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  • Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer

    Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California.
  • Lower Middle Peninsula scores nearly $10 million in defense contracts

    Here is a list of companies in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex and the town of West Point that secured defense contracts in 2011. The list is compiled by The Center for Security Policy, an entity that identifies itself as a non-profit, non-partisan...

    Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...

    'Avatar': Why do conservatives hate the most popular movie in years?

     
    It's no secret that "Avatar" has been stunningly successful on nearly every front. The James Cameron-directed sci-fi epic is already the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time, having earned more than $1 billion around the globe in less than three...

    UAE: Armed forces hire military contractor with alleged ties to former Blackwater chief

     
    The armed forces of the United Arab Emirates acknowledged that it had hired a military contractor with alleged ties to controversial former Blackwater chief Erik Prince to help train its troops, said a statement published by the country's official WAM...