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HHS announces $354M contract with Virginia-based company to make coronavirus drugs in US

HHS announces $354M contract with Virginia-based company to make coronavirus drugs in US

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced it has signed a $354 million four-year contract with a Virginia-based company to expand pharma [...] Read full article: HHS announces $354M contract with Virgin...→

HHS announces $354M contract with Virginia-based company to make coronavirus drugs in US

HHS announces $354M contract with Virginia-based company to make coronavirus drugs in US

The Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced it has signed a $354 million four-year contract with a Virginia-based company to expand pharma [...] Read full article: HHS announces $354M contract with Virgin...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state’s next governor, which if successful would make her the nation’s first African American woman to le [...] Read full article: Democrat McClellan announces bid to be V...→

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

In a continued effort to promote racial equality, the Bears will close their offices in honor of Juneteenth on Friday and make it a company holiday going forwa [...] Read full article: Bears close for Juneteenth, make it comp...→

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

Chicago Public Media, parent company of WBEZ-FM 91.5, announced 12 layoffs Tuesday and said WBEZ will no longer produce “Sound Opinions.” Read full article: WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs...→

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

A Chinese company that was found guilty of stealing information from an American company is trying to make its way back into U.S. projects, Politico reports. Read full article: Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel...→

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Some activists in Los Angeles have started a petition to try and get lawmakers to make it a hate crime to falsely accuse somebody of a crime based on their rac [...] Read full article: Put Those Who Make False Accusations Bas...→

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

Kicking back on the couch sure beats a day at the office! Perhaps, though, that’s just you projecting your own views and desires on this individual. If you act [...] Read full article: 8 People Having A Way Better Day Than Yo...→

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | WTOP

A Virginia-based company has won a massive federal contract to manufacture medicines needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small Virginia company gets huge federal...→

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

A Richmond, Virginia, drug company has secured a federal contract worth up to $800 million to manufacture key medicines used to treat COVID-19 patients in what [...] Read full article: Richmond, Va., company wins contract to ...→

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Clay Lacy Aviation, a private jet company operating out of Van Nuys Airport, has reportedly received a $2.7 million grant through the CARES Act. Read full article: Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Recei...→

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

It works just like a projector screen, except it’s see-through, made of vinyl, and created for protection from COVID-19. “They’re presenting it to schools, to [...] Read full article: Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shield...→

Printing company with long history closing Virginia plant | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. — A printing company whose Virginia operation dates back to 1913 is closing the facility, putting 184 people out of a job. The Richmond Times-Dis [...] Read full article: Printing company with long history closi...→

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods, a manufacturerof branded popcorn seasonings, has been acquired by Richmond-based Sauer Brands Inc. for an undisclosed sum, the company an [...] Read full article: Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virgini...→

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday he anticipates Virginia will be ready to enter the first phase of reopening the state on May 15 after the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Northam announces plan to start lifting ...→

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

The state will take over notifying those in Indiana possibly exposed to coronavirus infections in an action officials framed Wednesday as part of their effort [...] Read full article: Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract T...→

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

McClellan says she's running because Virginia is now "at a crossroads" amid a deadly pandemic and unrest over racial injustice, she told CBS News. Read full article: State Senator Jennifer McClellan announc...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday. Read full article: Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteent...→

Medical supply company claims Virginia bank hurt reputation | WTOP

A medical supply company created by two political consultants during the coronavirus pandemic have filed a lawsuit alleging that officials at a Virginia bank c [...] Read full article: Medical supply company claims Virginia b...→

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addressed protests against police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd and said most of the state will move into phase tw [...] Read full article: Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, ...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

The coronavirus crisis has led to concerns about the country's reliance on pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made overseas. Read full article: Trump administration signs deal with Vir...→

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

The Trump administration on Tuesday will announce one of the largest-ever contracts to bring pharmaceutical manufacturing from abroad to a new plant in Virgini [...] Read full article: Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-1...→

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware officials say the state plans to hire about 200 workers to help trace the contacts of those who test positive for the coronavirus Read full article: Delaware announces coronavirus contract ...→

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for a rapid diagnostic, gene-editing tool in detecting the coronavirus. Read full article: FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavir...→

