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Airline passengers will be allowed more onboard use of devices such as Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle as soon as the end of the year, though restrictions will remain, the chief U.S. aviation regulator said. more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to seek comment on a proposal to allow businesses to sell ownership stakes in their companies by soliciting investors over the Internet. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Thursday that Connecticut-based Affinion, and its subsidiaries Trilegiant and Webloyalty, will pay more than $30 million nationwide to settle allegations that they misled consumers into signing up and paying for discount clubs and memberships. more
The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation of possible manipulation of the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market, a person familiar with the matter said. more
Massachusetts’ chief securities regulator will open an inquiry into the impact of Puerto Rican debt on the state’s mutual fund investors. more
The U.S. Treasury has the means to avoid a debt default even if Congress fails to raise the government’s $16.7 trillion borrowing limit. The bad news is that it can’t prevent a recession. more
The R.I. Division of Taxation has launched a new special investigations unit to crack down on tax fraud. more
In a decision handed down Monday, the First Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed the validity of Providence’s anti-tobacco laws, Mayor Angel Taveras’ office announced. more
Gov. Deval L. Patrick signed the repeal of the controversial “tech tax” on Friday, The Associated Press reported. more
An agreement announced earlier this week is likely to stir more controversy over the Cape Wind and Deepwater Wind projects, according to CommonWealth magazine. more
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