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Rebecca Hagelin

The ‘holiday’ is Christmas

Just as the Jewish people and so many gentiles missed the true Jesus at the time of his life on earth, America as a “Christian nation” misses Jesus today.

In this Dec. 14, 2016, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Elon Musk hyperloop may have terminus near Camden Yards

- Associated Press

Entrepreneur Elon Musk’s digging company, Boring Co., could start the construction of hyperloop tunnels, terminating near West Pratt and South Paca streets in Baltimore, as early as January, according to documents obtained by Capital News Service.

"I wish I could tell you that Montgomery County is immune from (the opioid) epidemic. Unfortunately, I cannot do that," said county executive Ike Leggett. (Associated Press)

Law firm says Big Pharma misled consumers

- The Washington Times

A preliminary investigation of the pharmaceutical industry has uncovered misleading statements by drugmakers about the risks and efficacy of their products, according to a law firm hired by Montgomery County to sue Big Pharma for its role in the county’s opioid epidemic.

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White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten second from left, Rabbis Abraham Shemtov, left, Levi Shemtov and Nachman Holtzberg, right, light the National Hanukkah Menorah, at the Ellipse, near the White House during a lighting ceremony marking the beginning of the celebration of the Hanukkah, Sunday Dec.. 21, 2008. Associated Press.

Hanukkah celebrations set amid security concerns

- The Washington Times

The eight nights of Hanukkah begin at sundown Tuesday with public menorah lightings scheduled in the District and across the country, as Jewish groups say they have taken steps to ensure a peaceful holiday.