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  • NEW YORK— Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. Marc Reed, Verizon's chief administrative officer, said the company is "disappointed" it was unable to reach an agreement with the unions despite "six weeks of good faith bargaining and a very strong effort by the...

  • WASHINGTON— Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee. For American consumers who have become used to flat or even falling prices for several years, an unfamiliar sight has emerged in many corners of the economy: Inflation is ticking up.

  • Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. Last week the Communication Workers of America announced that 86 percent of Verizon workers covered by the contract voted to strike in a recent poll, if a new agreement isn't reached.

  • DETAILS: Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards sold between January 2005 and December 2013. The boards were sold in eight sizes, including 5 ½ x 14, 8 ½ x 11, 11 ½ x 11 ½, 11 x 17, 12 x 12, 14 x14, 17 x 17 and 17 x 23. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, Menards, Office Depot and other stores nationwide. FOR MORE: Call ACCO Brands at 800-611-6654 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT...

  • Correction: Earns-VSE story Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.— In a story July 30 about VSE earnings— generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research— The Associated Press erroneously described the company's main business. ALEXANDRIA, Va.— VSE Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $5.5 million. The Alexandria, Virginia- based company said it had net income of $1.02 per...

  • DOVER, Del.— Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard. In 2012, the Sequoia group entered a $7.5 million loan agreement with FE Partners LLC, an investment entity formed by Washington, D.C.- based Equator Capital Group...

  • Shenandoah Telecom posts 2Q profit Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 7:09 AM ET

    EDINBURG, Va. _ Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $10.5 million. The telecommunications service provider in parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia posted revenue of $85.7 million in the period. Shenandoah Telecom shares have climbed 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • VSE posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:34 PM ET

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. _ VSE Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $5.5 million. The Alexandria, Virginia- based company said it had net income of $1.02 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Tredegar posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:24 PM ET

    RICHMOND, Va. _ Tredegar Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $594,000. The Richmond, Virginia- based company said it had net income of 2 cents per share. Tredegar shares have decreased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ICF misses Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    FAIRFAX, Va. _ ICF International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $9.2 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 67 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $292.4 million.

  • NeuStar tops Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    STERLING, Va. _ NeuStar Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $45.1 million. NeuStar expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.34 to $4.51 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.03 billion to $1.05 billion. NeuStar shares have climbed slightly more than 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • Iridium tops Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:54 AM ET

    MCLEAN, Va. _ Iridium Communications Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $26 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $101.6 million.

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author, court records show. The three men, George Elias IV, Stephen Hadford and Ross Fowler, filed suit Wednesday in U.S....

  • NCI tops Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 7:25 PM ET

    RESTON, Va. _ NCI Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $3 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $83.3 million.

  • ManTech misses Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    FAIRFAX, Va. _ ManTech International Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $12.5 million. ManTech expects full-year earnings to be $1.35 to $1.41 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.55 billion to $1.65 billion. ManTech shares have decreased almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Correction: Earns-TowneBank story Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:35 PM ET

    PORTSMOUTH, Virginia— In a story July 24 about TowneBank earnings-- generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research-- The Associated Press reported erroneously the company's headquarters location. TowneBank posts 2nd- quarter profit of $17.8 million. PORTSMOUTH, Virginia— TowneBank on Friday reported second-quarter net income of...

  • NEW YORK— A former software engineer at a prominent California law firm was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for insider trading by a judge who noted that he should have realized the dangers of what he was doing when one of his firm's lawyers was arrested on the same charges in a separate prosecution. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in Manhattan told...

  • MIDDLETOWN, Pa.— A truck driver who purchased a Mega Millions ticket at a truck stop claimed his $92 million prize Wednesday at Pennsylvania Lottery headquarters. Steven Peloquin, 52, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, turned in the sole winning ticket from a Mega Millions drawing last week and chose the cash value payout rather than a $153 million annuity, the...