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USDA Details Trade Damage Estimate Calculations

(Washington, D.C., August, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Economist has published a detailed a…
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Secretary Perdue Statement on New Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

Washington, DC -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after U.S. Department of Commerce announced a new Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico:…
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Plans for massive fulfillment center at Westphalia, presumably Amazon's, withdrawn

A major retailer, presumably Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), will not build a massive fulfillment center at Westphalia Town Center, Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced Friday…
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Sinclair closes $10.6B acquisition of Fox regional sports networks

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. has closed the $10.6 billion acquisition of 21 Fox sports regional networks from the Walt Disney Co., the largest deal in the TV broadcaster's history. The deal, announ…
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Meridian Group sells Rosslyn office building, major upgrades planned

The Meridian Group has sold International Place, a 12-story office building in Rosslyn, to a partnership that promises "extensive renovations" as its tenants' leases expire. D.C.-based Altus Realty …
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New Jersey IT firm acquires Reston-based NTConnections

New Jersey-based information technology services firm NuMSP LLC has entered the Northern Virginia market with its acquisition of Reston-based NTConnections. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. …
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GDIT secures $325M CISA priority telecom contract

General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) snagged a $325 million award Wednesday to provide critical telecommunications services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Secu…
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Macy's in D.C. to sell secondhand clothing in pilot with ThredUp

The Macy's in downtown D.C. will start selling secondhand clothing in a partnership with tech retailer ThredUp. It may be the first time in the history of the department store located at 12th and G s…
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'Silver Diner 2.0' to debut in Gaithersburg — with a full bar

Silver Diner’s 16th restaurant is full of firsts for the Rockville-based chain. A 6,800-square-foot, 300-seat location officially opening Monday at Rio in Gaithersburg will be the first with an outd…
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Billionaire philanthropist and conservative activist David Koch has died. He was a big Smithsonian donor.

David Koch, conservative activist and billionaire philanthropist who made major contributions to the Smithsonian Institution and sat on the board of several Greater Washington nonprofits, has died at…
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Why D.C.'s mayor is pushing back against a local shift in the federal workforce

The concerns come as the government's area footprint shrinks.
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Montgomery County kicks off search for larger recycling facility

Montgomery County is searching for space for a new recycling facility, replacing the county’s current center near the Shady Grove Metro station in Derwood. The county’s Department of General Service…
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Judge confirms ruling on payment to Nats in MASN dispute

A New York judge has confirmed an arbitrator’s decision that the Washington Nationals be paid $296.8 million by the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, according to Associated Press. The two teams have bee…
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Former Under Armour executive files racial discrimination lawsuit against company

A former Under Armour Inc. executive has filed a lawsuit accusing his boss and the sportswear maker of discrimination and defamation. Leon Duncan, a former director who oversaw Under Armour's golf b…
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Revived: Adventist HealthCare is back — and getting plenty bigger

Terry Forde's health system is at a turning point — and looking to grow. Fast.
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