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MedImmune, Novavax debate vaccines

Two Maryland biotechnology firms began working feverishly in April to formulate swine flu vaccines — one through classic methods that produced a usable vaccine and the other with newer technology that could speed production in the face of a pandemic.

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Hillcrest ends suit over Nintendo Wii remote

Following the August settlement of its complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, Rockville-based Hillcrest Laboratories Inc. has agreed to drop its related patent lawsuit against Nintendo over the “Wiimote,” the popular controller for the Japanese gaming giant’s Wii game system.

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News briefs – Business edition

AAA rating affirmedAlthough beset by financial troubles, Maryland officials received some good news on Wednesday: All three bond-rating agencies have affirmed the state’s Triple A bond rating, State Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp announced. The state is preparing to sell approximately ...

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News briefs – Legal edition

Ex-claims adjuster sentencedA former insurance claims adjuster was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore City Circuit Court to three years imprisonment (suspended), five years of supervised probation and 40 hours of community service following her guilty plea to a charge of felony ...

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Lockheed Martin reorganizes in effort to please Washington

Lockheed Martin Corp. said Thursday Christopher Kubasik will serve as president and chief operating officer, starting on Jan. 1, in an effort to enhance oversight of its fighter jet, combat ship and other weapons projects amid government pressure on defense contractors to improve the affordability and performance of programs.

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