Wilmington, Delaware – He’s not on the ballot for mayor in Wilmington, but Joe Biden’s hometown is getting some attention as a result of his presidential candidacy.

Amid the 19 general election campaign trips to seven battleground states, Biden has spent his down time in Wilmington, a fitting backdrop for the man who ditched Washington most nights and took Amtrak home from his Senate job to be with family.

If elected, Biden would be the first president from Delaware. And Wilmington — population 70,000 — would join the list of obscure presidential homes that includes Jimmy Carter’s Plains, Georgia; George W. Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas; and President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.  
 
“The city’s stature has been enhanced by Joe’s running,” Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki told CBS News. “It is still a big deal for people to see the potential next president of the United States, it

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Register today for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free “How to Start a Business” webinar. Following the webinar, participants may then register for free one-on-one business advising.
The webinar will take place Thursday Sept. 10 from 3:30-6 p.m. and also Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Register online at: http://www.DelawareSBDC.org

David Root, center director of the SBDC said “We are now advising clients with a variety of business ideas, such as manufacturing, day care centers, marketing and social media consulting, service businesses, food trucks and retail shops.”

“No matter what you plan to start, the webinar will help you determine whether you are ready for what you need to do to move forward,” Mr. Root said.

This webinar is for individuals who are considering starting their own business in Delaware for the first time. Workshop topics include:

•Why business plans are important no matter what type of business

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WILMINGTON — The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will be stepping up enforcement next month to make sure all businesses are complying with regulations put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

Currently there have been 14,776 cases of COVID-19 in Delaware, including 66 new cases announced by the DPH on Tuesday. The DPH also announced one new death — a 40-year-old individual from New Castle with no underlying health conditions.

Delaware’s COVID-19-related death total increased to 580. There are currently 62 COVID-19-related hospitalizations, with 14 considered critical, the DPH said.

One number that continues to look good for Delaware is the percentage of positive tests — the seven-day rolling average is at 4.1%.

At his weekly COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday. Gov. John Carney said he wants the state to do even better.

“This is a good place to be, but not where we want to

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