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Silver Spring company gains rights to Agatha Christie estate

SILVER SPRING — Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot and other Agatha Christie characters are now under American ownership. Acorn Media Group announced Wednesday that it had acquired majority ownership of Agatha Christie Limited. The Silver Spring-based company now controls rights to ...

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Borders seeks approval to liquidate, close stores

NEW YORK — There will be no storybook ending for Borders. The 40-year-old book seller could start shuttering its 399 remaining stores as early as Friday. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain, which helped pioneer the big-box bookseller concept, is seeking court ...

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Borders patrons in Bowie talk about losing ‘second home’

Customers at the Borders bookstore in Bowie spoke with The Daily Record on Wednesday after the chain announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close about 200 stores. The Bowie location was listed as one of its closing stores.

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