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State officials are once again looking for private investors to help bolster the Port of Wilmington as its infrastructure continues to age.

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Gas prices in the First State are starting to rise again.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average cost of a gallon of regular jumped 4 cents over the past seven days – from $2.18 to $2.22.

It’s the first rise in prices in five weeks, ending a stretch that saw them fall 22 cents.  

It’s tax season, and many First State families who may qualify for tax credits and deductions may not be taking full advantage of them.

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Chemours ends its fiscal year with $7 million in profit after paying out a costly settlement to thousands of people claiming the DuPont spinoff is responsible for their cancer diagnoses.

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Delaware’s 25 farmers’ markets showed strong sales last year, despite a wet spring and humid summer. 


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DuPont and its spinoff, Chemours, will pay $670.7 million to settle the roughly 3,500 lawsuits alleging the dumping of chemicals caused cancer in nearby communities.

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The Delaware Department of Justice wants people to watch out for bogus online lead generators and list services.

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More good news for First State motorists Delaware at the gas pump last week.

AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average cost of a gallon of regular fell another 4 cents over the past seven days – from $2.22 to $2.18.

That’s the fourth straight week drivers have seen prices drop, and they’ve rolled back 22 in that one month span. reports nearly a dozen stations are charging $2.08 or less – mainly in New Castle and Newark.

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The British drugmaker, which has its U.S. headquarters just outside Wilmington, said the company saw a 13 percent revenue decline after its cholesterol drug Crestor lost patent protection.

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DuPont announced Tuesday it’s has agreed to sell the historic Hotel du Pont in downtown Wilmington to the Buccini/Pollin Group.