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  • Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Delmarva Chicken Festival Could Continue with New Sponsor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:35:14 GMT
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
    The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce might step in to salvage the decades-old Delmarva Chicken Festival.More
  • Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Teeing up for Changes at Cambridge Golf Course

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:43:54 GMT
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
    Bill Collier has that proud father look when he roams the grounds of his newly acquired golf course.  Although playing golf isn't his thing, he couldn't deny the inherent beauty of the landscape at the newly renamed Choptank River Golf and Event Center.More
  • U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 311,000

    U.S. Jobless Aid Applications Rise to 311,000

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-14 13:30:12 GMT
    More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.More
    More people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, although jobless claims continue to be close to pre-recession levels.More
  • Feds Provide $5M for Runway Work at Salisbury Airport

    Feds Provide $5M for Runway Work at Salisbury Airport

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:10:23 GMT
    The U.S. Transportation Department has awarded a $5.5 million grant to the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport to rehabilitate one of the airport's two runways, it was announced Wednesday.
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    The U.S. Transportation Department has awarded a $5.5 million grant to the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport to rehabilitate one of the airport's two runways, it was announced Wednesday.

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  • U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July

    U.S. Retail Sales Flat in July

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-08-13 13:15:52 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains. The Commerce Department said
    U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the economy despite recent job gains.More
  • Consumer Spending Rises on Delmarva

    Consumer Spending Rises on Delmarva

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:09 AM EDT2014-08-08 12:09:07 GMT
    New figures released by the federal government show consumer spending has been steadily changing for Maryland, Delaware and Virginia since the Great Recession. The figures come from a report the government released Thursday. This is the first time the report shows consumer spending on a state-by-state basis.More
    New figures released by the federal government show consumer spending has been steadily changing for Maryland, Delaware and Virginia since the Great Recession. The figures come from a report the government released Thursday. This is the first time the report shows consumer spending on a state-by-state basis.More
  • Local Home Sales Slip in July, Rebound Expected

    Local Home Sales Slip in July, Rebound Expected

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:15:44 GMT
    According to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of Realtors settlements dipped in July across the Tri-County area, but an increase in contracts or pending home sales points to a rebound in the coming months. More
    According to the latest figures from the Coastal Association of Realtors settlements dipped in July across the Tri-County area, but an increase in contracts or pending home sales points to a rebound in the coming months. More
  • Mortgage Giant Freddie Mac Earns $1.4B in 2Q

    Thursday, August 7 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-08-07 13:35:25 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Mortgage giant Freddie Mac posted net income of $1.4 billion for the April-through-June period, aided by a strengthening housing market. The government-controlled company has turned a
    Mortgage giant Freddie Mac posted net income of $1.4 billion for the April-through-June period, aided by a strengthening housing market. The government-controlled company has turned a profit in each of the past 11 quarters.More
  • No Bail for Md. Man in Delaware Insurance Case

    No Bail for Md. Man in Delaware Insurance Case

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-08-07 12:12:09 GMT
    A federal judge says a Maryland businessman will remain in custody pending trial on charges of lying to Delaware insurance regulators.More
    A federal judge says a Maryland businessman will remain in custody pending trial on charges of lying to Delaware insurance regulators.More
  • Report: Russia to Block U.S. Agricultural Imports

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:57:28 GMT
    MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti is quoting an official of Russia's sanitary oversight agency as saying all imports of agricultural products from the United States to Russia will
    The Russian state news agency RIA Novosti is quoting an official of Russia's sanitary oversight agency as saying all imports of agricultural products from the United States to Russia will be banned.More
  • Pfizer to Pay $35M in Organ Transplant Drug Settlement

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-06 18:57:29 GMT
    WILMINGTON, Del.– Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Wednesday that his office has joined 41 other State Attorneys General in reaching a $35 million nationwide settlement with Pfizer Inc, as
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced Wednesday that his office has joined 41 other State Attorneys General in reaching a $35 million nationwide settlement with Pfizer Inc, as parent of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., over allegations the company unlawfully promoted Rapamune, an immunosuppressive drug currently approved by the FDA for use in preventing organ rejection after kidney transplant surgery.More
  • U.S. Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate Rises to 6.2 Pct.

    U.S. Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate Rises to 6.2 Pct.

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:53:00 GMT
    U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.More
    U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.More
  • U.S. Manufacturing Expands Again in July

    U.S. Manufacturing Expands Again in July

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:45:46 GMT
    U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.More
    U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.More
  • Harbor Freight to Open Store in Salisbury

    Harbor Freight to Open Store in Salisbury

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:17:11 GMT
    A new store is moving into an old space in Salisbury.More
    A new store is moving into an old space in Salisbury. More
  • Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

    Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:28:31 GMT
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.More
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More
  • Del. Crews Prep for Critical I-495 Repair Work

    Del. crews prep for critical I-495 repair work

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:38:27 GMT
    The Delaware Department of Transportation says it's preparing for a jacking operation that it calls a critical phase of repairing the damaged Interstate 495 bridgeMore
    The Delaware Department of Transportation says it's preparing for a jacking operation that it calls a critical phase of repairing the damaged Interstate 495 bridgeMore
  • Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Goodwill Breach Under Investigation, Lower Shore Branch Unaffected

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:28:12 GMT
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives.More
    Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. prepares people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives. More
  • Legal Battle Continues Over Proposed Allen Harim Plant

    Legal Battle Continues Over Proposed Allen Harim Plant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:30:11 GMT
    The legal battle continues over a proposed Allen Harim chicken processing plant in Millsboro, after an environmental group filed an appeal against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As a result, the fate of 700 jobs are up in the air, as the courts will decide the future of the plant.More
    The legal battle continues over a proposed Allen Harim chicken processing plant in Millsboro, after an environmental group filed an appeal against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As a result, the fate of 700 jobs are up in the air, as the courts will decide the future of the plant.
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  • U.S. Unemployment Aid Applications Drop to 302,000

    U.S. Unemployment Aid Applications Drop to 302,000

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:35:28 GMT
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.More
    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.More
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  • Obama offers new accommodations on birth control

    Obama offers new accommodations on birth control

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:35:40 GMT
    The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their...More
    The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their...More
  • Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:34:58 GMT
    Most Asian stock markets inched higher Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world's biggest economy is gaining strength. Gains were tempered as investors...More
    Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months....More
  • Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike

    Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hike

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:24:45 GMT
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.More
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.More


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