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Emergent drug gets coveted FDA status

Emergent BioSolutions Inc., of Rockville, which develops and manufactures products that harness the immune system to treat and prevent disease, announced its BioThrax treatment for anthrax disease has been granted orphan drug status by the Food and Drug Administration for people with suspected or confirmed exposure to anthrax.

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EntreMed reports higher loss in 4Q

EntreMed Inc., of Rockville, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $1.3 million, or 5 cents per diluted share, versus a net loss of $360,000, or 2 cents per diluted share, for the prior-year period.

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Md. schools’ standardized tests under fire

ROCKVILLE — The standardized tests called the Maryland School Assessments are coming under fire from some parents, teachers, lawmakers and school officials. The annual tests are given to elementary and middle-school students, starting in third grade. Critics say they are ...

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Rockville fights order to turn over interviews in discrimination case

The City of Rockville will appeal a judge’s ruling that it must turn over summaries of interviews an outside law firm conducted with employees to investigate complaints of discrimination as it defends itself against a racial discrimination lawsuit.

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