National Security Innovation just got a major boost in Washington

Steve Blank

Two good things just happened in Washington – these days that should be enough of a headline. First, someone ideal was just appointed to be Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense. Second, funding to teach our Hacking for Defense class across the country just was added to the National Defense Authorization Act. Interestingly enough, both events are about how the best and brightest can serve their country – and are testament to the work of two dedicated men.

6 Leadership Lessons From George Washington

Inc Startups

A reminder from America's first president to never give up on your dreams.

Wilkes County teenager recovering after he was hit by tour bus in Washington, DC

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A Wilkes County eighth-grade student is hospitalized after he was hit by a tour bus in Washington, DC

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These Companies in Washington, D.C. Have the Coolest Office Perks

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The companies around washington, D.C. will inspire you and others will leave your jaw hanging

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Panthers name Washington new defensive coordinator

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AP) — Eric Washington has been named the Carolina Panthers new defensive coordinator. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) He will replace Steve Wilks, who was hired earlier Monday as the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals

Wake Forest guard Washington to transfer after season

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AP) — Wake Forest says sophomore guard Rich Washington will transfer after the season WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)

Grady, Gudmundsson help Davidson beat George Washington

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AP) — Kellan Grady scored 19 points and Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 19 points, nine rebounds and two steals to help Davidson beat George Washington 72-45 on Wednesday night DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP)

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George Washington outlasts Davidson 79-69

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Patricio Garino scored 17 points, Tyler Cavanaugh 16 and George Washington defeated Davidson 79-69 on Wednesday night

Small Businesses Are Being Hit Hard by a Failure to Communicate in Washington

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The collapse of trade policy in Washington, D.C. holds a lesson about issue communications.

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Great Smoky Mountains superintendent heads to Washington

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AP) — The superintendent of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is heading to Washington temporarily as acting superintendent of National Mall and Memorial Parks KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP)

Washington Report

Seeing Both Sides

Last Thursday, I helped lead a delegation of over one hundred CEOs to Washington DC - our most impressive turnout ever - to advocate for policies consistent with our values. There is a growing awareness in Washington on the importance of reducing regulatory burdens on business. In addition to my day job as an early-stage venture capitalist, I spend some time on civic activities - I think I must have gotten the social justice gene from my Dad.

5 Lessons From George Washington, America's First Entrepreneur

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A new book explores Washington's business acumen and accomplishments

Tribes call on Washington to respect Native sovereignty

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal tax overhaul passed in December is "completely unacceptable" to Native Americans, just another example of what can happen when tribes are not included in federal decision-making, a tribal leader said Monday

Washington Becomes First State to Enact Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

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The Federal Communications Commission prohibited state laws from contradicting its decision, so the move could spark a string of lawsuits. Technology

United investigates after worker spends flight in cargo hold from Charlotte to Washington

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WASHINGTON — United Airlines says it is investigating after a vendor employee was found unharmed in an aircraft's cargo hold following a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Washington Dulles International Airport

Washington County woman found in died car investigated as homicide

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ROPER — Authorities in Washington County say a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle died from blunt force trauma to the head

Washington County school officials pick next superintendent

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AP) — Washington County school officials have chosen a new superintendent to take over when the current superintendent heads to Charlotte, North Carolina next month HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP)

Hands On Demo With Oblong In Washington, DC

Feld Thoughts

If you are in the Washington DC area and want to see a live demo, email me. Oblong is one of the most amazing companies I’ve ever had the honor to be involved with. We invested in them in 2007 when they were four people building on the incredible research and ideas of John Underkoffler. Today they are almost 100 people strong, have shipped an awesome set of products, and are on a path to fundamentally change the way we interact with computers.

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Bloomberg Taking On Washington As Well

Mark Birch

Not satisfied enough in dissing Silicon Valley, Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to set his sights on Washington DC in his recent talk at MIT : Bloomberg said he prefers City Hall to the White House, given that he is already a mini-president of his very own mini-country. “I We have the United Nations in New York, and so we have an entree into the diplomatic world that Washington does not have.”. NYC Washington Mayor Bloomberg

Women unite in massive protest marches in Washington and beyond

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Women may not have found their place in the White House yet, but they certainly found it in the protest movement against its current occupant Saturday

How Businesses Are Dealing With Washington's Unprecedented Uncertainty

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Health care, immigration, and financial rules are all under scrutiny--but it's unclear when, or if, regulations might actually change. Startup

Washington, defense lead No. 22 Cincinnati past ECU 55-46

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AP) — Kyle Washington had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) 22 Cincinnati beat East Carolina 55-46 on Sunday for its eighth straight win

Washington Post Launches Web Channel On Small Business

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The Washington Post has just launched On Small Business , a new online channel that focuses on entrepreneurship and small business. Resources Capital Business Entrepreneurship On Small Business online resource small business The Washington Post

Washington County woman found dead in car, investigated as homicide

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ROPER — Authorities in Washington County say a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle died from blunt force trauma to the head

Why Washington? ACC flexes muscles in big basketball market

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WASHINGTON — Down the street from teams that play in the Big Ten and Atlantic 10, and inside the arena that hosts Big East basketball for several months a year, the Atlantic Coast Conference is flexin

Why Washington, D.C. Could Be the Next Big Startup Hub

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One study recently reported that Washington. is now the 4th-most desirable city for startups in the U.S., behind New York and the Bay Area

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9 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success From George Washington

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These are the rules that our first presidentlived by to earn the respect of a nation

Cavanaugh's 20 leads George Washington past Davidson, 73-69

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) AP) — Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points and George Washington collected a 73-69 win over Davidson in the Colonials Atlantic 10 Conference home opener

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Crowd follows Pat McCrory down Washington alley shouting “shame”

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Life following public service isn’t always easy when you’re known as the governor who signed North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 into law, even when you’re out of the state

The Washington Redskins Trademark Fight

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Patent and Trademark Office (TTAB) heard oral arguments in a decades-old case with far reaching implications: whether the Washington Redskins' famous trademarks should be cancelled because they are offensive to Native Americans.

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Washington D.C.

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is home to The White House and 50 of this year's Inc.

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A New Mandate for Washington: Support America's Entrepreneurs

Inc Startups

Small companies are a vital part of our economic ecosystem

George Washington: Founding Father of U.S. Entrepreneurship

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How the founding father's business struggles helped him become an earlychampion of American entrepreneurship

Kansas adds UNC transfer guard Jessica Washington

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AP) — Kansas has added North Carolina transfer guard Jessica Washington LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP)

Kansas adds UNC transfer guard Jessica Washington

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AP) — Kansas has added North Carolina transfer guard Jessica Washington LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP)

250 years after Washington drained it, feds soak a swamp

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SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) AP) — This is a story about a future president who tried to drain a swamp, and government workers who are making it wet again

2 injured in crash in Washington County

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AP) — The Virginia State Police says two people were injured when a tractor-trailer struck a car in Washington County ABINGDON, Va. (AP)