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The following exchange has been edited for clarity and space. Q: What do you expect to be the greatest challenge for firms doing business in Delaware in 2014? The economy in Delaware is still in a recovery mode from the Great Recession.
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Wilmington's DuPont Co is reinvesting locally in a 90-year-old business that hasn't gotten a lot of... Dick Poole poses for a portrait in front of several pieces of his art collection in his gallery at the Park Plaza in Wilmington.
Delaware Chief Medical Examiner Richard T. Callery, who was suspended with pay on Feb. 25, is the subject of a criminal investigation into whether he misused state resources to run a private business, The News Journal has learned.
Police in Delaware say a 16-year-old is facing weapon's charges after he was seen by trying to conceal a very large handgun in his waistband.
'Basically, this is a well-intentioned effort to pull together resources from two or three groups to do land conservation in places where the market value prevents it.'
In an effort to preserve 242 acres just west of Port Penn, state and county officials proposed paying more than 18 times what the state typically spends to buy farmland development rights.
The Archaeological Society of Delaware invites the public to attend its March speaker series at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 20. Delaware Department of Transportation archaeologist David S. Clarke will present excavation results from the Route 301 Archaeology Program in Delaware.
Wilmington , Del. Two Delaware healthcare workers are arrested following investigations by Attorney General Beau Biden's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, on patient abuse and other charges.
Attorney Christian Wright presents his argument before the Delaware Supreme Court Wednesday.
Some New Castle County officials fear that Darley Green, the mixed-use project once hailed as the centerpiece of an economic renaissance in Claymont, could be downscaled into a mere upscale apartment complex.
Certainly, he's had a long and storied political career. A lawyer by training, Mr. Biden served on Delaware's New Castle County Council and spent decades in the Senate .
New Castle County, home to Wilmington and almost two-thirds of Delaware's 925,000 people, plans to raise its minimum wage for county employees to $10.10 an hour, effective July 1. Elected county executive Tom Gordon, a Democrat, plans to sign the increase into law this afternoon, in solidarity with President Obama's planned national minimum wage ... (more)
Lewes resident Robert C. Bennett is the fourth candidate to file for the Cape Henlopen school district at-large seat.
Jennie Van knew she wanted to be an artist when she was a little girl, but she couldn't have known... New Castle County employees who earn minimum wage will soon receive a pay increase to $10.10 an hour under a new plan approved by County Executive Tom Gordon.