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    The horrific Challenger disaster is one that remains fresh in the minds of the families of the seven astronauts who were on board. They are gathering at the Kennedy Space Center. See photos of that day.

  • United Bankshares to acquire Bank of Georgetown

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — United Bankshares, Inc. is acquiring Bank of Georgetown in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $269 million. Charleston, West Virginia-based United Bankshares says in a news release that the acquisition will…

  • Wizards’ John Wall donates $400,000 to D.C. organization

    WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is making a difference off the court. The 25-year-old recently donated $400,000 to a D.C. organization that supports homeless children in the city. Bright Beginnings, Inc. made…

  • Shirlington company No. 3 on Inc. 5000 List

    A Shirlington-based firm is the fastest-growing U.S. company outside of California, according to the recently-released Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

  • Bethesda, Chevy Chase companies make fastest growing list

    A one-man Chevy Chase marketing company that sells health supplements, electronics and other consumer goods is the No. 39 fastest growing private company in the country, according to Inc. Magazine.