The Morning Brief 07.23.07

It's WashBiz Monday. Here's some of the local business stories in today's paper.

* Creative Class guru Richard Florida has left George Mason U.

* Leasing by defense-related companies shows signs of slowing.

* Choice Hotels makes PETA's list of animal-friendly companies.

* Not all temporary workers from other countries are here to do high-tech work...Some are lifeguards, teachers and tent-putter-uppers.

* Former Nextel exec Morgan O'Brien has formed McLean start-up Cyren Call, a company that hopes to stitch together wireless spectrum for emergency workers.

By Dan Beyers  |  July 23, 2007; 6:16 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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