ValenzaBio, Pierre Fabre sign licensing, commercialization deal


The Bethesda-based biopharmaceutical company ValenzaBio and the French pharmaceutical group Pierre Fabre Thursday announced the signing of a license agreement of a preclinical insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) antagonist antibody, for the treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease (TED), an endocrine ...

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Mission Rock Residential to manage Md. apartment properties

Mission Rock Residential has been chosen as the new property management firm for the Summerfield at Morgan Metro Apartments in Landover, MD.

Mission Rock Residential, a Denver-based multifamily property management company, Thursday was signed to manage Summerfield at Morgan Metro Apartments in Landover, formerly operating as Century Summerfield at Morgan Metro Apartments. Mission Rock has been issued an agreement to manage the 478-unit community ...

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Cash-rich restaurateurs see opportunities to expand

The storefront of the new Clove & Cardamom restaurant in Columbia. (Courtesy Satish Gunisetty)

Prior to the pandemic, Josh Phillips successfully operated Espita, a Mexican restaurant that catered to budget-minded foodies in Washington’s upscale Mt. Vernon Square neighborhood. But like many other restaurants in the metropolitan area — and the nation — business collapsed ...

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M&T Bank Stadium mass vaccination site to offer walk-up vaccination slots


The M&T Bank Stadium mass vaccination site will offer same-day, walk-up vaccinations beginning Friday, organizers announcd. A limited number of 200 walk-up vaccination slots will be available each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  excluding Orioles day game dates ...

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‘A moment of real change’ at Md. Philanthropy Network

Incoming Maryland Philanthropy Network CEO Maggie Osborn. (Submitted Photo)

Maggie Osborn, a 30-year veteran of the philanthropic sector, will join the Maryland Philanthropy Network as the next CEO of the organization, which represents 115 foundations and other member organizations around the state. She succeeds Celeste Amato, who was the organization’s CEO for eight years and left ...

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US trade deficit jumps 4.8% to $71.1 billion in February

Crew members stand on the bow as the CMA CGM Argentina arrives at PortMiami, the largest container ship to call at a Florida port, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Miami.  The U.S. trade deficit grew to $71.1 billion in February, as a decline in exports more than offset a slight dip in imports. The February gap between what America buys from abroad compared to what it sells abroad jumped 4.8% the revised January deficit of $67.8 billion.vThe increase reflected a 2.6% decline in exports of goods and services to $187.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted basis. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

SILVER SPRING — The U.S. trade deficit grew to a record $71.1 billion in February as a decline in exports more than offset a slight dip in imports, with severe weather taking much of the blame from analysts, who were ...

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Target to spend more than $2B at Black-owned businesses

FILE - In this April 6, 2020 file photo, a customer wearing a mask carries his purchases as he leaves a Target store during the coronavirus pandemic, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Target says it will spend a a total of more than $2 billion at Black-owned businesses by 2025 as part of its effort to advance racial equity. As part of its program, the Minneapolis-based discounter will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across all types of merchandising areas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK — Target will spend a total of more than $2 billion at Black-owned businesses by 2025 as part of its effort to advance racial equity. That’s a significant increase in overall spending on Black-owned businesses, according to Target, ...

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Off the Record with Sloane Brown: Violet Apple, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland


Violet Apple, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, fills in Sloane Brown about how her organization - its staff, members and volunteers - have demonstrated true Girl Scout resiliency in how they’ve handled the last year.

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Baltimore’s Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services sold


Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity fund based in Buffalo, New York, Wednesday announced it has completed the sale of Baltimore-based Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services to Aurora Capital Partners of Los Angeles, following a competitive auction managed by Stifel. Terms ...

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