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The vice president of defense contractor, General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), made the following stock transactions on July 1st 2015, with SEC filing dated July 6th 2015.

Mark Lagrand Burns acquired 155 common stock shares on July 1st giving him a total of 17,629.05 shares after his transactions.

Burns also exercised a stock option derivative at an average price of $143.33. The total number of shares is 1,600 and the expiration is 06/03/2025. The total value of the transaction is $229,328.

Former CEO and Chairman of Discovery Holdings and Director at Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has sold off a large portion of his stake in the company.

Dr. John C Malone has disposed of thousands of shares in the media giant over the past several months, the reduction in his in the company is most likely related to his succession plans and an employment agreement with CEO David Zaslav.

Malone disposed of 62,000 on July 1st - according to the latest SEC filing recorded yesterday afternoon.

Only a day after splitting from Gannett, newly formed Tegna Inc (NYSE: TGNA), is already making it's own investment in another business.

The McLean, Va-based company has taken a stake in the Video Call Center, LLC (VCC). The company with a facility in Palisades, NY has patented video technology that allows them to create original content from video callers using television workflow processes.

The truest and newest of Gaithersburg's “smart growth” developments is kicking it's retail component into high gear.

The Spectrum at Watkins Mill is adding two new food retail businesses adjacent to the project's Performers Park, an open space that includes a large circular fountain similar to that found in the Downtown Silver Spring shopping district.

The additions include Barking Mad, which aims to be the go-to coffee shop in the community, serving food and spirits. Opening is expected to happen in September 2015.

Hanover, MD-based Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) president & CEO made the following stock transactions filed between June 24 and 25, 2015.

Gary B. Smith acquired and disposed of the following four sets of common stock shares on June 24 and 25, 2015.

  • Acquired of 4,800 common stock shares at an average price of $16.52, with a value of $79,296.

  • Disposed of 4800 common Stock shares at an average price of $25.109, with a value of $120,523.20.

If you guessed that the Purple line is priority number one for Prince George’s County’s when it comes to transportation projects, you guessed wrong. But luckily the County doesn't have to choose between the two.

Although Maryland government just announced that the light-rail Purple Line will get funding, the number one request for state monies was the upgrade of the I-95/I-495 partial interchange at Greenbelt Metro station.

What we all saw as an audience on the basketball court during the NBA finals was a duel between the Golden State Warriors going up against the Cleveland Cavaliers. We saw Warriors reigning league MVP Stephen Curry going up against four-time league MVP Lebron James of the Cavaliers. The Warriors won the series 4-2 to win the NBA championship.

But it was also a battle on the business side between Under Armour and Nike for sports apparel and shoes popularity as Curry is a representative of Under Armour and James a representative of Nike.

It's that time of the year again for one of the most anticipated state business rankings lists. CNBC has released its annual list of “America's Top States for Business” in 2015. States are ranked under ten categories and only one will be victorious. The top state on the list came as a surprise to many, Minnesota jumped from the number six spot in last year's list to become the number one state to conduct business in 2015.

Breakfast will soon be served to more than 2,500 employees at the new National Cancer Institute Headquarters and Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus.


On the other side of Key West Avenue, 1,650 square feet is being leased by Dunkin' Donuts. The ground floor retail space is the part of the first phase of the new Mallory Square apartments.