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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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State officials handed out $3.6 million to sixteen downtown development projects Wednesday morning.

 

The Delaware Downtown Development Districts grants will help projects in Harrington, Dover, Milford, Smyrna and Wilmington revamp older buildings in hopes of attracting more businesses and residents downtown.  

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Chemours will stay in its current downtown Wilmington home.

Wilmington-based chemical company says it’s agreed to sell the historic DuPont Building that serves as its headquarters to the Buccini/Pollin Group.   Chemours will lease space back as a long-term tenant and Buccini/Pollin will redevelop the building.

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The winter surge in First State gas prices is not slowing down.  AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular is now at $2.39.

Delaware Electric Cooperative announced Tuesday it is considering cutting its rates by around 5 percent.

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Delaware drivers are seeing higher gas prices as they welcome in the new year.  AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the cost of a gallon of regular is now at $2.30.

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Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control approved a controversial permit Wednesday allowing a state refinery to ship up to 10,000 barrels of ethanol a day.

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