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AWS Educate broadens its partnership with Virginia schools

Following this summer’s unveiling of two four-year degree programs centered on cloud computing, Amazon Web Services upped the ante Friday, extending its curriculum to select universities, community c…
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Serena & Lily home store to open first D.C.-area location

Serena & Lily, the home goods retailer that went from online-only to brick-and-mortar in the past few years, is opening its first D.C.-area store in Bethesda Row.  The company, centered on Californi…
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Parsons, Serco among companies awarded Navy’s $968M C4ISR contract

Parsons Corp. (NYSE: PSN) and Herndon-based Serco Inc. are among eight awardees for a $968 million contract to help install modernized shore-based command, control, communications, computer, intellig…
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How should D.C. manage development opposition? Leaders say community engagement is one option. Shaming is another.

At the ULI fall meeting, Mayor Muriel Bowser and others discussed the best tactics for confronting opponents.
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Conventional choice: Boris Johnson to pick career official as his US ambassador

Boris Johnson, a self-styled unorthodox renegade, is considering a shortlist of three candidates to be the next ambassador to Washington drawn from the conventional worlds of the British civil servic…
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Air Force awards $950M tech contract to 8 Northern Virginia companies

The Air Force on Wednesday tapped eight Northern Virginia businesses to provide enterprise analytical and technical support on a contract with a $950 million ceiling. Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (NYSE:…
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National World War I Memorial is a step away from construction

The National World War I Memorial slated for D.C.’s Pershing Park has received final approval from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, five years after Congress authorized the memorial and its downtown…
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New empire in Prince George's: The road ahead for UM Capital Region Health

The hospital system is building out its presence in Prince George's.
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D.C. health leaders: Unified system can help heal city's health gaps

While D.C. health care may be at a turning point, leaders say persistent gaps remain.
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Proposed Peace Corps commemorative gets a new look in wake of critical reviews

Hopefully a second time's the charm for the Peace Corps. The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation has unveiled its latest design for a memorial in the District after the first concept faced pointed…
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The week in bankruptcies: 4 entities in Greater Washington

The Washington Business Journal is starting a new weekly roundup of bankruptcy filings in the region based on public records collected by parent company American City Business Journals. During the…
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Purple Line now expected to open in segments. What comes first? Likely New Carrollton to someplace.

The 16.2-mile Purple Line linking New Carrollton with Bethesda is now expected to open in two parts, the first in late 2022 and the second in spring 2023. Charles Lattuca, Maryland’s  executive dire…
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Five shot, one dead, in Columbia Heights shooting; additional three shot on R.I. Ave NE

Two separate shootings in Washington, D.C., Thursday night have left one person dead and eight others wounded, police said. The first shooting was reported at around 10:05 p.m. in the Northwest neigh…
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Greater Washington's private companies cross hurdles to go global

Our private companies increasingly look internationally for growth. But it’s no easy endeavor.
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Greater Washington's private companies saw gains and losses in 2018

Here's what we found among the top 100 private companies when we crunched their numbers.
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