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    (GALLERY) Delaware jobless rate falls to 6 percent

    job change ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 4 ployed residents rising by 1,500 and the number unemployed falling by 1,800, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. The state’s jobless rate is still slightly higher than the national figure, after decades of often  being a percent or so below the U.S. number. The state also […]

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    Firefly producers add country music fest in June

    The organizers of Firefly Music Festival have signed up country superstars Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, along with the legendary Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn for a three-day event at their site at Dover International Speedway.  Big Barrel Country Music Festival will take place in from June 26-28, 2015.  at The Woodlands of […]


    Northern Delaware gets more SEPTA rail service

    Delaware is getting more  SEPTA Regional Rail Line service under a new schedule that went into effect on Sunday. The Wilmington/Newark line will see a  weekday outbound Train #273. The service departs from Jefferson Station at 8:29 p.m. and will now serve Wilmington Station. A weekday  inbound train traveling inbound towards Center City will now originate from the […]

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    SevOne to lease space on STAR Campus

    Fast-growing technology company SevOne  plans to move its headquarters from Pike Creek to the University of Delaware STAR campus in Newark. Rumors of the company’s move  had been making the rounds for months as the Pike Creek property is expected to be redeveloped. “This is exactly  the kind of  company we want on the STAR Campus,” […]

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    (Gallery) HealthSouth opens rehab hospital in Middletown

    [Show picture list] HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown held a dedication ceremony on Friday at 250 East Hampden Road in Middletown. In attendance were Mathew Gooch, CEO of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown; Middletown Mayor Kenneth Branner, Jr.; Jay Grinney, CEO of HealthSouth Corporation; and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. “We’re excited to be providing much […]

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    ATK working on eco-friendly fracking technology

    The  technology used in propelling rockets may make its way into the process of producing oil and gas via  hydraulic fracturing. ATK, which operates a site in Elkton, Md., has been quietly working on technology that could make hydraulic fracturing or  fracking more environmentally friendly. The Elkton site is best  known for the production of smaller rocket motors […]

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