| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — In a rare show of bipartisanship, Sen. Marco Rubio teamed up with a couple of Democratic colleagues to propose a bill on Tuesday to help startup businesses and immigrant entrepreneurs create jobs....
| May 7, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Zentis Food Solutions North America, LLC, a global producer of fruit preparations for the bakery and dairy industries, announced plans Monday to expand its operations here, creating up to 67 new jobs by 2014.
The company, a subsidiary of Germany-based...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Hewlett-Packard announced Wednesday that it is slashing 27,000 jobs – 8 percent of its workforce -- in a widely expected maneuver aimed at slimming down the struggling tech giant.
The company expects the layoffs to save $3 billion to $3.5 billion...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Patrick Henry Community College in Martinsville has named its successor to President Max Wingett.
The school announced Tuesday that Angeline Godwin will become the school's third president, effective July 1. Wingett is retiring after serving as the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Attorneys for the Johns Hopkins University on Monday filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit claiming the university is violating a land-use agreement it signed with a Montgomery County family more than 20 years ago.
Elizabeth Beall Banks and...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Facebook's shares plummeted as much as 11% in after-hours trading after the social network released its first-ever earnings report that showed it met revenue expectations but was spending heavily.
The Menlo Park, Calif., company reported quarterly...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:51 AM
St. John Properties, Inc. has initiated construction on 6170 and 6160 Guardian Gateway, two new single-story, Class A office buildings in the Government and Technology Enterprise (The GATE) project, a 416-acre business community inside Aberdeen Proving...
| Mar 19, 2013
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines.
Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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"Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt."
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What is it with this administration -- a general envy and resentment of success ("...