Yearly Archives: 2014

Delta: We won’t outsource flights to Virgin

(Bloomberg) Delta Air Lines, working to keep peace with pilots ahead of union contract talks, agreed to retain its own international flights and not outsource trips to partner Virgin Atlantic Airways. One of the deal’s terms is the first of ...

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New offshore Virginia limit on rockfish in effect

(AP) A new limit on striped bass caught in the ocean off Virginia’s coast goes into effect Thursday. Anglers working from the coast to 3 miles out can keep only one rockfish measuring at least 28 inches. The previous limit ...

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AdvisorShares shutting down two funds

AdvisorShares, of Bethesda, a provider of exchange-traded funds, announced it is closing two funds — the AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF and the AdvisorShares Athena International Bear ETF.  Their last day of trading will be Jan. 9. Proceeds will be ...

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Crowdfund your lawsuit

Funded Justice

Last month, I wrote about LexShares, a platform that allows investors to contribute funds to certain lawsuits and earn a return on their investment if the plaintiff is successful.

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United Therapeutics reaches deal for Remodulin system

United Therapeutics Corp., a Silver Spring-based biotechnology company, announced it has signed an agreement with DEKA Research & Development Corp. for the development of a subcutaneous delivery of United Therapeutics’ Remodulin injection via a pre-filled, semi-disposable pump system. Remodulin is ...

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Verizon grants total $1.6 million

Verizon awarded $1.6 million in grants in 2014 in Maryland, the company announced. The grants went to organizations in the areas of domestic violence awareness and prevention, health care and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. In addition, Verizon ...

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