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This Fairfax firm's tech is remaking reconnaissance. Just don't call it a drone company.

Fairfax-based MAG Aerospace has acquired four companies in the last year-plus and recently secured backing from New Mountain Capital, a New York-based private equity firm with $20 billion in assets.
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Ben Jealous, Democratic nominee, vetoes reporter from Monday's debate with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan

Ben Jealous, the Democratic nominee for Maryland governor, has vetoed a reporter from the Hagerstown Herald-Mail from being a panelist during Monday's televised debate with Republican Gov. Larry Hoga…
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Metro will outsource operation of Silver Line's second phase

Metro is looking to privatize operations of the Silver Line's second phase in an effort to taper future expenses. A request for proposals announced Tuesday seeks a vendor to operate and maintain th…
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Exclusive: Startup that uncovers internet secrets just raised $3.2M

The company scours the web to identify corruption and bad actors in emerging markets.
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Eckington Yards development signs two new retail leases

Union Kitchen, the culinary business incubator in Ivy City, will open a second shared kitchen in Northeast D.C.’s Eckington neighborhood.  The company has signed on to Eckington Yards, a large mixed…
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Site selector: Amazon's HQ2 announcement likely to come after midterm elections

The 20 finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters should expect an announcement from the company after the midterm elections, a top global site selector said Monday. John Boyd, principal of The Boyd…
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WMATA to seek developer for mixed-use project at Huntington

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is trying again to redevelop portions of the Huntington Metro station campus. WMATA staff will seek board approval to partner with a real estate de…
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These brothers run a personal training business. And it’s fueling their next venture.

Bary and Muhssin El-Yacoubi want to help people get moving — without going anywhere. The local brothers are rolling out Send Me A Trainer, a marketplace that connects users with athletic trainers wh…
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Sears property owner looks to stay a part of Landmark Mall going forward

The owner of the long-fallow shopping center in Alexandria is bringing on another partner.
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D.C. Council to consider legal sports betting, ahead of Virginia and Maryland

D.C. Councilman Jack Evans on Tuesday proposed to legalize sports betting in the District. Evans, D-Ward 2, joined by five colleagues, introduced the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018 t…
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Game on: Navy releases RFP for part of NGEN-R contract

A final request for proposals from the U.S. Navy for part of a multibillion-dollar IT contract recompete has hit the streets. In an update posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the S…
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D.C. Council will introduce bill to legalize sports betting

Sports gambling could be coming to a casino near you, D.C. denizens. D.C. Council member Jack Evans, Ward 2 Democrat, plans to introduce Tuesday the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act of 2018, a b…
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Tim Kaine up double digits in Virginia Senate race: Poll

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine has a double-digit lead over Republican Corey Stewart in his re-election campaign in Virginia, according to a new poll. The University of Mary Washington  survey found Mr. K…
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Amazon expanding Northern Virginia distribution presence

Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to lease a new warehouse in Sterling’s Mercure Business Park to become part of its web of distribution centers, multiple sources tell the Washington Business Journal.  The…
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Repeal likely of D.C.'s Initiative 77 before it takes effect

Initiative 77, the adopted D.C. voter referendum that would eliminate the city’s tipped wage in favor of the full minimum wage, is unlikely to become law — at least in its current form. Multiple rep…
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