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Fmr. Mass Treasurer Pays Fine, Criminal Case Dropped
Former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil fine in exchange for prosecutors dropping a criminal case against him.
Cahill was accused of scheming to use $1.5 million of state lottery money for an ad campaign designed to boost his 2010 gubernatorial campaign...
RI Authorities Drop Criminal Investigation Into 38 Studios
Authorities in Rhode Island have decided to drop an investigation into possible criminal wrongdoing regarding the dissolving of video-game company 38 Studios.  U.S. Attorney officials say a review of possible violations regarding the company backed by former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt S…