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Micheline Maynard

Micheline is a contributing columnist at the Washington Post concentrating on business and culture. She has written about flooding in Detroit, tainted water in Benton Harbor, nationwide shortages of restaurant staff, and vaccine hesitancy.

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Covering the Black Friday backlash

Recreational Equipment Inc. members got a surprising email this week. The outdoor outfitters collective, known as REI, has decided not to be open on the Friday after Thanksgiving. It wants

Beyond the fiscal data: Covering economic anxiety

Marketplace, the public radio program, discovered something alarming in the nation’s economic data. All the numbers from the federal government, from jobs to housing, pointed to a better economy. But,

An MLB General Manager’s climb to the top

The major league baseball season ended Sunday, and now it’s on to the playoffs. While the players capture the most attention, the key figures in getting the teams to the

Covering new transit projects

This week, New York City opened its first new subway station in more than 20 years. The Hudson Yards station is the city’s newest tourist attraction, attracting crowds on Sunday.

Gas prices are plummeting

If you’ve filled up your car lately, you’ve probably noticed that gasoline prices have fallen significantly. Now, the American Automobile Association says they’re about to plummet. AAA says the national

Covering the United Airlines scandal

In New Jersey, they call it Boarding Gate. This week, the scandal brought down the CEO and two senior executives at United Airlines, and the story is far from over.

One MLB broadcaster will return, one won’t

Over the weekend, there was news about baseball broadcasters at either end of the country. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that their legendary sportscaster, Vin Scully, would return in 2016

Why cell phones are fine

We told you about the Pew Research Center study showing that millennials have different attitudes toward mobile devices than older generations. Now, let’s look at why. The main reason millennials

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