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Gray Welcomes Microsoft to D.C. for Conference

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, who has made priority to bring high-tech firms to the city, lauded Microsoft for holding its Worldwide Partner Conference in the District this month.

P.G. County Group Eyes Green Economy

Environmental groups in Prince George's County are seeing green as they hope to raise awareness about a $1 billion plan that would bring thousands of green jobs to the county.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: 'If It Is to Be …' is a Winning Attitude

There are many miles to go and issues to address before America is a "fair and just society." Toward that journey, the black press can be counted on "to voice our true plight."

Barbara Lang Takes Career in Different Direction

After being the face of the DC Chamber of Commerce for the past 11 years, Barbara Lang stepped away from the organization she helped build into an effective and powerful advocate for businesses in the District of Columbia.

Beware of Prepaid Card Scams

Con artists are using the popularity of prepaid cards to prey on unsuspecting victims.

NAACP, CBC Lament High Rate of Black Unemployment

While the nation appears to be in an economic recovery, leaders of the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus bemoan the high number of unemployed blacks.

Norton: St. Elizabeths West is Still On

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton announced Thursday that the St. Elizabeths West complex in Southeast is slated to receive a substantial amount of federal funds and the building of the huge project will proceed, contrary to several reports.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Mayor for Life

In Marion Barry's book, race plays a factor in everything that occurs in America.

Obama Seeks to Create New 21st Century Workplace Policies

Fueled by rising concerns shared by members of a shrinking middle class and the working poor, hundreds of concerned citizens gathered June 23 in the nation's capital calling for change.

Obama, Dems Lambaste Supreme Court Labor Ruling

President Obama and other Democratic leaders expressed concerns about the Supreme Court's ruling Monday that some government employees do not have to pay fees to the labor organizations representing them.

Southwest Airlines Begins International Service To Three Countries

Southwest Airlines launched Tuesday its service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its U.S. gateway cities.

D.C. Postpones Infrastructure Work at St. Elizabeths

D.C. has canceled the solicitations tied to the planned infrastructure work on the St. Elizabeths east campus, pushing back construction to spring 2015 at the earliest.

Safeway Opens Petworth Location

Safeway opened its new store in Northwest D.C.'s Petworth neighborhood Friday with festivities that included recognition of military veterans from the area.

Bonds Supports Good Hope Road Upgrade in Southeast

D.C. Council member Anita Bonds wants to make sure that Ward 8's Good Hope Road in Southeast receives as much economic attention as it needs to develop.

Wal-Mart Holds Supplier Diversity Forum in D.C.

Wal-Mart hosted Thursday a forum in D.C. for local manufacturers and service providers to learn how to become suppliers for the retail chain.