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Business Ins & Outs, Jan. 10, 2018

News Outlets Make Their Own Headlines The year 2017 ended and the year 2018 began with a couple of bangs in local journalism. The endangered...

Current Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

The Current Newspapers, Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 3. Headquartered at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, the newspaper company celebrated its 50th anniversary...

They Left Us, With Memories, in 2017

Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.

Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)

The Air Force Band and the "Three Cantors" provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.

Carol Schwartz’s ‘Quite a Life!’

If there are people that don’t know Schwartz, that omission has been taken care of with the coming of her book “Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back.”

‘Mean Girls’ Heading to Broadway

The show finished its D.C. run Dec. 3, receiving mostly positive reviews. Fans of the movie will be pleased to learn that the stage version has kept many of the signature lines.

Ben Bradlee Biopic Premieres on HBO Tonight

The 90-minute documentary — "The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee" — covers Bradlee's life from Boston to Washington, D.C., focusing on his legendary journalistic career.

The Mighty Have Fallen — Some of Them

The sheer numbers of accused and accusers and the strength of the sexual harassment scandals — launching a #metoo wave on social media — seem to be having a hopeful and surprising result.

Museum of the Bible: In the Beginning …

The museum is not without its critics, who question the motives and politics of its billionaire backers, the evangelical Green family that founded arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby.

No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94

Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.

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