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ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Law today announced its participation at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference, taking place virtually July 13-17. Bloomberg Law is a silver sponsor of the conference and has put together a unique and engaging virtual experience that provides a mix of education, entertainment, and networking opportunities.

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TYSONS, Va., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PenFed Credit Union, the nation's second largest federal credit union, welcomed its 2020 class of summer interns this week with a combination of virtual and in-office interaction.

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FAIRFAX, Va., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Police Officers' Defense, the political arm of Police Officers' Defense Coalition, recently launched a petition in support of police officers and their families in the midst of this tumultuous and dangerous time for law enforcement officers. The Committee for Police Officers' Defense (CPOD) is a nonprofit political organization focused on helping police officers fight against the continuing "War on Cops" by taking a strong political stance against politicians, activist judges, prosecutors, district attorneys and a host of others that work against our law enforcement.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) was awarded a five year contract from Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) with the first year valued just above $7M.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, and Donna's Travel Plaza today thanked U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, (D-Wash.) for visiting its Tulalip, Wash., location to learn about the extensive measures taken by the truckstop and travel plaza industry to safeguard employees and customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to learn more about travel center companies' investments in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the coronavirus pandemic's increasing negative impacts on our country's most vulnerable populations, Awakening Events has teamed up with The Salvation Army to support Americans in need. Contemporary Christian bands and artists TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Mac Powell and Steven Curtis Chapman will present checks to The Salvation Army onstage at 50 drive-in concert locations across the country. Brought in part by Altrua HealthShare, Awakening Events' combined $44,000 donation will support The Salvation Army's basic human needs programs to aid individuals and families facing long-term impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CHANTILLY, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today it will issue its first quarter and fiscal year 2021 earnings press release after close of market on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Members of Perspecta's executive team will discuss the results in a conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

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FAIRFAX, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) was recently honored with 18 major advertising awards for its marketing and engagement campaigns for utility clients, including eight DC American Advertising Awards (ADDYs), which recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising, and 10 Tellys, which honor the best in television and video content.

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NELLYSFORD, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bold Rock, the best-selling regional craft cider in the United States, continues to expand reach into adjacent craft beverage segments with the announcement of new Hard Tea and Hard Lemonade lines. Both of these new innovations are crafted from all-natural ingredients and perfectly sweetened for maximum refreshment.

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ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit fighting for the health of all moms and babies, has awarded its 2020 March of Dimes Nursing Graduate Scholarship Award to five exceptional nurses for post-graduate and doctoral studies in the field of maternal-child nursing. The award recognizes and promotes excellence in nursing and furthers the organizations' commitment to ensuring moms and babies receive the highest quality of medical care.

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FAIRFAX, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- US21, Inc. is pleased to announce the award of a 10-year $950,000,000 IDIQ United States Air Force - Special Warfare Procurement - Multiple Award Contract (SW-MAC). The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract provides equipment, training and product support to approximately 3,500 Air Force Special Warfare operators, as well as authorized users in support of Special Warfare mission requirements. The overall objective of the contract is to rapidly procure supplies, provide supply chain management, product training and support, and integrate into larger systems in support of mission requirements. Work will be performed at various U.S. locations, and is expected to be completed June 2030.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ID.me, a federally certified identity verification platform, is helping state unemployment agencies release unemployment benefits to blocked applicants and accelerate processing of new applications. Several hundred thousand unemployment applicants have not received unemployment benefits months after applying as record-high claim volumes and large-scale fraud schemes have overwhelmed labor agencies in many states. ID.me's solution creates a virtual express lane for all eligible applicants to verify identity online. Due to ID.me's No Identity Left Behind initiative, all claimants can verify their identity online in minutes.

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ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BBB National Programs' Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC), in partnership with the Direct Selling Association (DSA), today released new Guidance on Earnings Claims that defines and identifies earnings claims to ensure all representations made by direct-selling companies or members of their salesforce comply with legal and self-regulatory standards.

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TYSONS, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bandura Cyber, a leader in making threat intelligence, actionable today announced a new partnership with Recorded Future, the largest global security intelligence provider. The partnership allows for simple integration of Recorded Future security intelligence with the Bandura Cyber Threat Intelligence Firewall platform, enabling mutual customers to make threat intelligence actionable in a more scalable and automated way. The Recorded Future plugin, which includes support for Security Control Feeds, is available immediately.

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VIENNA, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Critical, a leading provider of IT infrastructure with premium data centers in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Northern Virginia today announces the promotion of Wayne Dietrich to Chief Operating Officer. With diverse management experience spanning over two decades, Dietrich brings valuable leadership to the Element Critical executive team during a period of rapid growth. As COO, Dietrich will lead sales and operations, in addition to directing day-to-day administrative functions.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Elder Research is honored to welcome Christina Ho as Vice President of Government Analytics and Innovation where she will lead Elder Research's Government business unit that delivers trusted analytics and practical solutions to enable impactful government actions and transformation. Christina has decades of experience in serving the federal government in public finance, policy development, strategic planning, program and financial management, operations, auditing, consulting, and technology innovation.

