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The R&D Dept.: Local Patents for 6.6.12

A patent for a high-tech wound dressing from a Richmond company. A local man invents a training system for bank shots in billiards. And a Mechanicsville company gets a patent for an automated bowling system.

100 acres, up for auction

Portions of a largely undeveloped commerce park in King William County are headed for the auction block.

Peoples Bank’s flag comes down

First Community Bank just sealed a deal to acquire the Richmond bank for $40.6 million, and its CEO is still looking to grow.

Monday Q&A: 19 months to go

Optima CEO Michael Dudley explains why health care is among the fastest-growing industries in Richmond.

Foreclosures 6.4.12

Properties in the Museum District, on Forest Hill, and lots in Chesterfield. Plus a handful from Commonwealth Investment Properties, LLC.

Not just blowing smoke

A longtime prison guard is hoping his new venture in Petersburg will unlock a new life as a business owner.