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Schilling’s video game company files for bankruptcy; feds probing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s troubled video gaming company, lured to Rhode Island with a $75 million state loan guarantee two years ago, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, and federal authorities have begun an investigation ...

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Curt Schilling facing possible failure in business

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Three-time World Series champion Curt Schilling was always more than a big-league pitcher. He blogged, called into talk radio to sound off on sports or politics, campaigned for Republican candidates, immersed himself in World War II history, ...

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Timonium video game developer Big Huge Games shuts down (access required)

Timonium video game developer Big Huge Games Inc. closed its doors last week after its parent company announced a company-wide layoff. 38 Studios, the faltering video game company of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, declared a “non-voluntary and ...

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Best Buy 2nd quarter net income drops

MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy Co. said Tuesday its fiscal second-quarter net income fell 30 percent as consumers hit the pause button on buying electronics, particularly TVs and smart phones, while fears about the global economy persist. Results missed expectations and ...

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Supreme Court: Kids have right to violent video games

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is unconstitutional to bar children from buying or renting violent video games, saying government doesn’t have the authority to “restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed” despite complaints that ...

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Supreme Court: Calif. can’t ban violent video game sales

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says California cannot ban the rental or sale of violent video games to children. The high court agreed Monday with a federal court’s decision to throw out California’s ban on the sale or rental of ...

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