Early Briefing

Freddie Mac is asking a bankruptcy court to order the transfer of paperwork for 4,457 mortgages from American Home Mortgage Investment, which is in bankruptcy protection. See the story.

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to end funding for General Dynamics to build a second prototype littoral combat ship. Under the bill, each it and Lockheed Martin would build one prototype. See the story.

The D.C. government is trying to lure developers to Poplar Point, on the Anacostia in Southeast Washington. See the story.

The Potomac Generating Station in Alexandria will face another challenge before a state permit board. See the story.

AceComm of Gaithersburg said Nasdaq told it Sept. 6 that unless it requests an appeal, its stock would be delisted Monday. Nasdaq has given AceComm, which does data collection and analysis for the telecom industry, an extension to regain compliance by raising stockholders' equity to the minimum threshold of $2.5 million.

UBS filed a breach-of-contract suit against Red Zone, saying the investment firm controlled by Redskins owner Daniel Snyder owes the bank $8.1 million for helping the firm gain control of theme-park operator Six Flags.

Maryland officials' goal is to make 10 percent of their 9,100 cars and light trucks hybrids and alternative-fuel vehicles by 2010.

By Terri Rupar  |  September 13, 2007; 5:00 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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