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Calif. judge awards iPhone user $850 in throttling case

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — When AT&T started slowing the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the country’s largest telecommunications company to small-claims court. His award: $850. Pro-tem Judge Russell Nadel found in ...

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Service firms grew at slightly faster pace

WASHINGTON — Service firms that employ 90 percent of the U.S. work force expanded at a slightly faster pace in August. But the sector remains too weak to help an economy that is barely growing and struggling to create jobs. ...

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City official disputes Post Office’s release on reduced service

The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that pickup and delivery of mail for business and residents near the Baltimore Grand Prix course would be curtailed, but at least one city official said he was “stunned” by the announcement. Grand Prix ...

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FAA compromise could save service in Hagerstown

WASHINGTON — The Senate has approved legislation ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration and President Barack Obama signed it into law, clearing the way for thousands of employees to return to work and hundreds of airport ...

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Service sector expanded at much slower pace

WASHINGTON — The US service sector, which employs nearly 90 percent of the nation’s work force, grew for the 17th straight month in April, though at the slowest pace since August. The Institute for Supply Management, a private trade group ...

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