WASHINGTON (AP) - The director of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum has announced his resignation after the museum's board declined to move forward with plans to create an inflatable pavilion at the museum. Hirshhorn Director Richard Koshalek told staff Thursday that he will leave by the end of the year.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - An eighth person has pleaded guilty to his role in a $30 million fraud and bribery scheme that duped NASA into awarding contracts to companies that falsely claimed eligibility for preferences granted to minority-owned businesses.
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - High school students in Virginia have finished building NASA a spinning chair that astronauts in Texas will use to practice being disoriented. The chair was made by 16 students under a NASA program where high school students build real-world products.
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - AllergEase is moving its headquarters and distribution operations from Arlington to Danville. The city said Thursday in a news release that AllergEase plans to invest $7.5 million in the move over three years. It will create 150 jobs during this period.
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