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BlackBerry weighs putting itself up for sale

TORONTO (AP) — Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry will consider selling itself. The company said Monday that its board has formed a special committee to explore “strategic alternatives” in hopes of boosting the adoption of its […]


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Penn State’s board authorizes Sandusky settlements

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced several tentative settlements have been reached with men who claim former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused them, and voted Friday to authorize members […]


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Disney board extends Iger’s CEO and chairman post

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – The Walt Disney Co.’s board wants Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger to stick around a bit longer. The media conglomerate said Monday that the board extended Iger’s tenure through June […]


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Alleged Nazi sympathizer removed from Saugus school board

SAUGUS (CNS) – The Saugus Union School Board has removed board member Stephen Winkler for living outside the district — without addressing allegations that he is a Nazi sympathizer. The board took voted Winkler off […]


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Cal State trustees appoint 5 campus presidents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Five of the California State University’s 23 campuses are getting new leaders. The university’s Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that it had approved a round of presidential appointments. Three of the […]


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NTSB: Pilot’s texting contributed to copter crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texting by the pilot of a medical helicopter contributed to a crash that killed four people, federal accident investigators declared, and they approved a safety alert cautioning all pilots against using cellphones or other distracting devices during critical operations.


NY town: OK to boo, politely, at board meetings

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A New York town’s board members have decided it’s OK to boo at their meetings — but only if it’s done politely.


Santa Monica College restores Winter session

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – As a result of the passage of Proposition 30, Santa Monica College announced today it will proceed with its six-week winter session, starting Jan. 2. The Board of Trustees had voted […]


New CSU chief requests pay cut to help system

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California State University board of trustees on Wednesday approved a $380,000 salary for the system’s incoming chancellor that included a 10 percent pay cut at his request. The board had […]


Cal State to hike tuition if Brown's tax plan dies

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – California State University is set to raise tuition by 5 percent early next year if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative doesn’t pass in November. By an 11-3 vote Wednesday, the […]




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