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    Winter storm warning issued for northern Delaware

    The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New Castle County and adjacent areas, effective at 10 a.m. on Sunday until 4 a.m. on Monday. The pink area on the accompanying map denotes the area of the warning. Forecasts call for a nasty mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain, with ice […]

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    2 arrested, others sought in robbery-slaying of Newark real estate appraiser, wife

    A man and a woman have been arrested and additional suspects are being sought in connection with the asphyxiation  deaths of a well-known Newark-area real estate appraiser and his wife. According to news services, the victims were identified as Earl Loomis, 79 and his wife, Maryann, 76. News of the  identities of the couple had been making the […]

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    Navient defends work of business that lost student loan collection contract

    The U.S. Department of Education announced it will wind down contracts with five private collection agencies, including one owned by a Delaware-based company. The five companies are: Coast Professional, Enterprise Recovery Systems, National Recoveries, Pioneer Credit Recovery, and West Asset Management. Pioneer is a subsidiary of Wilmington-based Navient. Pioneer employs more than 1,000 in New […]

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    Deal brings auto exports to Port of Wilmington

    FCA US, formerly Chrysler Group has awarded a multi-year vehicle processing contract to New Castle-based AutoPort, Inc. Vehicles built at  North American plants in the Midwest and Ontario, Canada, will be transported to Delaware by rail and prepared for export to various destinations in the Middle East by AutoPort’s technicians. Chrysler closed its Delaware plant in 2008, […]

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    One of three men tied to ISIS plot operated Dover Mall kiosk

    One of three men, charged with attempting to provide  support for the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIL/ISIS) operated a kiosk at Dover Mall for a time while living in the area. On Wednesday, a criminal complaint was unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charging Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, Akhror Saidakhmetov, and Abror Habibov with attempt and conspiracy charges. An […]

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    Navient acquires Texas-based government asset recovery company

    Wilmington-based Navient announced that it has acquired Gila LLC. Financial terms were not announced. The  Austin, Texas-based asset recovery (debt collections)  and business process outsourcing firm focuses on the state and local government market, serving more than 600 clients in 39 states. Commonly known as Municipal Services Bureau,  the firm provides receivables management services and […]

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