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Dec 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

Washington Prime Group Announces Dividend

Washington Prime Group (NYSE:WPG) announced today that its board of directors declared a "stub" dividend of $0.14 per common share as well as a...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:30 ET

MW Bancorp, Inc. Announces Member Approval Of Plan Of Conversion

MW Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company"), the proposed holding company for Mt. Washington Savings Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that the Bank's...

Dec 22, 2014, 08:27 ET

Specialty Hospitals of Washington Completes Financial Restructuring and Emerges From Chapter 11

 Specialty Hospitals of Washington – which operates the only Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACH) in the greater metropolitan area...

Dec 17, 2014, 13:50 ET

International Smart Gun Symposium To Shine Spotlight On Latest Political And Technological Developments

 On January 28th, The Washington Technology Industry Association and Washington Ceasefire are joining forces in order to explore the question:...

Dec 15, 2014, 15:00 ET
Sadie Robertson to Visit 2015 Washington Auto Show

Sadie Robertson to Visit 2015 Washington Auto Show

 What's next for Sadie Robertson? After winning the hearts of countless admirers in the latest season of Dancing with the Stars, the...

Dec 12, 2014, 13:25 ET

Bill Introduced To Address Primary Care Shortage

Today Senator David Frockt (46th District) introduced a bill that takes immediate steps toward reducing Washington state's serious primary care...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:24 ET

WGU Continues to Lead the Nation in Educating Math and Science Teachers

 Western Governors University (WGU) produces more science and math teachers than any other university in the U.S., according to a new study...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:01 ET
The Washington Generals are back to battle the Harlem Globetrotters after a five-year hiatus, looking for the franchise's first victory over the Globetrotters since 1971.

Washington Generals To Dedicate Season To Legendary Owner Red Klotz

The infamous Washington Generals, the storied opponent of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, announced today that they will dedicate their...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen to keynote The Washington Auto Show(R)

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen to keynote The Washington Auto Show®

 One of today's most admired automotive leaders, Johan de Nysschen, will present the industry keynote address at the 2015 Washington Auto Show,...

Dec 08, 2014, 14:07 ET

WGU Washington Offers Master's Degree for Aspiring English Teachers

Western Governors University—parent university of online and nonprofit WGU Washington—has introduced a new master's degree program...

Dec 08, 2014, 14:00 ET

DHS OCPO Receives Industry Engagement Award; TSA OSC Receives Innovation Award

 The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) hosted the annual Holiday Reception on the evening of December 3, 2014. Guests were in...

Dec 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

"Boyhood" and "Birdman" Dominate This Year's Washington DC Film Critics Awards

 Taking home five awards, "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" was the big winner with The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:15 ET
Washington Wealth

Washington Wealth Management Adds Two Former Wirehouse Advisors With Approximately $180 Million In Total Assets Under Advisement

 Washington Wealth Management LLC (WWM), an independent hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) supporting fee and commission-based...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:00 ET

NRDC: ALEC Conference's Agenda For State Lawmakers Is "Limited Government, Unlimited Pollution"

When state lawmakers gather in Washington, D.C. tomorrow for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) States & National Policy Summit,...

Nov 25, 2014, 17:09 ET

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. Raises the Roof at Union Station, Closes in on Million Dollar Goal for Affordable Housing

Funds raised by Habitat for Humanity of Washington DC (DC Habitat) at its "Raising the Roof" 25th anniversary celebration brought the non-profit...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:32 ET
WWPR Woman of the Year Laura Monica.

WWPR Names Laura Monica the 2014 Washington PR Woman of the Year

Laura Monica, Vice President for Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI), was named the Washington Women in Public Relations' (WWPR) 2014 Washington PR Woman of...

Nov 17, 2014, 16:57 ET

SIPC: $10 Billion Recovery Milestone Reached In Madoff Case With Feeder Fund Settlement

Once approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, a new settlement involving $497 million with the Herald...

Nov 14, 2014, 10:46 ET

The George Washington University Hospital Community Hosts Trauma Awareness Day, Nov. 18

 The George Washington University Hospital, The GW Medical Faculty Associates and The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences will host their...

Nov 13, 2014, 17:12 ET

JCRC Calls on Obama Administration to Redouble Efforts to Free Alan Gross as Fifth Anniversary of Incarceration Approaches

 With the fifth anniversary of Alan Gross's imprisonment in Cuba less than a month away, we are calling on the Obama administration in the...

Nov 13, 2014, 16:24 ET

Washington Technology Industry Association Announces Bellingham First Look Forum Finalists

Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today revealed the top 12...