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Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications exceeds $1B in revenue

Discovery Communications Inc., a Silver Spring-based media and entertainment company, reported second-quarter net income of $254 million, or 62 cents per diluted share, versus $106 million, or 25 cents per diluted share, for the comparable 2010 period. Revenue rose to ...

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Report: College dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Dropping out of college after a year can mean lost time, burdensome debt and an uncertain future for students. Now there’s an estimate of what it costs taxpayers. And it runs in the billions. States appropriated almost $6.2 billion for ...

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