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    Gas prices on the upswing after March decline

    Gas prices appear to be on the upswing  as March comes to an end, AAA-Mid Atlantic reported. The price at the pump in Delaware as of Monday  was around  $2.25 a gallon, down about 3 cents from a week ago. However, one of the price leaders in the market, Wawa, raised prices Monday morning to nearly $2.28 a […]

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    GOP senators seek 5% spending cut to pay for roads, raises for state workers

    Delaware State Senate Republicans are seeking a 5 percent spending cut that would allow for transportation funding and raises for state employees. The proposal came in a letter to Gov. Jack Markell. The initiative would direct the heads of each state agency to reduce spending in their departments by 5 percent, “through legislation, executive order, […]

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    (Video) Markell makes case for Strategic Fund

    In his weekly video address, Gov. Jack Markell made a case for the state’s strategic fund. The fund came under fire in a News Journal story that cited a lack of transparency in the program. The following is the text of Markell’s remarks: “Delaware’s steadily declining unemployment rate has dipped to 4.8 percent. That’s well […]

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    Wilmington ranks fifth in solar energy capacity

    Wilmington again has been named one of the nation’s “Solar Stars,” a ranking of top cities in the U.S. for solar energy. In the report, Shining Cities – Harnessing the Benefits of Solar Energy in America, released   by Environment America Research & Policy Center, Wilmington is ranked first in the South Atlantic region and 5th […]

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    Wegmans opening in November; Plans call for 175 full-time workers

    Wegmans Food Markets is hiring and training employees for its massive new store in Glen Mills, PA, north of the Delaware line. The company announced it will hire a total of 525 people, with 500 hired locally. Of that number, 175 will work full time. Wegmans is now seeking to fill those positions and will […]

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    Check out the March 25-April 1 edition of the Business Bulletin

    Want to  catch up on all of the week’s  business news? CLICK HERE  for the latest edition of the Bulletin, which comes free of charge in an easy-to-read format ideal for your laptop or tablet. The Bulletin is published weekly and provides the freshest business news. If you cannot access the Bulletin link, CLICK HERE to view […]

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