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  DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware residents gathered at the state capitol Thursday to pay their respects to former Attorney General Beau Biden. Biden, eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. Beau Biden lay in honor in the state Senate chamber following a procession from Wilmington to…

By Sam Waltz Sam@DelawareBusinessTimes.com The Competitive Tax Plan — known as “the Graetz Plan” for its creator, Columbia University Law Professor Michael Graetz — took center stage last week at the Wilmington Tax Group, Delaware’s largest and oldest regular meeting of tax and financial professionals. Marc W. Everson, a former commissioner of the Internal Revenue…

By Frank Iacono Guest Columnist In today’s current economic climate, most companies are operating under intense pressure and heightened scrutiny to increase revenue and grow profitability, in many cases with a reduced budget and staff. What if there were a proven marketing strategy they could deploy to build their business, year in and year out,…

By Martin P. Hagerman Guest Columnist I appreciate the recent article in the Delaware Business Times about the investments being made in Wilmington’s Central Business District. Your headline referenced a tipping point — and I think that is a very appropriate description of what is happening in Downtown Wilmington. Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point,…

By Nic DeCaire Guest Columnist When I imagine a “BOSS,” I think of someone in a leather chair behind a desk filled with papers, phones and computer monitors. They bark orders from inside their office and hit a button on their phone to yell at their assistant for coffee. When I picture a “LEADER,” I…