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    Jobless rate falls to 4.5 percent

    Delaware’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in April from 4.6 percent in March and 5.9 during April 2014. According to the Delaware Department of Labor, it has been 32 months since the state last showed an unemployment increase. The lower figure also came during what many economists see as a sluggish first quarter The […]

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    Winter New Castle Airport flights on Frontier up in the air

    Winter airline  service in Delaware is no longer a certainty after a  management shake-up has been announced at Frontier Airlines. David Siegel, who has been the chief executive officer of the Denver-based  airline for the last three years, “has informed the Airlines’ Board of Directors that for personal reasons he will step down as the airline’s CEO, […]

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    Close, but no DuPont seat for Peltz as other Trian nominees fell far shot of being elected

    Nelson Peltz may have been one big shareholder away from gaining a seat on the board of DuPont. But as the saying goes, close only counts in horseshoes. For now, the activist shareholder is on the outside looking in. The Dow Jones newswires reported that Peltz gained 43 percent of the votes. That compares to […]

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    Check out the May 20-26, 2015 edition the Business Bulletin

    Stay up to date with the freshest business news with this week’s edition of the Business Bulletin. CLICK HERE  to check out the breaking news and other updates in  this  week’s  edition of the Bulletin.The Bulletin comes free of charge in an easy-to-read format i for your laptop, tablet,  or smartphone with a larger screen.   If you cannot […]

  • The now iconic photo from DuPont Co. of Kullman and Peltz greeting one another.

    Opinion: Despite claims to the contrary, Peltz is a short-term investor

    Nelson Peltz revealed his intentions and underlying philosophy in one comment at the DuPont annual meeting last week. When the votes were counted,  DuPont and CEO Ellen Kullman had won an important  victory over Peltz as its slate of four  directors beat out Peltz’s  nominees. The meeting was held at what will soon be the […]

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    Council committee makes moves toward funding recommendations from Wilmington crime report

    A key committee of the Wilmington City Council seems likely to throw its support behind the findings of a crime commission that have gotten a chilly reception from the administration of Mayor Dennis Williams. Wilmington City Council President Theo Gregory said  the Council’s  Finance Committee will review a revised budget that includes added funding for public safety. Gregory […]

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