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DuPont’s plan to invest $200 million into its Experimental Station campus in Wilmington is quickly bearing fruit.

 

Nemours Children’s Health System announced Thursday it will be moving its biomedical research to DuPont’s Experimental Station.

A manufacturing partnership at Delaware Tech is getting a boost from federal grant money.

 

The Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced this week it will receive $2.5 million in federal funding to support its work with medium and small manufacturers in the First State.

Wilmington-based chemical giant DuPont announced Tuesday that’s turning a profit again, following a successful 4th quarter.

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Wilmington’s Queen Theater is losing its current management, but is expected to remain open.

World Café Live will depart the venue when its contract is up on May 25

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Gas prices in the First State retreated again last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular fell 5 cents over the past seven days – from $2.35 to $2.30.

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Chicken growers on the Delmarva Peninsula produced more than 4 billion pounds of chicken last year. And about one in five of those chickens were shipped outside the US, typically to Canada or Mexico.

 

So you might think President Trump’s talk of renegotiating trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would scare poultry producers. But it doesn’t.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate remained unchanged again in December.

Unemployment in the First State has been locked in at 4.3 percent since July of last year – a six month run. 

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Two groups are appealing a decision by Delaware environmental officials to allow a refinery to ship 10,000 of gallons of ethanol a day through the state.

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Delaware drivers finally saw some relief at the gas pump last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular slipped 5 cents last week – falling from $2.39 to $2.35 over the past seven days.

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Delaware’s Department of Insurance is telling local consumers about security breach involving Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc. – or SummitRe – and BCS Financial Corporations.

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