Early Briefing 07.27.07

District-based XM's second-quarter loss narrowed, and it added subscribers, finishing the period with 8.25 million of them. XM said its loss was $175.7 million (57 cents a share), compared with a loss of $231.7 million (87 cents) in the second quarter last year. Revenue rose to $277 million from $228 million.

The National Children's Museum, whose Capitol Hill location closed three years ago, was lured to Prince George's County by Milton Peterson, the developer of the big National Harbor project. See story

Prince George's County must pay Dimensions Healthcare System, the nonprofit firm that runs its hospitals, $2 million within two weeks to keep things running, a judge ruled. But the judge didn't make the county pay it an additional $12 million it said it needed. See story

A Virginia State Corporation Commission hearing examiner heard testimony yesterday on a 65-mile high-voltage power line proposed by Dominion Virginia Power and Allegheny Power. See story

Metro is reopening bidding on its Southeastern Bus Garage in the District after the city decided not to buy it.

By Terri Rupar  |  July 27, 2007; 5:00 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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