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

The contract sets up six-day work weeks for Biden campaign field organizers, a $15 per hour minimum wage and mandates that workers are paid overtime if they wo [...] Read full article: Biden campaign, in first for presumptive...→

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Alkami is a tech company focusing on design and implementing software systems for digital banking. Read full article: Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alk...→

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Church services can get a little busier in one Western state as counties there enter Phase 3 of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee announces expande...→

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

A handful of corporations in the U.S. announced this year that they are making Juneteenth a companywide holiday. Read full article: Nike, Target, Twitter and more make June...→

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...] Read full article: Virginia governor announces legislation ...→

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target will now recognize Juneteenth as an official company holiday, the Minneapolis-based retailer announced Tuesday. The company said it plans to honor “the [...] Read full article: Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be ...→

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

At a press conference Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced that the force will immediately withdraw from the contract with the polic [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate With...→

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

"Richmond is no longer the capital of the Confederacy," Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said in announcing Confederate statues on Monument Avenue will be dismantle [...] Read full article: Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E...→

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

"If the picture were at all organized by skin color this is absolutely disgusting,” one student wrote in an email. Read full article: Virginia high school banner groups stude...→

Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pact to Make Coronavirus Drugs

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has awarded a $354 million contract to U.S.-based Phlow Corp to manufacture drugs being tested or used to fight th [...] Read full article: Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pac...→

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna, Inc.'s experimental vaccine for COVID-19 is showing promise in early testing, but company CEO Stephane Bancel said Monday no one pharmaceutical compan [...] Read full article: Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Eno...→

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Murry Pitts knew in March he’d need to make changes at his medical production company. Most states hadn’t yet ordered social distancing, closed restaurant dini [...] Read full article: Virginia Company Switches to Making Need...→

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Eighth graders at a Virginia secondary school are working together to make and sell homemade bars of soap and use the proceeds to help families in need during [...] Read full article: Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade So...→

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) signed a $126 million contract with 3M on Wednesday for the increased pro [...] Read full article: DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for...→

Virginia town announces layoffs amid coronavirus outbreak | WTOP

Abingdon, Virginia, is laying off full-time and part-time workers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Virginia town announces layoffs amid cor...→

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

The Cambridge biotech company working on a coronavirus vaccine is now teaming up with a Swiss company to help with production. Read full article: Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Church services can get a little busier in one Western state as counties there enter Phase 3 of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee announces expande...→

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

McClellan says she's running because Virginia is now "at a crossroads" amid a deadly pandemic and unrest over racial injustice, she told CBS News. Read full article: State Senator Jennifer McClellan announc...→

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

In a continued effort to promote racial equality, the Bears will close their offices in honor of Juneteenth on Friday and make it a company holiday going forwa [...] Read full article: Bears close for Juneteenth, make it comp...→

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...] Read full article: Virginia governor announces legislation ...→

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday. Read full article: Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteent...→

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

A Chinese company that was found guilty of stealing information from an American company is trying to make its way back into U.S. projects, Politico reports. Read full article: Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel...→

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

At a press conference Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced that the force will immediately withdraw from the contract with the polic [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate With...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | WTOP

A Virginia-based company has won a massive federal contract to manufacture medicines needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small Virginia company gets huge federal...→

Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pact to Make Coronavirus Drugs

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has awarded a $354 million contract to U.S.-based Phlow Corp to manufacture drugs being tested or used to fight th [...] Read full article: Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pac...→

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

The Trump administration on Tuesday will announce one of the largest-ever contracts to bring pharmaceutical manufacturing from abroad to a new plant in Virgini [...] Read full article: Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-1...→

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Clay Lacy Aviation, a private jet company operating out of Van Nuys Airport, has reportedly received a $2.7 million grant through the CARES Act. Read full article: Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Recei...→

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Murry Pitts knew in March he’d need to make changes at his medical production company. Most states hadn’t yet ordered social distancing, closed restaurant dini [...] Read full article: Virginia Company Switches to Making Need...→

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for a rapid diagnostic, gene-editing tool in detecting the coronavirus. Read full article: FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavir...→

Printing company with long history closing Virginia plant | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. — A printing company whose Virginia operation dates back to 1913 is closing the facility, putting 184 people out of a job. The Richmond Times-Dis [...] Read full article: Printing company with long history closi...→