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ASHBURN, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cignal LLC, a technology startup that develops cutting-edge capabilities for the rapid training and deployment of advanced inspection and security systems, announced that it was awarded Phase 1 project funding by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).

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FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Grey, CEO of Government Information Technology firm, IntelliDyne, LLC, announced the distribution of additional pay to essential employees working on government sites through the recent COVID-19 pandemic phases. Designated front-line employees are receiving this temporary hourly increase in wages, averaging 16%, for essential work performed on Government sites, effective April 2020.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HemoShear Therapeutics, LLC, a privately held clinical stage biotechnology company, has achieved a research milestone in its collaboration with Horizon Therapeutics plc (Nasdaq: HZNP) to discover and develop novel therapeutics for gout. In fewer than 18 months, HemoShear's team has made significant progress and the company will receive an undisclosed milestone payment in accordance with the agreement with Horizon, which was executed in January 2019.

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RESTON, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, today announced a renewal of its agreement to provide Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) with continued census-level video-on-demand (VOD) measurement for Cinedigm's transactional on-demand offerings.

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RICHMOND, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Risk Associates, a national leader in enterprise and performance risk management, announced that a strategic partnership with BankTrends will integrate and enhance the peer analytics functionality in ERM Watchtower by providing a more dynamic visual display of bank and credit union performance in comparison to standard and custom peer groups, enabling institutions insight into areas of risk and opportunity.

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ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- National Police Support Fund launched an initiative today that will help educate and engage the public on the recently popular topic of qualified immunity for police officers. National Police Support Fund is a grassroots political organization whose mission is to promote the interests and well-being of American police officers within the public policy process through grassroots political action. This initiative will include a facts page, free resources, a blog series, and more to bring awareness to the subject and provide a foundation for citizens to understand the implications of current and proposed legislation.

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RESTON, Va., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IndraSoft is excited to announce the addition of Mr. Greg Jaksec as our new DISA Account Director. In this newly created position, Greg Jaksec will provide Program Management, Operations and Growth leadership to support IndraSoft's contracts and opportunities at DISA.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Novetta, a leader in advanced analytics technology, today announced that Ryan Fairchild joins as VP of Enterprise Solutions in Novetta's Information Exploitation Division. Fairchild will lead strategic and operational initiatives driving cloud engineering solutions, entity analytics, and agile software development for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers.

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HARRISONBURG, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mennonite School has signed an agreement with Secure Futures Solar of Staunton to install and operate solar panels on its Harrisonburg campus. Together, the school's solar arrays will generate a total capacity of 136 kilowatts of power, more than any solar power system installed at a K-12 school in Harrisonburg.

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RICHMOND, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE: D) will host its second-quarter earnings conference call at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, July 31, 2020. Management will discuss second-quarter financial results and other matters of interest to the financial community.

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ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher Logic, the industry-leading engagement platform, announced today the release of a new proprietary product feature, the Engagement Benchmark Score (EBS). The EBS gives customers a way to measure their engagement through data-driven insight into their community's performance and provide them with a roadmap to increase future success.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ServicePower, a leading field service management software company focused on transforming service experiences, today announced that it has been named a Visionary by Gartner in its July 2020 Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management. ServicePower has been recognized as a Visionary in this report for the fourth time. To access a complimentary copy of the report, please click here.

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FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce today the launch of its Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, an industry collaboration to improve polypropylene recovery and recycling in the United States and further develop the end-market of high-quality recycled polypropylene. The Coalition is also taking its first action by opening a Request For Proposals (RFP) for Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) to apply for financial grants to enable improved sortation of polypropylene and widen acceptance through consumer education programs in communities.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading nationwide small business lender Breakout Capital announced today the completion of two senior secured credit facilities, totaling $20MM, with Medalist Partners, expanding and extending a current term loan facility and establishing a new term loan facility with attractive forward flow features with its long-time lending partner. This expansion of its successful ongoing partnership with Medalist further validates Breakout Capital's vision and growth through product differentiation, innovative responses to small business needs and disciplined, long-term strategy. These facilities will allow Breakout to increase loan originations across all of its product offerings, including its highly regarded term-loan product, FactorAdvantage®, and its newest, well-received factor product, FactorBridge.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, blends deep domain expertise and advanced technologies in the health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management markets, today announced Anthony Cristillo, PhD, MBA has joined MSC's management team as Senior Vice President, Health Information Systems (HIS). In this role, he will oversee a $60M+ division with focus on building and maintaining technology to support scientific research, as well as, lead a 350+ team providing support services to public health and life sciences missions.

