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State officials relaunched choosehealthde.com to try to help consumers learn more about impending changes to healthcare spending in Delaware.

Amazon has narrowed the list of locations under consideration for its second headquarters and Delaware is not on the list.


A national study ranks Delaware second in the nation in small-business friendliness.

 

Only Wyoming scored higher in the survey of business owners using the professional networking site Thumbtack.

 

DowDupont

Delaware will get a bit more of the recently merged DowDuPont.

Company officials announced Tuesday seven additional businesses will move into the planned Specialty Products spinoff in Delaware.


Members of the Electoral College - including those in Delaware - gather Monday to officially elect America’s next president.

Delaware's 3 electors will cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote, but lost the Electoral College to President-elect Donald Trump. Trump is the fifth candidate to lose the popular vote, but win the Electoral College.

University of Delaware

On October 19th, Delaware Public Media and the University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication hosted the 2016 Delaware Debates featuring the races for Governor and U.S. House. 

The U.S. House debate featured Lisa Blunt Rochester, the Democratic nominee, and Republican Hans Reigle.

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If a parent is not treated for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), their child will do worse in school.

 

That’s what research from the University of Delaware implies of HIV treatment in Zambia.

 

But, the case is applicable to Delaware as well, even though HIV is not the no. 1 public health concern, said UD economics professor Adrienne Lucas.

By Vitaly V. Kuzmin, via Wikimedia Commons


  Gun control advocates are focusing their efforts on state government as Congress remains gridlocked. 

Delaware Public Media

The First State received some good news on the economic front Tuesday.  The state’s AAA credit rating remains intact with all three major rating agencies.

Delaware Public Media

Despite the busy summer driving season, Delaware motorists are enjoying the falling prices this month.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular in First State dropped 5 cents from $2.64 to $2.59 in the past week. Motorists in Delaware are now paying nearly a dollar less than a year ago when the state’s average stood at $3.46.

 

Delawaregasprices.com reports there are just over a dozen stations selling a gallon of regular for $2.49 or slightly less, mostly in Kent County.

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