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Aug 25, 2014, 16:03 ET

Scholarship from WGU Washington Makes "Back-to-School" a Reality for Working Adults

Back-to-school season is in full swing across the state. However, while young people all over Washington are returning to the classroom, thousands...

Aug 25, 2014, 11:22 ET

George Washington University Online High School Welcomes Students for 2014-15 School Year

 George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS), an independent online private school for students in grades 6-12, will begin the...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:37 ET

Statement by H.E. Shaikh Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States of America

With our deepest and most sincere sympathy, we offer our condolences to the family, friends and the United States' people over the murder of the...

Aug 19, 2014, 18:24 ET

Former CEO of PCI Animal Health, Robert Zeide, Launches Washington Laight Business Solutions, LLC to Help New York-Area Veterinary Practices Prosper

 Robert Zeide, is pleased to announce the launch of his new firm, Washington Laight Business Solutions, LLC. Washington Laight was created to...

Aug 19, 2014, 10:27 ET
The Washington Dulles Airport Marriott has announced a limited-time poolside package designed for Washington, D.C., vacationers. The Take A Dip Package includes deluxe overnight accommodations, complimentary high-speed Internet, access to the hotel's indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a $20 dining credit for Aviate Bar & Grille. For information, visit www.marriott.com/IADAP or call 1-703-471-9500. (PRNewsFoto/WA Dulles Airport Marriott)

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott Celebrates Summer With Limited-Time Poolside Package

The Washington Dulles Airport Marriott has announced a limited-time special that offers refreshment and relaxation for Washington, D.C.,...

Aug 15, 2014, 08:06 ET

SIPC Applauds Lehman Trustee On Planned Return Of $4.6 Billion To Unsecured General Creditors Following 100 Percent Satisfaction Of Customer Claims

 The first interim distribution to unsecured general creditors of Lehman Brothers Inc. (LBI) will make available $4.6 billion, according to...

Aug 13, 2014, 14:21 ET

WGU Washington Announces New 'Lifesaver' Scholarship

 For the millions of Americans with some college credit but no degree, finally earning a bachelor's or master's degree can be a real game...

Aug 08, 2014, 08:30 ET

Washington Prime Group Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results and Announces Dividend

Washington Prime Group (NYSE:WPG) today reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. On May 28, 2014, Simon Property Group (Simon) spun...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:29 ET

White House Recognizes WGU's Innovative Approach To Job-Training

Western Governors University (WGU) has been named to the White House's list of the most effective postsecondary job training programs in the...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:14 ET

President of Molina Healthcare of Washington Joins WGU Washington's Advisory Board

 Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington.  The...

Aug 04, 2014, 16:00 ET

Washington State Stone Fruit Season the Sweetest Yet

Stone fruit from Washington state, including juicy peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums and prunes are now available on store shelves nationwide...

Jul 29, 2014, 13:06 ET

Survey: Lawyers Ready To Join In Major Push To Spot And Report Financial Fraud Targeting Older Americans

 Nine out of 10 practicing attorneys surveyed by the Investor Protection Trust (IPT), the Investor Protection Institute (IPI), and the American...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:15 ET

Washington Wealth Management Adds Two Former Wirehouse Advisors Across Two Coasts with Approximately $200 Million in Total Client Assets

 Washington Wealth Management LLC (WWM or "the firm"), an independent hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) supporting fee and...

Jul 28, 2014, 15:12 ET

WWPR Announces Pro Bono Client Request For Applications For 2015-2016 -- Deadline: September 5, 2014

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) is now accepting applications from nonprofit 501(c) 3 organizations serving women and children for...

Jul 28, 2014, 12:07 ET

Washington Examiner Hires Hugo Gurdon

 MediaDC today announced that Hugo Gurdon has been named Editorial Director for the Washington Examiner, a leading national source of...

Jul 24, 2014, 17:15 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter Financial And Operating Results

 Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE), a leading owner and operator of...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:56 ET

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law Announces Online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Degree

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, in partnership with 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) today announced the launch of a new, fully online...

Jul 24, 2014, 16:35 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 211th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Washington REIT's Board of Trustees announced today a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share to be paid on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:03 ET

Washington Women in Public Relations Announces 2014 Emerging Leaders Awards Honorees

 Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) proudly named Alexandra Dickinson, Danielle Hagen, and Sara Neumann the 2014 Emerging Leaders...

Jul 21, 2014, 17:00 ET

Composted Livestock Manure Produces Nutrient-Rich Fertilizer

As the population grows, fertilizers for crops and pasture grass are increasingly in demand including the potential of packaged cow manure as...