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Chemours reports a profit in first quarter

There was good news for DuPont spinoff Chemours in its first quarter earnings report released Tuesday. The Wilmington-based chemical company posted a net first quarter profit of $51 million dollars.
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State lawmakers take aim at abusers in the classroom

Teachers that have been accused of misconduct in the classroom or community could lose their educational licenses more easily under a new proposal.
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There was good news for DuPont spinoff Chemours in its first quarter earnings report released Tuesday.

The Wilmington-based chemical company posted a net first quarter profit of $51 million dollars.

With no winning numbers chosen Saturday night, the current Powerball drawing is inching closer to being one of the top 10 prizes of all time.

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The First State’s lone publicly traded casino posted another loss in the first quarter this year, but it still marks a path of upward trajectory.

Lawrence Moore

Local author and writer Autumn Johns was among those deeply saddened by the death of Howard High School student Amy Joyner-Francis, and she wrote a poem called “My Sister of Howard High School.”


Kathleen Buckalew

 


POLYTECH High School junior Hannah Sturgis is heading to Washington D.C. this Monday and Tuesday for the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.

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Rising gas prices in the First State showed no signs of letting up last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular jumped another eight cents over the past seven days – from $2.09 to $2.18.

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First State hoop fans welcomed newly minted Olympian Elena Delle Donne back to Delaware again Sunday.

For a third straight year, Delle Donne and the WBNA’s Chicago Sky played an exhibition game at the University of Delaware's Bob Carpenter Center.

And the enthusiasm for the visit hasn’t waned.  Over 3,400 fans showed up to watch Delle Donne, the reigning WNBA Most Valuable Player, led the Sky to a dominating  93-59 win over New York Liberty.

The former UD and Ursuline Academy star didn't disappoint, scoring a team-high 17 points despite playing just 14 minutes.

Photo Credit: Denise Monaghan

Wesley College quarterback Joe Callahan is getting a shot to play at the highest level. 

Callahan is making the jump from NCAA Division III to the NFL after being signed as a free agent by Green Bay Saturday following the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

There was little discord among Delaware Republicans Saturday when they nearly unanimously approved their slate of delegates to the national convention in Cleveland this summer.

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Making it easier for all Delawareans to purchase a home is the focus of Gov. Jack Markell’s weekly message.

Markell says assistance offered by the state’s Housing Authority has helped more than 5,500 Delawareans buy a home.

He adds his administration’s Downtown Development Districts have incentivized developers to make housing available near city job centers and public transportation.

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