Publication: Washington Business Journal

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Discovery takes back the Hub, will redo the cable channel

Toymaker Hasbro Inc. is taking its toys and going home, leaving Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications alone with its the Hub cable network.The two had teamed up in hopes of shaking up children's television, dominated in the cable world by the Disney ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 3 hours ago]
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With funds fading and Events D.C. role growing, Greater Washington Sports Alliance dissolves

They were the people who convinced the NCAA to bring hockey’s Frozen Four to the Verizon Center in 2009, led the charge in the bid for the World Police & Fire Games coming to Fairfax County next summer, and created and later sold the District’s successful ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

New poll puts Bowser well ahead in race for D.C. mayor

With less than two months to go until Election Day Nov. 4, a new poll confirms what common sense would expect. In widely Democratic Washington, D.C., Democratic nominee Muriel Bowser leads her two rivals by a wide margin.A new NBC4/Washington Post/Marist ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 3 hours ago]
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Arlington weighs awarding $26M contract for streetcar work

Arlington County is on the verge of committing big dollars to its desire for streetcars.At a meeting next Tuesday, county board members are expected to consider awarding a $26 million contract for preliminary engineering and design work on the Columbia ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 3 hours ago]
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8 things to start your Thursday and rocket man Jeff Bezos' great reveal

Good morning and welcome to your Thursday. Here's some of your business:1. AM News Talkers:Weren't we just talking about Jeff Bezos and his goal of rocket scientist? Sure we were. The Washington Post owner and Amazon.com founder kicked in the afterburner ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 3 hours ago]
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SRA appoints CFO

Following quite a bit of executive maneuvering, SRA International Inc. slid its interim chief financial officer into the permanent spot.David Keffer was named CFO and executive vice president, after serving as the acting CFO since Rick Nadeau left in ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 5 hours ago]
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How United Medical Center caught CDC's attention in launching national HIV campaign

If there’s a silver lining to the overuse of United Medical Center’s emergency room by patients with no other primary care provider, it’s this: They’re catching more HIV diagnoses early.For the last couple of years, UMC and most of the city’s other hospitals ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 5 hours ago]
Entities: HIV/AIDS
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Eisenhower Commission decision delayed until Sept. 24

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission delayed a decision Wednesday on a path forward for the proposed memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower because it lacked a quorum.At issue: Whether to present a revised version of the design unveiled in September ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Will there be a food fight in Capitol Riverfront as vegans, bacon lovers converge?

The dueling bacon and vegan festivals near Nationals Park this weekend feel like an artisanal altercation waiting to happen.Yes, a bacon festival. And a vegan and vegetarian food festival. On the same day. Two blocks away from each other.The mascot fight ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Veganism
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The five most Steve Case tweets from Steve Case's Forbes chat

Steve Case spent an hour Wednesday afternoon dispensing some very Steve Case advice, as transcribed by Forbes, ahead of the Magazine's "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia next month.The chat was one part American-history-as-startup lesson, one part non-specific ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
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Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf likes direction of U.S. economy, but 'it's not a full recovery'

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf said he generally likes the post-recession direction of the national economy, but he still has concerns about the housing market. That remains a big part of his company's business."It doesn't feel like a full recovery," Stempf ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Del Frisco’s envisions more Del Frisco’s Grilles, starting with Northern Virginia

Del Frisco’s CEO Mark Mednansky has been passing through D.C. quite a bit in recent weeks, and not just because his Dallas-based company is about to open the city’s swankiest new steakhouse, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle.He’s also been looking at potential ... [Published Washington Business Journal - 17 hours ago]

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"It doesn't feel like a full recovery," Stempf said during a Wednesday luncheon address at the National Press Club. "There are mixed messages. ... But I am bullish about the longterm picture."
"We know there are many opportunities that we have to save money in health care," Goldman said. "For instance, $950 billion is attributed to smoking health care-related costs and we know if we could get people to quit smoking, we could reduce a lot…"
"Our enthusiasm remains the same," Edelman Financial Services LLC CEO Ric Edelman told me in a phone interview Monday afternoon. "It all depends on the viability of the project, and so we're hoping to listen and talk…"
Deborah Lee James, secretary of the Air Force and former executive with Science Applications International Corp., said the service is "looking to industry big time” to help define the right path forward."

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