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Rick Jensen's Beer Snob

May in Delaware.  The air is filled with the sounds of soccer moms cursing at gas prices and gurgling sump pumps.  Ah, Spring.  Ahhhh, Sprrrrrring.  As forests of onion grass await your dull mower blades, perhaps it’s a good...

UD: Why Not A Medical School?

The University of Delaware’s December 2010 announcement that it was exploring the launch of a new law school struck some as a bit of a head scratcher.  Now, President Pat Harker has recommended the Board “terminate further active consideration...

Talkin' Mid-East Politics

Wilmington native and Salesianum School alumnus (class of 1976) Gregory Gause, Professor of Political Science at the University of Vermont, is one of America’s top commentators on the Middle East.  A noted expert on Saudi Arabia and author of...

I Love My Delaware Workplace – The Delaware Shakespeare Festival

The Delaware Shakespeare Festival is one of Delaware’s cultural gems. Each summer for the past nine years, they have provided Delaware with first class educational programs and riveting professional theatre. The company has been in residence at Wilmington’s historic...

Scenes From a Teachers' Union Meeting

"How we gonna shake 'em down today, Vinnie?" "I dunno, Mikey. I'm thinkin' we'll corner him in his office and demand an extra 5% cut for next year?" "You serious, Vinnie? Them boys ain't gonna go for that. We'll be lucky...

To Ration Or Not To Ration, Is That The Question?

About twenty years ago, I left Washington and moved to Delaware to take a job at DuPont Merck.  Since then, I have spent nearly all of my working life in the life sciences industry.  This has given me a...

Oil Has Been Discovered In Hell

“Oil has been discovered in Hell!”   In the oil industry there is a story of an old wildcatter who dies and goes to heaven.  He is met at the pearly gates by St. Peter and is shown around.  Each profession...

Mind The Message©

What do a thirty second commercial, an introductory handshake, and a headline have in common? They are all opportunities to make a first impression, to grab attention, generate interest, and sell. We have similar chances to stand out from the...

Coughs and Wives Tales…

So you have a very annoying cough with your respiratory infection.  STEP   AWAY   FROM   THE   COUGH   MEDICINES. Do not be in a hurry to spend your money. Why not?  80% of the time they either don’t help at all, or...

Catching up with Mike Brey

The 2011 Associated Press Coach of the Year at Notre Dame, Mike Brey was one of the most successful coaches in University of Delaware history.   In his final three seasons in Newark, the Blue Hens compiled  a 70-23 record,...
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New photo page, Delaware Community Lens, will celebrate First State

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Meet ‘The Wilmington:’ A liquid ode to Delaware’s largest city

The new cocktail uses gin, peach-infused simple syrup, lemon and cinnamon.

Carney activates National Guard to help with inauguration events in Delaware

The Executive Order said protests are planned in Wilmington, Dover and at the Delaware Capitol.
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