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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...

Jan 26, 2015, 12:43 ET

Washington Physicians Want to Improve Patient Access to Care, Address Physician Shortages and Fund Mental/Behavioral Health

Washington state is facing critical issues of access to medical care, including a looming physician shortage, questions of payment and insurance...

Jan 23, 2015, 16:49 ET

See Sadie Robertson Today at 2015 Washington Auto 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...

Jan 22, 2015, 17:00 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces 4th Quarter 2014 Earnings Release Date And Conference Call Information

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

Jan 22, 2015, 12:10 ET
Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) welcome a historic gathering of vehicles Jan. 21 to Capitol Hill at the culmination of "Made Across America," which kicked off the Washington DC Auto Show.

Nation's Auto Industry Drives To Capitol Hill For Made Across America Celebration

Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) welcome a historic gathering of vehicles Jan. 21 to Capitol Hill at the culmination of "Made...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:25 ET

2015 Luxury Green Car of the Year, Green SUV of the Year and Green Car Technology Winners Announced

 Green Car Journal has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel its 2015 Green SUV of the Year™ and the BMW i8 its 2015 Luxury Green Car...

Jan 21, 2015, 17:01 ET

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Income Tax Treatment Of Its 2014 Dividend Distribution

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE) announced the income tax...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:20 ET

E2: Let's Keep Building on America's Strong Clean Energy Foundation

The following is a statement from Bob Keefe, executive director of the national nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), on...

Jan 20, 2015, 17:17 ET
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Washington REIT Announces Appointment Of Stephen E. Riffee As Chief Financial Officer-Elect

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

Jan 12, 2015, 16:32 ET

School Employees Credit Union of Washington moving headquarters to South Seattle

School Employees Credit Union of Washington, which serves 80,000 school employees and their family members across the state, will move its...

Jan 12, 2015, 16:02 ET
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Opal® Apples Deliver A Truly Out-Of-This-World Experience

The sweet and crispy Opal apple had the prestigious honor of being sent up to the International Space Station this past Saturday. The news came...

Jan 07, 2015, 18:10 ET

Hyundai "Hands On" Contest Puts Washington In Touch with a New Car!

 Washington's favorite reality show returns! The Hands-On Contest at The Washington Auto Show® will put a handful of lucky Washingtonians...

Jan 06, 2015, 16:12 ET

The Washington Auto Show® Announces 2015 Show Book: "The New Mobility"

Automated automobiles, wi-fi from the passenger seat and driving technology that anticipates and averts accidents. These mindboggling machines we...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:45 ET

Washington Auto Show's Public Policy Preview Days: Industry in Full Throttle

 As the "public policy show" on the global auto show circuit, The Washington Auto Show® advances its 10-day consumer event with an...

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...