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Mergers & Acquisitions: An abundance of caution in 3Q

There may be bargains aplenty in the merger and acquisition market, but an abundance of caution on transaction terms and financing has slowed deal activity considerably this year.

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Philly likes blue: Ford color data reveals quirks

In Philadelphia, they've got the blues. In Cincinnati, they've got — well — the reds. Cincinnati is the top market for red cars in the U.S., while Philly buyers prefer blue, according to sales data released Tuesday by Ford Motor Co.

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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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Trilumen licenses Hopkins Lab's 3D technology

A technology developed by the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory as part of Project Hammurabi has been licensed to Trilumen LLC, a Maryland company.

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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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Montgomery Co. man indicted for decades-old rapes (13605)

A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a convicted rapist, who is currently eligible for parole, on four more counts of rape allegedly committed between April 1977 and August 1980.

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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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Jurors take back verdict in Abramoff-related case

Jurors undid their verdict Thursday in the trial of an ex-lobbyist caught up in the Jack Abramoff influence peddling scandal, prompting the judge to send the panel back for more deliberations.

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