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Free Testing Cups Cost Millennium Laboratories $14.8M

A federal jury in Florida on Tuesday decided that San Diego-based Millennium Laboratories violated laws against kickbacks by giving physicians free urine testing cups, and it awarded a Baltimore-based competitor nearly $15 million in mostly punitive damages.

Local Communications Firms Form Strategic Partnership

KCD Public Relations Inc. and Diseno Communications, two San Diego based communication firms, announced a strategic partnership aimed at maximizing the presence and brand of independent financial services and professional service companies.

Honest Kitchen’s Pet Food Makes the Grade ... ‘Human Grade’

The Honest Kitchen said that it has successfully renewed its formal “Statement of No Objection” with the Food and Drug Administration to use the term “human grade” on its pet food labels.

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Draft Brings Craft-Brew Stars to Belmont Park

San Diego-based hotel and restaurant operator Eat.Drink.Sleep has opened Draft, a new restaurant and bar at Belmont Park in Mission Beach.

Community College Taps Contractor Sundt to Lead $15.3 Million Project

General contractor Sundt Construction Inc., which has a regional office in San Diego, has been selected by Southwestern Community College District to manage construction of a new $15.3 million science building in National City.

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Sempra Declares Dividend

Sempra Energy’s board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 66 cents per share of common stock.

Is Your Business Prepared for the Next Big Emergency?

Tickets are now on sale for the Business Emergency Preparedness Panel Discussion, presented by the San Diego Business Journal.

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EDF Renewable's Solar Plant Is Online in Mass.

San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy’s Lepomis Solar Project in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has reached commercial operation, the company said.

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Sonic Drive-In Opening Newest Local Restaurant in National City

Sonic Drive-In plans a June 23 opening for its newest San Diego County restaurant, to open in National City.

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Jackson Lewis Law Firm Names New Managing Shareholder for San Diego Office

David Hoiles has more than 13 years with the firm.

Symposium Set to Offer Businesses Some Health Care Solutions June 19

Intercare Insurance Solutions, a HUB International Co., is holding a Corporate Wellness Symposium June 19.

Lawyer’s Outstanding Performance Secures Her Place as Partner

Tyson & Mendes made Kristi Blackwell the firm’s first partner. Blackwell is a member of the general liability, professional liability and business litigation team. She was second chair in a jury trial involving professional negligence and fraud against an insurance broker.

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School District Buys Mission Valley Office Plaza for $5.6 Million

The San Diego Unified School District plans to lease property to charter school.

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Kelly Investment Buys Operator of 16 Restaurants in Kansas and Oklahoma

San Diego-based Kelly Investment Group acquires 16 restaurants in Kansas and Oklahoma.

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Coco’s Restaurant Building in Kearny Mesa Sells for $2.7 Million

Longtime restaurant location changes landlord.