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Delaware Public Media's coverage of the business-related stories.

Sarah Mueller

Gov. John Carney has approved legislation allowing the state to reimburse companies for funding projects that meet certain goals.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Wilmington’s 76ers Fieldhouse officially broke ground Wednesday.

The new 76ers’ Fieldhouse in South Wilmington will be home to the 76ers’ NBA G League Team, the Delaware Blue Coats - previously the 87ers.


Allen Harim

Allen Harim has moved its corporate headquarters to Millsboro after nearly a century in Seaford.

People can now pay for a ride on the DART bus using their mobile phone.

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Over the years, back-to-school shopping has become more than a retail excursion for JoAnn Babbie and her two sons.

Picking out binders and backpacks requires a parent-child conversation. Comparing prices is a teachable moment. And handing over the credit card and car keys to allow the boys to do some shopping on their own is a rite of passage.

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This year’s back-to-school fashions have moved beyond plaid, with new colors, cuts and combinations designed to inspire discretionary spending.

While shopping in recent years has focused on purchases kids need rather than want, this season there’s a trend toward indulgence.

Napigen

Delaware companies are reacting to a recent European Union court decision on genetically modified food. The ruling means new techniques of genetic engineering will be subject to safety checks and consumer labeling in Europe.

 

Hajime Sakai is CEO of Napigen, a gene-editing company in Wilmington. He spoke to Delaware Public Media’s Sarah Mueller about why it’s a setback for businesses like his.

 


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Delaware has seen some heavy rain recently, and there’s more in the forecast. That’s good for some First State farmers but not others.

DowDupont

DowDuPont is expressing disappointment with a recent European Union court decision on genetically modified food.


The Food Bank of Delaware has announced a new workforce development program.


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