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MGM Debuts Suites for National Harbor Casino Resort

MGM National Harbor revealed Monday the designs for its premier suite offerings at the $1.3 billion resort set to open by year's end.

D.C. Selected as Hub for Obama's Summer-Jobs Project

The White House announced that D.C. has been selected as a Summer Impact Hub in President Obama's Summer Opportunity Project, which aims to increase employment prospects for youths.

D.C. Taxi Commission to Offer On-Demand Delivery

The DC Taxicab Commission has announced a pilot program in partnership with Delivery.com to offer consumers additional access to on-demand delivery of food, laundry and other goods and services.

Prince George's Co. EDC's 'Dolphin Tank' Companies Give Perfect Pitch

More than 75 local entrepreneurs were given the chance to get their feet wet Tuesday during the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's inaugural "Dolphin Tank" networking event at the county's Department of Housing and Community Development headquarters.

A Closer Look at Small Biz Week 2016

A nonprofit and a government agency have teamed up to encourage District residents to become small-business owners in a growing number of pop-up shops.

Bowser, D.C. United Break Ground for New Stadium at Buzzard Point

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC United broke ground this week at Ward 6's Buzzard Point in preparation for city's new soccer stadium, tearing down an abandoned building on the site.

MGM, PGCC Launch Training Program for Casino Resort

MGM National Harbor is partnering with Prince George's Community College for a new workforce training program that will provide potential employees with the skills needed to apply for nearly 1,000 jobs in the forthcoming resort's casino table games department.

Pepco Files for Rate Increase in Md.

Pepco filed for a rate increase request April 19 with the Maryland Public Service Commission to recover the cost of reliability investments.

Black-Owned D.C. Tech Startup Reaches Finals of National Business Competition, Presses For Votes

A black-owned D.C. real estate tech startup is in the running for $20,000 of grant funding after winning the regional competition of Comcast Business's entrepreneur contest.

Dave & Buster's Ready for Business in Capitol Heights

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined dozens of county officials and others Wednesday for a sneak peek inside the Dave & Buster's in Capitol Heights opening next week, taking the opportunity to nibble on Swedish meatballs, sip ...

Congress Heights Joins DC Main Streets

The Congress Heights community will join the D.C. Main Streets program that revitalizes neighborhoods.

Bowser Joins Labor Leaders in Fight for Minimum Wage Increase

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Thursday morning in the fight to raise the city's minimum hourly wage to $15.

Safeway Grocery Back in Hyattsville

After eight years, a Safeway grocery store returns to Hyattsville as the anchor in the bustling mixed-use project Gateway at University Town Center.

Norton Seeks to Reduce Black Youth Unemployment

The latest Washington, D.C., jobs report shows the overall unemployment rate held steady at 6.5 percent, which to some might be good news. However, for young people — particularly African-Americans — the numbers continue to tell a different story.

Power Up Summit to Offer Insight, Resources for Small Businesses

In recognition of National Small Business Week, the Power Up DC 2016 summit early next month at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in northwest D.C. will provide entrepreneurs insight and resources for obtaining adequate funding, as well the opportunity to engage ...