Early Briefing 07.25.07

XM of the District and Sirius, the two satellite radio companies, may not be big players in the media world. But their desire to merge is bringing out some big bucks. See story

AOL of Dulles, as part of its push into the online advertising world, agreed to buy Tacoda, a New York advertising network that monitors consumers' online behavior. See story

Competitive Power Ventures of Silver Spring announced plans for a $400 million natural gas-fired power plant in Charles County. See story

The Prince George's County Council has decided to hold a referendum on raising by 3 percent taxes on land-line and wireless phone bills. The money would go to education. See story

The Smithsonian is considering hiring an outside vendor to run its shops, and a report obtained by The Post shows why: problems with staffing, marketing and profit. See story

By Terri Rupar  |  July 24, 2007; 5:00 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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