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Sep 18, 2014, 17:13 ET

Washington Prime Group Inc. to Host Transaction Update Call

Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE: WPG) will host a conference call on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:00 am Eastern Time to discuss the...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:00 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 3rd Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date And Conference Call Information

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

Sep 17, 2014, 09:15 ET

Washington Wealth Management Announces Addition Of Two Successful Former Wirehouse Advisors In Salt Lake City, Utah

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

Sep 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

Washington Prime Group Inc. to Acquire Glimcher Realty Trust for $4.3 Billion in Stock and Cash Including the Assumption of Debt

Washington Prime Group Inc. (NYSE: WPG) and Glimcher Realty Trust ("Glimcher") (NYSE: GRT) today announced that they have entered into a definitive...

Sep 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Washington Prime Announces Addition of Butch Knerr to Executive Team

Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG) announced today that Butch Knerr will join Washington Prime Group (WPG) as Executive Vice President and Chief...

Sep 05, 2014, 20:16 ET

SIPC Issues Statement on SEC Decision Not To Pursue Stanford Appeal

 The Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) today issued the following statement in the wake of the decision by the U.S. Securities...

Sep 04, 2014, 11:11 ET
The Washington Dulles Airport Marriott will sponsor the upcoming Dulles Day 5K on the Runway planned for Sept. 20, 2014, on the runway of the transportation hub. The hotel will offer free night stays and food and beverage gift certificates for winners of the 5K and 10K. For information, visit www.Marriott.com/IADAP or call 1-703-471-9500. (PRNewsFoto/Washington Dulles Airport Marrio)

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott Takes Community Service To Next Level By Sponsoring Annual 5K

On your mark. Get set. Take off. The Washington Dulles Airport Marriott is proud to announce that it will sponsor an upcoming community fundraiser...

Sep 03, 2014, 17:05 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Chief Financial Officer Transition

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

Sep 02, 2014, 11:22 ET

Mt. Washington Savings Bank Announces Plan of Conversion

The Board of Directors of Mt. Washington Savings Bank, an Ohio chartered mutual savings and loan association, today announced the adoption of a...

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...