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    Tokyo court starts Mt. Gox bankruptcy proceedings

    TOKYO (AP) — Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for Mt. Gox, a move that was widely expected after the Tokyo District Court decided earlier this month that the bitcoin exchange would not be able to resurrect itself. Full Story
    FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    Devens Committee shows cold feet

    over JBOS overlay governance idea
    DEVENS -- Members of the Devens Committee expressed frustration at the seemingly repetitive movements of the Joint Boards of Selectmen on an initiative for an overlay governance of the Devens Regional Enterprise Zone. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    BHRA, town reach agreement on use of Bare Hill Pond

    HARVARD -- The Bare Hill Rowing Association and the town have settled on an agreement for the nonprofit's use of the town beach, putting an end to months of debate stemming from concerns of crowding at Bare Hill Pond. Full Story
    PEPPERELL NEWS
    Current treasurer/collector facing challenger

    PEPPERELL -- The current collector/treasurer and one challenger are facing off for the position at Monday's town election. Full Story
     
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    Tokyo court starts Mt. Gox bankruptcy proceedings

    04/24/2014 05:38 AM EDT
    TOKYO (AP) — Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for Mt. Gox, a move that was widely expected after the Tokyo District Court decided earlier this month that the bitcoin exchange would not be able to resurrect itself. 
    Full Story
    FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
    04/24/2014 12:03 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech. Full Story

    Apple takes steps to lift sagging stock price
    04/23/2014 08:39 PM EDT - Apple upstaged Wednesday's release of its fiscal second-quarter earnings by announcing plans to send more cash to its shareholders and split its stock for the first time in nine years. Full Story

    FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards
    04/23/2014 09:28 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech. Full Story

    Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role
    04/23/2014 07:24 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Online game maker Zynga's founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO, as the company's sales slide. Full Story

    Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down
    04/23/2014 05:14 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. Full Story

    Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
    04/23/2014 04:59 PM EDT - CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years. Full Story

    Indiana cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
    Bronze statue of Roger Ebert to be unveiled

    CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies. Full Story
    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Full Story