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Chef and Farmers’ Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other....

Zalgen Labs Expects to Expand Following Rapid Ebola Test Approval (VIDEO)

It’s called a gamechanger: a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola has recently been approved and a startup Germantown company, Zalgen Labs, played a part in the development of that test. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports....

Work on Pike District Breathing New Life to White Flint Area (VIDEO)

White Flint has a new name and advocates are hoping a new identity too. It’s now being called the Pike District and it’s a rebranding of sorts for an area as it morphs from a suburban sprawl to a new urbanism community....

MedImmune Alerts Community of Plans to Build Childcare Center

UPDATED MedImmune and AstraZeneca officials are planning to build a child care center adjacent to the company’s corporate campus at One MedImmune Way in Gaithersburg. In an email sent on Feb. 11, the biotech company is...

Leggett and Baker Hold Meeting on Purple Line to Rally Business Support (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker hosted a meeting at the University of Maryland to gather support for the Purple Line from the business community. Lorna Virgili...

Hundreds Attend Women’s Legislative Briefing (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Commission for Women hosted the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing on Jan. 25 at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Hundreds of women attended the all day event where a variety of issues were...

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Montgomery County Council Works to Simplify Development Process (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Council’s Planning Housing and Economic Development Committee recently held work sessions to improve the counties development review process. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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“This is A Game Changer For Ebola” (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Zalgen Labs’ co-founder Dr. Luis Branco said the approval of a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola is a gamechanger. Related:

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Zalgen Labs Co-Founder Plans Return Work Trip to Africa (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Dr. Luis Branco said he plans to return to Eastern Sierra Leone sometime this year to continue work on the recently approved rapid diagnostic test for the Ebola virus. Despite progress, he said there are always more questions to answer. Related:

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Local Produce is a Staple on the Menu at Clyde’s (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Chef Jeff Eng of Clyde’s Tower Oaks Lodge in Rockville, shares some of his company’s history and philosophy when it comes to serving local fruits and vegetables. Chef Eng recently attended a summit with farmers at the Universities at Shady Grove. Related:

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Dr. Luis Branco: “I Was Exposed to a Lot of Ebola in the Lab” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Zalgen Labs’ co-founder Dr. Luis Branco talks about his work on the rapid diagnostic test for Ebola late last year in Africa and what happened when he returned to the United States. The World Health Organization approved a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola last week. Related:

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Chef and Farmers’ Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Organizers said they plan to hold more summits like this one in the future.

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Zalgen Labs Expects to Expand Following Rapid Ebola Test Approval (VIDEO)

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It’s called a gamechanger: a rapid diagnostic test for Ebola has recently been approved and a startup Germantown company, Zalgen Labs, played a part in the development of that test. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find more information about this development and the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium that made it happen on its website. […]

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Clyde’s Chef Says Local Produce Is Key Ingredient in his Recipes (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Executive Chef Jeff Eng of Clyde’s Tower Oaks Lodge says local produce is a key ingredient in his recipes and on the restaurant’s menu. Eng was one of several chefs who attended a recent networking event with local farmers at the Universities at Shady Grove. Related:

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Zalgen Labs Success to Spur Economic Development in MoCo (VIDEO)

Susan Prince, development specialist for the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, talks about Zalgen Labs and the impact that company’s success has on the life sciences industry here.

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Agriculture is Big Business in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County’s Agricultural Services Division Manager Jeremy Criss says Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve is big business. Take a look: Criss recently attended a networking event designed to bring farmers together with local chefs. According to Criss, at last count there were over 540 farmers in Montgomery County and the county has […]

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