• Mike Zbranak

    (Photo gallery) Officials praise JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center expansion

    A  ceremony marking of the expansion of the JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center on the University of Delaware Newark campus may have been  more than an expansion  of a long-running partnership. Students of the Delaware corporate community may have   have viewed  the event  added  evidence of the financial services giant taking a leadership role that over […]

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    Punkin Chunkin canceled for second straight year

    ECP Watcher / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA The event that had to move from a Sussex County field after a lawsuit from a volunteer has been canceled for the second year in a row, due to insurance problems. The new location was to have been held  Dover International Speedway. Legislation that would have protected the […]

  • Kullman

    Kullman to retire as CEO of DuPont

     Ellen Kullman has opted to retire  from the post of  CEO DuPont  as the company reduced its earnings guidance for the year and speeded up restructuring work. Kullman, the company’s first female CEO,  announced that she will retire from the company effective October 16.  On that date, Edward Breen, a current member of the DuPont […]

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    (Video) Calpine, officials dedicate natural gas power plant in Dover

    (In the above video, Gov. Jack Markell talks about the role of clean energy  in the state). Calpine has dedicated the Garrison Energy Center, a new 309-megawatt combined-cycle power plant at the Garrison Oak Technology Park in Dover as natural gas becomes a bigger part of the region’s electrical generating mix. “Today’s celebration is a […]

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    Threat from Hurricane Joaquin lessens as flooding hits coastal areas

    Residents are asked to stay abreast of news as the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Joaquin lessens. Meanwhile, coastal flooding remains a threat. The forecast track of the hurricane shows the storm remaining off the Delaware coast after earlier models showed a direct hit or near miss. That lessened fears of a repeat […]

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    15 percent stake in Dogfish Head sold to private equity firm

    A private equity firm has bought a 15 percent stake in Milton-based Dogfish Head Companies. Sam Calagione, founder of the craft brewer announced the transaction in a letter to employees. According to the letter, LNK Partners of White Plains, NY will take a minority position in the company in a move endorsed by Calagione, his […]

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