Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Visit Baltimore CEO warns lawmakers of consequences if Preakness moves to Laurel

Moving the Preakness Stakes to Laurel could cause Baltimore to lose out on attracting new conferences and make it harder to retain current ones, the city's tourism chief told state lawmakers on Wednesday. The Preakness attracts a crowd of more than 12...

By | 2019-03-06T23:54:56+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Sports|

Monumental buys out Greene Turtle’s lease. Could sports betting be far behind?

The Greene Turtle at Capital One Arena is closing to make way for a mystery project from venue owner Monumental Sports & Entertainment. But the project may not prove to be much of a mystery: When the D.C. Council recently approved sports betting, it ...

By | 2019-03-06T23:54:15+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Sports|

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center hires first chief scientific officer

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center hired a chief scientific officer, a new position for the organization. Dr. Giulio Draetta will serve as M.D. Anderson's first CSO, a role that "champions innovation, develops strong partnerships and...

By | 2019-03-06T23:26:18+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Healthcare|

Feds indict MGP Ingredients for releasing chlorine gas cloud over Atchison

A federal grand jury has indicted Atchison-based MGP Ingredients Inc. on three counts related to an incident in which a cloud of chlorine gas was released over the city. The incident, which occurred Oct. 21, 2016, resulted in one MGP employee and five...

By | 2019-03-06T23:04:09+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Head of One Workplace spinoff Vantis talks about new company, construction trends

Santa Clara-based Vantis launched this year as a spinoff from the commercial furniture design and consulting firm One Workplace. The new company will focus in on offsite construction. Here, Vantis executive Ryan Ware talks about the company's launch, i...

By | 2019-03-06T23:02:09+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Healthcare|

​After Facebook’s scandals, Mark Zuckerberg says he’ll shift focus to private sharing

Social networking has long been predicated on people sharing their status updates, photos and messages with the world. Now Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, plans to shift people toward private conversations and away from such public broadc...

By | 2019-03-06T22:49:12+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Media|

What’s next in Los Alamos National Bank’s merger

After announcing its intention to merge with Missouri-based Enterprise Financial Services Corp. in November, Trinity Capital Corp., the holding company of Los Alamos National Bank, expects to complete the deal Friday. According to a news release, Trin...

By | 2019-03-06T21:19:01+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Economics|

Tesla competitor Nio abandons factory plans amid steep loss, shares plummet

Chinese electric carmaker Nio Inc. is abandoning plans to build its first factory, and will instead continue contracting out the work to a larger automaker. Shares fell more than 17 percent in early trading today on the news. Nio employs several hund...

By | 2019-03-06T14:12:57+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Budget and Tax|