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Metro suspends more than half of its rail cars because of safety problems

Plus: Rockville biotech banks on new revenue with $450M acquisition of West Coast drugmaker; Seibel’s in Burtonsville to close after 82 years

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Metro suspends more than half of its rail cars because of safety problems

Metro on Sunday night pulled more than half of its rail cars out of service hours before the Monday morning rush after an investigation discovered multiple axles out of compliance with manufacturer specifications. [Washington Post]

Rockville biotech banks on new revenue with $450M acquisition of West Coast drugmaker

Rockville’s Supernus Pharmaceuticals has inked a deal to snap up a West Coast drugmaker for up to $450 million.

The move stands to drive new revenue for the local business and push it deeper into the Parkinson’s disease space. [Washington Business Journal]

Seibel’s in Burtonsville to close after 82 years

Seibel’s in Burtonsville will be closing its doors on Nov. 28 after 82 years.

The announcement was made in a letter to customers by the family who has owned and operated the restaurant since the 1960s. [The MoCo Show]

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