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Wawa to pay Delaware 450K over 2019 data breach

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Business

Delaware will receive $450,000 out of an $8 million multi-state settlement with a Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain after a data breach compromised some 34 million payment cards. Attorney General Kathy Jennings said Wawa Inc. failed to take reasonable security measures to prevent such a data breach and therefore violated state consumer protection and personal information protection laws.  Under the settlement, …

Wawa asks customers to mask up when entering stores

Charlie Megginson Business, Headlines, Health

Wawa has updated its mask policy to require all employees to wear masks in their stores regardless of vaccination status. The use of masks in the popular convenience stores remains optional for customers, although new signs posted on entryways ask customers, vaccinated or not, to wear masks while inside the stores.  A Dover-area store manager confirmed the updated guidance but …

Black doula Ariandra Clark with patient Adrienne Dawson

Black doulas aim to reduce ethnic birth disparities

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  Adrienne Dawson’s breathing was becoming erratic and panicky as her contractions increased while she labored last month with her first child at Christiana Care. Doula Ariandra Clark leaned over and rested her hand calmly on Dawson’s chest, and they looked into each other’s eyes. “Calm down,” Clark said kindly. If Dawson kept breathing like that, she would pass out, …

DelawareLive July 31

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 31, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House speaker refuses to consider McGuiness removal Delaware lawmakers eye major state capitol expansion DOJ responds to McGuiness’ claims of unfair trial: ‘She is wrong’ Here’s how $600M in COVID education money was spent  Culture Baking up a good time: State Fair attracts culinary …

Curbside residential EV charger bill released from House committee

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill heard by the House Energy Committee Tuesday would require Dover, Wilmington and Newark to set up a permitting process for curbside residential EV chargers/Getty Images A bill released from the House Energy Committee Tuesday could soon require Delaware’s three largest cities to make it easier for residents to install personal electric vehicle charging stations.  Senate Substitute 1 for …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 8, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/DelawareLive-Aug-8.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Aug 8″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Hundreds gather to protest ChristianaCare’s vaccine mandate State urges unvaccinated to …

9/11 charity pays off mortgage for state trooper’s family

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Police & Fire

Photo from Tunnel to Towers Delmarva On April 26, 2017, Delaware State Police Cpl. Stephen Ballard, 32, approached a suspicious vehicle at the Bear Wawa. Inside the car was Burgon Sealy Jr., armed with the gun he fired into Ballard’s torso, even after Ballard fell to the ground. Ballard died, leaving behind his daughter, Abigail, and his wife of 18 …

State vaccine campaign will use prizes, drawing for $302,000

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines, Health

  Delaware is upping the ante to get people vaccinated as case rates continue to drop.  On Tuesday, the state announced it was launching DE Wins!, a public education and incentive program aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in Delaware. “Our goal is to reach 70 percent of vaccinated adults in Delaware in the coming weeks, and to continue vaccinating …