Daily Archives: February 6, 2019

MacroGenics stock spikes from positive results of cancer drug trial

Rockville-based MacroGenics Inc. announced positive results Wednesday from late-stage trials of its breast cancer therapy candidate, sending the company’s stock price soaring nearly 200 percent for the day. The biotech’s margetuximab product — which t...

By | 2019-02-06T23:16:56+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Healthcare|

Milwaukee Bucks value climbs to $1.35 billion: Forbes

A combination of the NBA’s ever-increasing popularity and a new arena catapulted the Milwaukee Bucks valuation to $1.35 billion, and the franchise achieved the fourth-highest increase among NBA teams the past five years, according to new Forbes estimat...

By | 2019-02-06T23:05:21+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Sports|

Little progress seen in gender gap in U.S. venture funding

Startups led by one or more woman raised nearly $2.9 billion in the U.S. last year — about $1 billion more than in 2017. But their percentage of the $130 billion total venture funding raised by all companies in the country last year dropped from about...

By | 2019-02-06T23:05:00+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Technology|

Florida House Ethics committee OKs subpoenas for UCF President Dale Whittaker and 13 others

University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker and nine other school leaders will face subpoenas related to the misuse of operations funding. 14 current and former UCF employees must testify to the Florida House public integrity and ethics com...

By | 2019-02-06T22:39:42+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Education|

See the latest in demolition of the Bradley Center: Slideshow

Demolition continues on the Bradley Center in downtown Milwaukee as contractors have made substantial progress in recent weeks on tearing down the western atrium of the building. See the attached slideshow for a look at the massive demo project, includ...

By | 2019-02-06T22:00:00+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Sports|

U.S. Bank plans layoffs in Brookfield, impacting 40 jobs

U.S Bank intends to eliminate about 40 employees from a Brookfield office.  The layoffs are expected to begin April 5, according to a notice filed with the state’s Department of Workforce Development. Many of the positions are mortgage loan processors...

By | 2019-02-06T20:51:33+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Economics|

The District is getting a professional rugby team next year

From the Washington Valor and Capital City Go-Go to Mark Ein's newfangled Washington Justice Overwatch esports team, the District can once again look forward to rooting for a new novelty sports team. Professional rugby is coming to the District next ...

By | 2019-02-06T19:38:21+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Sports|

Maryland bill, backed by Pugh, would extend Pimlico redevelopment study

A bill proposed on behalf of Mayor Catherine Pugh in the Maryland General Assembly would punt the issue of redeveloping Pimlico Race Course for another year. Senate Bill 800 would create a workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding financin...

By | 2019-02-06T18:49:02+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Sports|