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White House Hosts Local Officials, Touts Impact of Policies

White House Hosts Local Officials, Touts Impact of Policies

The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting North Carolina officials to highlight funding opportunities and hear firsthand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are faring locally.Read more

Press Release: Artificial Intelligence Company to Expand Headquarters in Virginia

Press Release: Artificial Intelligence Company to Expand Headquarters in Virginia

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Enabled Intelligence, Inc., a provider of secure and accurate data labeling services to enable artificial intelligence applications, will invest $1.4 million to expand its headquarters in Fairfax County. The company will add over 10,000 square feet of classified and unclassified office space to its operations located at 6400 Arlington Boulevard in Falls Church in order to increase capacity. The project will create 117 new jobs.Read more

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

Elton John to Perform at White House on Friday

The White House will become a concert venue Friday evening when Elton John performs. The event is called “A Night When Hope and History Rhyme,” a reference to a poem by Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.Read more

US Contractor Freed by Taliban in Swap for Drug Trafficker

US Contractor Freed by Taliban in Swap for Drug Trafficker

An American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan for more than two years has been released in exchange for a convicted Taliban drug lord jailed in the United States, the White House said Monday, announcing a rare success in U.S.-Taliban talks since the militant group took power a little more than a year ago.Read more

Recovering Addicts Work to Help Others in ‘Project Recover’

Recovering Addicts Work to Help Others in ‘Project Recover’

Wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with the word “PEER,” Joy Bogese approaches people struggling with drug addiction the way a teacher might approach a reluctant student — gently, calmly and armed with experience in a subject that has stymied each of them.Read more

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