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uiting Up: Former Oracle marketing executive Terry Garnett made headlines in Business Week with the suit he filed Oct. 24 charging his former employer and its CEO Larry Ellison with breach of contract and fraud.

The most popular promotion at Washington Technology's TechExpo was the carrot cake at Syscon's booth, personed by Laurie Gavitt-Smith.

Linwood Holton, ex-Governor of Virginia who just turned over the reins at the Center for Innovative Technology, has signed on as a director of Mezzullo & McCandlish. If you call "the Governor" at his newly announced number, 775-3817, you'll need an 804 prefix. But hey! When Richmond's so obviously the center of the universe, they don't bother to announce those little details.

High profile? Monday's NY Times didn't identify Secretary of Energy Hazel O'Leary, photographed campaigning with Tennessee Senatorial candidate Jim Cooper. But they did mention her name in the article.

You heard it on the... Recognizing that GPS is "at the heart" of the NII, IVHS, National Spatial Data Infrastructure -- the list goes on and on -- a Grapevine, Texas group is chartering the GPS International Association -- obviously not just another Washington trade group.

George Gingerelli, whose Delta Research Corp. reported flat revenues of $8.3 million in 1993, is selling his company to Ed Bersoff's BTG for a reported $3 million, payable after BTG's initial public offering being floated by Janney Montgomery Scott of Philadelphia and Washington's Ferris Baker Watts to raise $13 million.

ValuJet, the Atlanta-based low-cost carrier that reportedly saved its hometown companies $250 million in air fares last year, is being wooed by Dulles for its next East Coast hub.


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