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Inside Wilton’s bankruptcy hearing

Developer Hank Wilton is called on to answer for his financial choices, including why he accumulated so many lots and why he sold an Aston Martin for $46,000.

R&D Dept.: Patents for 10.13.10

Only two patents this week, both complicated. One seems to be related to Philip Morris’ electric cigarette.

Bank tries to clean up French’s mess

The lender on two real estate projects left unfinished by developer Justin French might take matters into its own hands. But a current FBI investigation is making it hard for the bank to find out what exactly happened.

Va. Business Bank starts on Plan C

After announcing its intentions last month to raise $20 million in capital and undergo a fundamental shift in strategy, a troubled bank says it is now considering other options. And the future of its head is in question.