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) signed a $126 million contract with 3M on Wednesday for the increased pro [...] Read full article: DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for...→

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

The contract sets up six-day work weeks for Biden campaign field organizers, a $15 per hour minimum wage and mandates that workers are paid overtime if they wo [...] Read full article: Biden campaign, in first for presumptive...→

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday he anticipates Virginia will be ready to enter the first phase of reopening the state on May 15 after the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Northam announces plan to start lifting ...→

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

The Cambridge biotech company working on a coronavirus vaccine is now teaming up with a Swiss company to help with production. Read full article: Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make...→

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state’s next governor, which if successful would make her the nation’s first African American woman to le [...] Read full article: Democrat McClellan announces bid to be V...→

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

A handful of corporations in the U.S. announced this year that they are making Juneteenth a companywide holiday. Read full article: Nike, Target, Twitter and more make June...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

Chicago Public Media, parent company of WBEZ-FM 91.5, announced 12 layoffs Tuesday and said WBEZ will no longer produce “Sound Opinions.” Read full article: WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs...→

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target will now recognize Juneteenth as an official company holiday, the Minneapolis-based retailer announced Tuesday. The company said it plans to honor “the [...] Read full article: Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be ...→

Medical supply company claims Virginia bank hurt reputation | WTOP

A medical supply company created by two political consultants during the coronavirus pandemic have filed a lawsuit alleging that officials at a Virginia bank c [...] Read full article: Medical supply company claims Virginia b...→

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Some activists in Los Angeles have started a petition to try and get lawmakers to make it a hate crime to falsely accuse somebody of a crime based on their rac [...] Read full article: Put Those Who Make False Accusations Bas...→

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

"Richmond is no longer the capital of the Confederacy," Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said in announcing Confederate statues on Monument Avenue will be dismantle [...] Read full article: Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E...→

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addressed protests against police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd and said most of the state will move into phase tw [...] Read full article: Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, ...→

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

Kicking back on the couch sure beats a day at the office! Perhaps, though, that’s just you projecting your own views and desires on this individual. If you act [...] Read full article: 8 People Having A Way Better Day Than Yo...→

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

"If the picture were at all organized by skin color this is absolutely disgusting,” one student wrote in an email. Read full article: Virginia high school banner groups stude...→

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

The coronavirus crisis has led to concerns about the country's reliance on pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made overseas. Read full article: Trump administration signs deal with Vir...→

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

A Richmond, Virginia, drug company has secured a federal contract worth up to $800 million to manufacture key medicines used to treat COVID-19 patients in what [...] Read full article: Richmond, Va., company wins contract to ...→

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna, Inc.'s experimental vaccine for COVID-19 is showing promise in early testing, but company CEO Stephane Bancel said Monday no one pharmaceutical compan [...] Read full article: Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Eno...→

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware officials say the state plans to hire about 200 workers to help trace the contacts of those who test positive for the coronavirus Read full article: Delaware announces coronavirus contract ...→

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

It works just like a projector screen, except it’s see-through, made of vinyl, and created for protection from COVID-19. “They’re presenting it to schools, to [...] Read full article: Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shield...→

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Eighth graders at a Virginia secondary school are working together to make and sell homemade bars of soap and use the proceeds to help families in need during [...] Read full article: Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade So...→

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods, a manufacturerof branded popcorn seasonings, has been acquired by Richmond-based Sauer Brands Inc. for an undisclosed sum, the company an [...] Read full article: Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virgini...→

Virginia town announces layoffs amid coronavirus outbreak | WTOP

Abingdon, Virginia, is laying off full-time and part-time workers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Virginia town announces layoffs amid cor...→

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Alkami is a tech company focusing on design and implementing software systems for digital banking. Read full article: Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alk...→

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

The state will take over notifying those in Indiana possibly exposed to coronavirus infections in an action officials framed Wednesday as part of their effort [...] Read full article: Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract T...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Washington Gov. Inslee announces expanded coronavirus reopening capacity for faith-based services

Church services can get a little busier in one Western state as counties there enter Phase 3 of reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Washington Gov. Inslee announces expande...→

