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Feb 27, 2015, 12:00 ET

Matt Crockett, MHA Joins Eating Recovery Center of Washington Leadership Team

 Eating Recovery Center of Washington, a center of excellence providing comprehensive eating disorder treatment to patients and families in the...

Feb 26, 2015, 07:21 ET
Carole M. Watson, left, Tim Cook, center, and Anthony S. Fauci will receive honorary degrees at GW's May 17 commencement.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver George Washington University Commencement Address

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the George Washington University's Commencement address before graduates on May 17. He will also be awarded an...

Feb 26, 2015, 05:05 ET

18 Washington state tech companies bound for Barcelona, 2015 Mobile World Congress

 Demonstrating the state's leadership in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, the Washington State Department of Commerce...

Feb 26, 2015, 05:05 ET

Washington Interactive Network And OneRedmond To Promote Local Interactive Media Providers At Mobile World Congress

 Washington State's thriving interactive media industry is taking over the international stage at Mobile World Congress to showcase the latest...

Feb 23, 2015, 23:00 ET

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington Appreciates Support for Israel within Virginia State Legislature, Requests Bipartisan Compromise

The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) is thankful for the long lasting widespread and bipartisan legislative support...

Feb 20, 2015, 10:30 ET

Statewide Survey: STEM Education Improves Opportunities For The State's Students And The Economy

Ninety-four percent of Washington voters believe every child should have access to a high quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...

Feb 20, 2015, 08:40 ET

Local Teens Compete in Washington State's Premier Culinary Competition, Boyd's Coffee® ProStart Invitational

 When February 28, 2015 dawns it's likely 106 young students will be awake to see it, filled with excitement over the arrival of their big day....

Feb 19, 2015, 17:32 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Fourth Quarter And Year-End Financial And Operating Results For 2014

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust  - NYSE: WRE), a leading owner and operator of diversified...

Feb 13, 2015, 18:23 ET

WGU Recognized as a Top Producer of Nurses Among People of Color

 Western Governors University (WGU) awards the fourth-largest number of bachelor's degrees in nursing and the ninth-largest number of master's...

Feb 12, 2015, 15:00 ET

The Protocol School of Washington® Once Again Awarded 5-year Accreditation by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training

The Protocol School of Washington has once again been awarded a 5-year grant of accreditation with the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:30 ET

Experts: Five Years After Vogtle Loan Guarantee Announcement, Promised New Nuclear Boom Has Fizzled As Industry Struggles With Major Cost Overruns And Delays

 Five years ago, when the White House announced on February 10, 2010 that $8.3 billion in taxpayer-backed loan guarantees would be provided for...

Feb 09, 2015, 13:00 ET

SIPC: Distributions To Madoff Customers Now Covering 54 Percent Of Losses

Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) today applauded Irving H. Picard – the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee...

Feb 05, 2015, 17:00 ET
Washington REIT

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Completes Relocation Of Corporate Headquarters To Washington, DC

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the...

Feb 05, 2015, 13:55 ET

Coalition of Workers, Farmers & Employers Releases Economic Analysis of Gov. Inslee's Cap-and-Trade Tax Plan

Members of the Washington Climate Collaborative - a coalition of Washington workers, farmers and employers – released analysis of Gov. Jay...

Feb 05, 2015, 10:18 ET

Mt. Washington Savings Bank Reports Financial Results For The Three And Six Months Ended December 31, 2014

 Mt. Washington Savings Bank (the "Bank"), the wholly-owned subsidiary of MW Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink Marketplace: MWBC), announced net income...

Feb 02, 2015, 13:29 ET

The Release Is Being Issued By The George Washington Institute for Religious Freedom; Give George Washington Back His Birthday!

 From 1879 to 1968, George Washington's birthday, February 22, was a Federal holiday -- called, logically, "Washington's Birthday." Then, as...

Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

New reports find potential overuse of health care services across Washington state

The Washington Health Alliance announced today the release of three new reports that detail potential overuse of health care services in Washington...

Jan 28, 2015, 18:25 ET

This Week At The Washington Auto Show: Sports Stars, Children's Characters Entertain at D.C.'s largest public show!

Whether or not cars start your engine, there's something to rev you up at The Washington Auto Show®! The largest public show in D.C. and a...

Jan 28, 2015, 16:45 ET

Coalition of Physicians, Hospitals and Health Care Authority Getting National Attention for ER is for Emergencies Campaign to Reduce Preventable Emergency Room Visits

For several years the ER is for Emergencies coalition has been working to reduce preventable emergency room visits. This public-private partnership...

Jan 27, 2015, 17:30 ET

Washington REIT Announces Appointment of Thomas H. Nolan, Jr. to Board of Trustees

 Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust -- NYSE: WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the...