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Paragon Bioservices Wins CMO Leadership Awards

Baltimore-based Paragon Bioservices, Inc., a manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines, announced Tuesday that it has received CMO Leadership Awards for 2016. Paragon received the awards in all five of the core categories and for both the small pharma and overall ...

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Purple Cherry wins Best of Houzz award

Purple Cherry Architects of Annapolis has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” in the categories of design and customer satisfaction by Houzz, a platform for home remodeling and design. The high-end residential architecture firm specializing in custom, luxury homes was chosen ...

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Md. tech firm lands $302m federal contract

SGT Inc., a Greenbelt firm that provides information techonology engineering, operations and science processing services has been awarded a federal contract with a total value of $302 million. The contract is to provide information technology services to the U.S. Department of ...

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Internet Marketing Association launches mid-Atlantic chapter

The Internet Marketing Association announced Tuesday the launch of its mid-Atlantic chapter and the appointment of JMRConnect Principal Mostafa Razzak as the region’s chairman and executive director. The IMA Mid-Atlantic launch networking reception will be held March 22. “The IMA was founded ...

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Md. silica firm introduces resin-coated fracking sand

Frederick-based U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. on Tuesday announced the introduction of a new resin-coated sand for use to get more oil or gas from low-temperature reservoirs. The new proppant, or particles that can be mixed with fracturing fluid to hold ...

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Federal offices open despite wintry mix, option for telework

WASHINGTON — The federal government is open as a wintry mix falls in the Washington region, but federal workers can take leave or telework. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management, which sets leave policies for 300,000 federal workers, says the ...

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Wounded veteran to receive specially adapted new home built in Md.

CHEVY CHASE — An Army captain who was severely wounded while fighting in Afghanistan is getting a new house that’s adapted to serve his needs. Capt. Luis Avila was injured when an improvised bomb exploded in 2011. He lost his ...

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Off-duty Md. trooper among 50 arrested in weekend DUI effort

MARION STATION — Maryland State Police say an off-duty trooper was among more than 50 drivers arrested for driving under the influence during the agency’s Super Bowl weekend traffic enforcement program. The agency said in a news release that Trooper ...

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Va. Man pleads guilty to killing another man on Maryland trail

GREENBELT — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to beating another man to death with a claw hammer in a rock climbing area in Maryland. Thirty-three-year-old David DiPaolo of Bristow, Virginia, pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter in federal court ...

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Volunteer school aide in Md. charged with making child porn

GLENARDEN — A volunteer aide at a Prince George’s County elementary school has been charged with producing child pornography, including some cellphone videos that police say he made inside the school. County police detailed the allegations against 22-year-old Deonte Carraway ...

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