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

Democrat McClellan announces bid to be Virginia governor | WTOP

A Virginia state senator is launching a bid to be the state’s next governor, which if successful would make her the nation’s first African American woman to le [...] Read full article: Democrat McClellan announces bid to be V...→

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

State Senator Jennifer McClellan announces bid for Virginia governor

McClellan says she's running because Virginia is now "at a crossroads" amid a deadly pandemic and unrest over racial injustice, she told CBS News. Read full article: State Senator Jennifer McClellan announc...→

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

Nike, Target, Twitter and more make Juneteenth a paid company holiday

A handful of corporations in the U.S. announced this year that they are making Juneteenth a companywide holiday. Read full article: Nike, Target, Twitter and more make June...→

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

Bears close for Juneteenth, make it company holiday going forward

In a continued effort to promote racial equality, the Bears will close their offices in honor of Juneteenth on Friday and make it a company holiday going forwa [...] Read full article: Bears close for Juneteenth, make it comp...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said June 19 is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and made it an official holiday in a state that was once [...] Read full article: Virginia governor announces legislation ...→

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs, end of ‘Sound Opinions’ production agreement

Chicago Public Media, parent company of WBEZ-FM 91.5, announced 12 layoffs Tuesday and said WBEZ will no longer produce “Sound Opinions.” Read full article: WBEZ parent company announces 12 layoffs...→

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteenth a paid holiday in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Tuesday he would propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday. Read full article: Va. Gov. Ralph Northam to make Juneteent...→

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be a Company Holiday

Target will now recognize Juneteenth as an official company holiday, the Minneapolis-based retailer announced Tuesday. The company said it plans to honor “the [...] Read full article: Target Announces Juneteenth Will Now Be ...→

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel Aims to Make US Comeback

A Chinese company that was found guilty of stealing information from an American company is trying to make its way back into U.S. projects, Politico reports. Read full article: Chinese Company That Stole Airport Intel...→

Medical supply company claims Virginia bank hurt reputation | WTOP

A medical supply company created by two political consultants during the coronavirus pandemic have filed a lawsuit alleging that officials at a Virginia bank c [...] Read full article: Medical supply company claims Virginia b...→

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate Withdrawal From Contract Negotiations With Police Union

At a press conference Wednesday, Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced that the force will immediately withdraw from the contract with the polic [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo Announces Immediate With...→

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Put Those Who Make False Accusations Based on Race on National Hate-Crime Registry, Activists Say

Some activists in Los Angeles have started a petition to try and get lawmakers to make it a hate crime to falsely accuse somebody of a crime based on their rac [...] Read full article: Put Those Who Make False Accusations Bas...→

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond will be removed

"Richmond is no longer the capital of the Confederacy," Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said in announcing Confederate statues on Monument Avenue will be dismantle [...] Read full article: Virginia Gov. Northam announces Robert E...→

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, Announces Phase 2 Reopening in Most of Virginia

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addressed protests against police brutality sparked by the death of George Floyd and said most of the state will move into phase tw [...] Read full article: Northam Says He Stands With Protesters, ...→

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

8 People Having A Way Better Day Than You, Although Perhaps It Is Reckless To Make A Snap Judgement About Another Person’s Life Based Solely On An Image

Kicking back on the couch sure beats a day at the office! Perhaps, though, that’s just you projecting your own views and desires on this individual. If you act [...] Read full article: 8 People Having A Way Better Day Than Yo...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

Virginia high school banner groups students of color to make dark logo outline

"If the picture were at all organized by skin color this is absolutely disgusting,” one student wrote in an email. Read full article: Virginia high school banner groups stude...→

Small Virginia company gets huge federal medicines contract | WTOP

A Virginia-based company has won a massive federal contract to manufacture medicines needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Small Virginia company gets huge federal...→

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

Trump administration signs deal with Virginia company to manufacture COVID-19 medicines

The coronavirus crisis has led to concerns about the country's reliance on pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made overseas. Read full article: Trump administration signs deal with Vir...→

Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pact to Make Coronavirus Drugs

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has awarded a $354 million contract to U.S.-based Phlow Corp to manufacture drugs being tested or used to fight th [...] Read full article: Private Company Phlow Lands $354M US Pac...→

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

Richmond, Va., company wins contract to make key COVID-19 drug supplies in U.S.