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MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Appian (NASDAQ: APPN) today announced the Appian Requirements Management Solution (RM) which allows government organizations to more effectively manage the acquisition process to drive better outcomes. With Appian's latest solution, government agencies can more quickly address their specific needs, leading to more on-time delivery of their acquisition requirements and saving millions of dollars in the process.

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RESTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Altruista Health and North Carolina's Eastpointe Human Services today noted Eastpointe's successful launch of Altruista's care management technology, supporting whole-person care for Medicaid members in 10 counties. The implementation was completed on a condensed timetable that has Eastpointe well-prepared for the state's transition to Medicaid managed care - the largest change to the program in more than 40 years.

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RICHMOND, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Conserva Irrigation, the only national outdoor irrigation company founded on the concept of water conservation, announced today the company added 14 new territories to the system in the first half of 2020. Partnering with seven new franchisees, Conserva Irrigation has eclipsed more than 90 territories nationwide and debuted in four new states including Utah, California, South Carolina and Indiana. Despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Conserva Irrigation also achieved a 25% increase in YOY sales through Q1 and Q2 and is on track for continued growth.

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HERNDON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Artel, LLC (Artel) a $9.6M task order to deliver a 10 GB terrestrial circuit between Naval Support Activity, Bahrain and Al Udeid Air Force Base, Qatar. This 5-year contract was awarded under DISA's Global Network Services (GNS) contract vehicle and will be provided on a Synchronous Transport Module (STM-64).

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RESTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tellius, the Guided Insights platform, today announced the availability of Tellius On-Demand, the first and only on-demand SaaS application for business users and analytics teams to quickly understand 'what' is driving business performance and uncover the reasons 'why' metrics change in their data with machine learning automation. Built from the ground up for dynamic elasticity, Tellius On-Demand lowers the cost of modern, enterprise grade data analytics as much as 70% compared to legacy analytics and visualization tools. Organizations pay only for what they use, and no longer have a barrier to analyzing all their data.

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NORFOLK, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk, VA based automotive software and services leader, Dominion Dealer Solutions, unveiled an extensive rebranding and product launch for one of its growing divisions. The award-winning customer intel platform is known as Activator and the division will be named Activator Dealer Solutions.

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RESTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IndraSoft is excited to be selected to support the DISA Storefront (DSF) platform. The DISA Storefront provides essential services at the center of the DISA information ecosystem. Integrated with the disa.mil portal, DSF is the public facing interface for Mission Partners to discover, learn and request key DISA services. IndraSoft is partnering with DISA to reimagine and reinvigorate Storefront order entry and order management capabilities. Integrating DSF with DISA's Software Defined Enterprise (SDE) initiative and aligning DSF with the Defense Procurement and Contracting Procure to Pay compliant processes streamlines critical support infrastructure provisioning and procurement processes. IndraSoft will help transform Storefront by integrating DSF with new DISA's SDE Global Orchestrator and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) capabilities, thus enhancing service delivery and transparency.

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RESTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As at-home streaming activity saw an immediate uptick during the first stay-at-home orders (mid-March 2020), new research from Comscore (Nasdaq: SCOR), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, shows home audio streaming usage increased sharply beginning in early April 2020 and continued to rise through mid-June 2020. According to Comscore's Total Home Panel, from the week of December 30, 2019 to the week of June 15, 2020, total average daily audio streaming hours increased 32 percent.

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RESTON, Va., July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QOMPLX(TM), an intelligent decision platform provider, today announced the launch of a US-based subsidiary Managing General Agency RubiQon Risk & Insurance Services/RubiQon Re. Led by insurance industry veterans Conan Ward and Romel Salam, the new MGA will offer cyber insurance, along with multi-line treaty and facultative re/insurance utilizing QOMPLX's established high-capacity data, modeling and analytic capabilities. Ward is the former CEO of Validus Re and Hamilton USA; Salam is the former CRO of Validus Holdings and former Chief Actuary & CRO of Validus Re. The initial launch will be in the fall of 2020 and will target the large cyber market with aggressive multi-line expansion following.

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RESTON, Va., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE(®) 500 science and technology leader, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Field Operations and Cargo Conveyance Security to provide a non-intrusive inspection (NII) system for high-energy rail infrastructure. The multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has an ordering period up five years beginning July 1, 2020, with an approximate total value of $379 million. The NII components will be integrated in Vista, Calif. and deployed to CBP high-energy rail inspection sites nationwide.

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SALEM, Va., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pluralities of residents of the United States are satisfied with the performance of their local police department (45%), according to a Reconnect Research/Roanoke College Poll which also looked at opinions on race relations, protests and the president. The poll interviewed 1,917 residents nationwide between June 18 and June 23.

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HERNDON, Va., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi of America and Major League Soccer today unveiled a national television commercial to officially kick off the return of the League's milestone 25th season and the second season of "Audi Goals Drive Progress," a league-wide, multi-year initiative to elevate the game of soccer in North America by supporting MLS club academies create bespoke programs to help top youth prospects overcome access challenges.