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  • Cities, states face off on municipal broadband

    Wilson, N.C., determined nearly a decade ago that high-speed Internet access would be essential to the community's social and economic health in the 21st century, just as electricity, water and sewers were in the previous 100 years. But private...
  • Stickergate charges 'a bunch of nonsense,' DA says

    Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing. No surprise, Trachta fared just as...
  • Reclassify Internet providers for 'net neutrality': NY Times

    Reclassify Internet providers for 'net neutrality': NY Times
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators' new "net neutrality" rules should classify Internet providers more like public utilities to prevent them from potentially slowing users' access to some Web content, the New York Times said in an editorial in...
  • Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments...
  • Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah took control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist fighters on Thursday, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a year. Syrian state television broadcast...
  • Media Harassment In Ferguson, Mo., On Rise As Al Jazeera America Adds To Complaints

    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, fired rubber bullets at a news crew working for Al Jazeera America, according to the cable-news outlet, raising the number of journalists who have reported tussles with authorities there as they seek to cover violence and...
  • A look at the three finalists for MLB commissioner

    Major League Baseball owners have not had to worry about electing a new commissioner since 1992, when Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig was named on an interim basis to succeed the ousted Fay Vincent. Six years later, Selig was named to baseball's top...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
  • Eyewitness in fatal shooting of Michael Brown sticks to his account in various interviews

    ST. LOUIS The outrage over a Ferguson police officer's fatal shooting of Michael Brown is partly grounded in the account of the teen's friend: Dorian Johnson. Johnson, 22, may be the closest eyewitness to the shooting. He has repeatedly told media...
  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...
  • HBO renews supernatural drama 'The Leftovers' for second season

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) - HBO's supernatural drama "The Leftovers" has been renewed for a second season, the U.S. premium cable network said on Wednesday, setting up the series to be a future anchor of HBO's summer season. "The Leftovers," which...