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Bill to cut premium cigar tax in half sails through committee

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

The House Revenue and Finance Committee on Wednesday voted to release a bill that would reduce the tax on premium cigars from 30% to 15%.  Senate Bill 131, sponsored by Sen. Laura Sturgeon, D-Hockessin, aims to make Delaware’s tax on hand-rolled cigars consistent with the tax rates in surrounding states. The tax rate in Maryland is 15% and there is …

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14 Wilmington gang members hit with 120 charges, including six murders

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Police & Fire

    Fourteen members of the Wlmington gang have been indicted on more than 120 criminal charges, including six counts of murder, authorities announced Monday. The indictment comes after a six-month long investigation involving the Delaware Department of Justice, Wilmington Police Department and New Castle County Police Department, and more agencies. The six murder charges relate to deaths between Nov. …