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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Poll finds Millennials Pro-Pot, Anti-Tax, Unsure on BitCoin

What group supports free markets and tax cuts but also likes legal pot, universal health care and Hillary Clinton ? You're looking at your future, America.


Related Topix: Bitcoin, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Social Security, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

De Pere school goes the bankruptcy route

The Wisconsin International School filed for bankruptcy Thursday, according to court documents.


Related Topix: De Pere, WI, Bankruptcy

11 hrs ago | Detroit News

Sources: Detroit's debt-cutting plan headed for approval by retirees

The city's $7 billion debt-cutting plan appeared to have the support of Detroit retirees on Friday after early returns showed pensioners favoring the proposal in significant numbers, sources told The Detroit News.


Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Bankruptcy

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cutoff passes in Detroit bankruptcy creditor vote

Ballots had to be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT by a consulting company in California to be counted in the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Pension, Personal Finance

$900K in debt, Nienow files for bankruptcy

Sen. Sean Nienow, of Cambridge, and his wife, Cynthia, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month, according to court records.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Small Business, Personal Finance

Hearing on 38 Studios lobbying questions begins

The secretary of state's office is holding a hearing on possible violations of state lobbying laws in the 38 Studios deal.


Related Topix: 38 Studios, Bankruptcy


Western Nebraska Nonprofit Filing for Bankruptcy Protection

Gering-based Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska says it is filing for bankruptcy protection from its creditors.


Related Topix: Western, NE, Bankruptcy, Non-Profit

Business Journal

Pat Turner might have just saved his Westport project

Developer Patrick Turner appears to have found an investor that has pulled his Westport Waterfront project from the clutches of foreclosure.


Related Topix: Foreclosures, Bankruptcy, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Data Center Knowledge

High Density, Low Budget: Massive Bitcoin Mines Spring Up in Warehouses

The Bitcoin mining craze is driving the creation of a new breed of computing facilities featuring high-density hardware, low-reliability electrical infrastructure and off-the-shelf enclosures.


Related Topix: Bitcoin, Science, Computer Science, Social Software, Computers

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Miller Buckfire to collect $28 million for Detroit bankruptcy work

New York-based investment bank Miller Buckfire is expected to collect a fee of $28 million if the city of Detroit is able to restructure its debt in bankruptcy, according to an internal city document obtained by the Free Press.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI

Myrtle Beach Online

Cupcake chain Crumbs in talks, could rise again

The New York company said it is in talks with "various interested parties" and could restructure its business days after closing its stores.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Business News

JD Journal

Clawback Lawsuit Against Former Dewey Leaders Could be Stayed

Liquidating trustee of Dewey & LeBoeuf , Alan Jacobs, is arguing that his clawback lawsuit against two former law firm heads should not be stayed as they face criminal charges, according to The New York Law Journal.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

More young women becoming insolvent

Young women are more likely to find themselves falling into personal insolvency than men of the same age, official statistics show.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy

The New Zealand Herald

Slingshot to accept Bitcoins

Technology-savvy Kiwis can now pay their Slingshot broadband bills with Bitcoins after the internet service provider said it would begin accepting the digital currency as a form of payment.


Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Bitcoin


Accused Silk Road creator loses bid to dismiss U.S. indictment

The man accused of creating Silk Road, which U.S. authorities said was an online drug marketplace, lost his bid on Wednesday to dismiss a federal indictment accusing him of conspiring to deal illegal narcotics and launder money.


Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bitcoin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Bitcoin Foundation Hires Lobbying Firm

Backers of the virtual currency bitcoin are beefing up their Washington presence as they seek to shape government oversight of the fledgling payment system.


Related Topix: Bitcoin

Genco exits Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

The company says it reduced its debt by $1.2 billion while eliminating $192.8 million in amortization payments and $40 million in annual interest payments.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy

Memphis 'Blue Flu' symbol of pension troubles

Cuts approved by the City Council have led to protests from city workers, including police and fire staff, who say they cannot afford the changes and feel betrayed by a city they have served and protected.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Fire, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Illinois

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Report: Detroit art valued at more than $4.6B

Treasures in the Detroit Institute of Arts eyed for sale by some creditors in the city's historic bankruptcy could be worth more than $4.6 billion, but likely would fetch a quarter of that or less in a forced liquidation, according to a new report.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Opinion

The Modesto Bee

Brennan's to reopen after bankruptcy sale

A bankruptcy judge overseeing the liquidation of Brennan's Inc. on Wednesday approved the sale of the former restaurant's trade name and other assets - including recipes - to an investment group that includes prominent New Orleans restaurateur Ralph Brennan.


Related Topix: Bankruptcy, Restaurant Management, Business News


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