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The holiday shopping season in the First State and elsewhere kicked off with Black Friday.

Some Delawareans got started early Thanksgiving evening as stores began opening for the nation’s biggest shopping weekend.

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Historic New Castle is encouraging shoppers to check out its small businesses this Saturday.

 


The First State has seen job growth in recent months according to payroll data released Friday.

As consumers plunge into the traditional holiday shopping season, they are expected to spend more than ever. They also will shop in more ways, making wish lists via voice-activated personal assistants, activating coupons on their phones, and downloading apps that lead them directly to gifts in the store.

 


By Trogain (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Holiday shoppers can expect a gift from retailers this year, with abundant deep discounts and doorbusters

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Delmarva Power’s natural gas customers will soon see a slight reduction in their bills.


Willey Farms Facebook post of the blaze on Nov, 5, 2018

Willey Farms is starting to make a comeback from the fire that burned it to the ground earlier this month.

 


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Colder temperatures have arrived across the region. And one local utility is trying to make sure its customers stay warm safely.

 


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Delaware’s Department of Insurance is set to hold a public hearing this month regarding an international business acquisition.

 

The Chinese company China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced in 2016 it would acquire the Virginia-based S&P 400 insurance company Genworth Holdings in a $2.7 billion transaction.

 

The deal was green-lighted back in June by the inter-agency federal oversight Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States after it examined possible national security concerns.

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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry is ready to say “thank you” to the military community this weekend.

 


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