gets two years probation in disciplinary case

A Delaware lawyer was placed on probation for two years and publicly reprimanded. The  Delaware Supreme Court accepted the Board on Professional Responsibility report in the matter of  Erik Grandell.  Click here  for filings. According to court...
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Small Business Administration honors M&T Bank

M&T Bank  accepted an award from the Small Businss Administration  for providing the highest number of 7(a) loans for the 2016 SBA year ending September 30, 2016. The  7(a) Loan Program is SBA’s primary program...
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Lewis Katz, co-owner of The Inquirer, dies in plane crash: Philly.com

Lewis Katz, 72, who recently became one of two owners of the The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Daily News and Philly.com, earlier in the week died Saturday night in the crash of a corporate jets. Seven  people were killed aboard...
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Minimum wage to increase on June 1

The first phase of an increase in the minimum wage in the state  goes into effect on June 1. Legislation signed by Gov. Jack Markell will raise the wage as follows, according to a release...
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Two Kirkwood Hwy. massage parlor workers face prostitution charges

Two women from Flushing, N.Y. were arrested on prostitution charges at a massage parlor on 5626 Kirkwood Highway, east of Newark on Thursday. Troop 2 detectives initiated the investigation into the business after receiving complaints...
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Passenger fee planned at Wilmington airport

New Castle Airport (Wilmington/Philadelphia ILG) plans to add a passenger service fee. The fee is levied at all airports with commercial service and help pay for equipment, runway and other improvements made in the past or slated...
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Delaware budget writers trim spending; ‘park’ money at UD over data center — NewsWorks

The Delaware Joint Finance Committee completed two weeks of budget mark-ups in order find ways to reduce the governor’s recommended budget. The governor had requested $37 million in spending cuts to help the state with...