A Richmond, Virginia, drug company has secured a federal contract worth up to $800 million to manufacture key medicines used to treat COVID-19 patients in what [...] Read full article: Richmond, Va., company wins contract to ...→

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-19 Drugs in the U.S.

The Trump administration on Tuesday will announce one of the largest-ever contracts to bring pharmaceutical manufacturing from abroad to a new plant in Virgini [...] Read full article: Trump to Tap New Company to Make Covid-1...→

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Enough Vaccine for Everyone

Moderna, Inc.'s experimental vaccine for COVID-19 is showing promise in early testing, but company CEO Stephane Bancel said Monday no one pharmaceutical compan [...] Read full article: Moderna CEO: No One Company Can Make Eno...→

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Receives $2.7M Grant From CARES Act

Clay Lacy Aviation, a private jet company operating out of Van Nuys Airport, has reportedly received a $2.7 million grant through the CARES Act. Read full article: Van Nuys-Based Private Jet Company Recei...→

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware announces coronavirus contract tracing initiative

Delaware officials say the state plans to hire about 200 workers to help trace the contacts of those who test positive for the coronavirus Read full article: Delaware announces coronavirus contract ...→

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Virginia Company Switches to Making Needed Medical Supplies

Murry Pitts knew in March he’d need to make changes at his medical production company. Most states hadn’t yet ordered social distancing, closed restaurant dini [...] Read full article: Virginia Company Switches to Making Need...→

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shields to Help Businesses, Offices

It works just like a projector screen, except it’s see-through, made of vinyl, and created for protection from COVID-19. “They’re presenting it to schools, to [...] Read full article: Miami-Based Company Creates Clear Shield...→

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavirus test kit created by Massachusetts-based company

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for a rapid diagnostic, gene-editing tool in detecting the coronavirus. Read full article: FDA OKs emergency approval for coronavir...→

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade Soap to Help Families in Need

Eighth graders at a Virginia secondary school are working together to make and sell homemade bars of soap and use the proceeds to help families in need during [...] Read full article: Virginia Eighth Graders Make Homemade So...→

Printing company with long history closing Virginia plant | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. — A printing company whose Virginia operation dates back to 1913 is closing the facility, putting 184 people out of a job. The Richmond Times-Dis [...] Read full article: Printing company with long history closi...→

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for increased production of N95 masks amid coronavirus

The Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) signed a $126 million contract with 3M on Wednesday for the increased pro [...] Read full article: DOD, HHS sign $126M contract with 3M for...→

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virginia-based firm

Chicago Custom Foods, a manufacturerof branded popcorn seasonings, has been acquired by Richmond-based Sauer Brands Inc. for an undisclosed sum, the company an [...] Read full article: Chicago Custom Foods acquired by Virgini...→

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

Biden campaign, in first for presumptive nominee, announces union contract with staffers

The contract sets up six-day work weeks for Biden campaign field organizers, a $15 per hour minimum wage and mandates that workers are paid overtime if they wo [...] Read full article: Biden campaign, in first for presumptive...→

Virginia town announces layoffs amid coronavirus outbreak | WTOP

Abingdon, Virginia, is laying off full-time and part-time workers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Virginia town announces layoffs amid cor...→

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Northam announces plan to start lifting coronavirus restrictions on businesses: ‘We will reopen Virginia next Friday’

Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday he anticipates Virginia will be ready to enter the first phase of reopening the state on May 15 after the coronavirus [...] Read full article: Northam announces plan to start lifting ...→

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alkami Looking To Grow

Alkami is a tech company focusing on design and implementing software systems for digital banking. Read full article: Now Hiring: Plano-Based Tech Company Alk...→

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

The Cambridge biotech company working on a coronavirus vaccine is now teaming up with a Swiss company to help with production. Read full article: Moderna Works With Swiss Company To Make...→

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract Tracing Plan

The state will take over notifying those in Indiana possibly exposed to coronavirus infections in an action officials framed Wednesday as part of their effort [...] Read full article: Indiana Announces Coronavirus Contract T...→