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    Plosser to retire next year as Philly Fed chief

    Charles Plosser, the influential president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia,  will retire, effective March 1, 2015. Plosser has served as the 10th president of the Philadelphia Fed since August 1, 2006. “For more than eight years, I have had the honor to work alongside many talented colleagues here at our bank and throughout the [...]

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    Delaware jobless rate rises to 6.5 percent in August

    Delaware’s unemployment rate rose three-tenths of a percent in August to 6.5 percent as more people entered a labor market that is adding jobs at a rate above the national average. The jobless rate was also .4 percent above the national rate, the first time in many years that has happened. The Delaware Department of [...]


    (Photo gallery) duPont Hospital for Children celebrates upcoming opening

    Terri Kelly ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 16 The final touches are being put on a new hospital that includes a five-story atrium and patient rooms designed with the input of parents of young patients. The event featured remarks by hospital officials as well as board member Terri Kelly, CEO of W.L. Gore [...]

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    Coachella and Firefly Founders Team Up | Billboard

    The organizers of the Firefly Music Festival and the  Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival have formed a joint venture, according to Billboard.com. Firefly has grown rapidly in the past three years into one of the nation’s largest festivals under owner Red Frog Events. According to Billboard, Coachella is the largest music festival in the [...]

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    Nelson Peltz entity pushes for break-up of DuPont

    An entity of activist investor Nelson Peltz  is pressing for the break-up of DuPont,  claiming the company’s stock valued is being destroyed by its management. Investment funds managed by Trian Fund Management, L.P.  have bought about $1.6 billion of DuPont, by some accounts about 3 percent of total shares. After a dialogue with Trian, DuPont decided to [...]

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    Frontier rolls out new paint scheme and strategy

      Frontier Airlines rolled out  a new paint job for its jets as it converts to an ultra low-cost carrier. The airline kept its signature animals but downsized the website address on aircraft. The design used design  touches from the history of the airline and its predecessor that served the Rocky Moutnain region  The carrier [...]

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