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    1. Westfield State Trustees May Suspend Dobelle

      Westfield State Trustees May Suspend Dobelle

      Westfield State University trustees are trying to call a special meeting to consider suspending embattled President Evan Dobelle, who is facing intense criticism for his lavish spending and violations of university credit card policies — including a new letter from state officials threatening to intervene in the school’s finances...

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    2. Judge Rejects LightSquared Director

      Judge Rejects LightSquared Director

      NEW YORK—A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday told LightSquared Inc. to remove a director from a special committee formed to help oversee the sale of the wireless-satellite company, agreeing with lenders that the director's previous relationship with would-be buyer Dish Network Corp. DISH -1.69% could be viewed as a conflict of interest...

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    3. LiqhtSquared Lenders Object to Independent Committee's Board Selection

      LiqhtSquared Lenders Object to Independent Committee's Board Selection

      Lenders to LightSquared Inc. on Monday questioned the selection of an independent director to help oversee a sale of the wireless telecom company.  The lenders in bankruptcy court papers claim the director, Donna Alderman, isn't independent because she previously sparred with Dish Network Corp., DISH -0.91%which is offering $2.22 billion for LightSquared...

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    4. Blackberry Reaches $4.7B Deal to Go Private

      Blackberry Reaches $4.7B Deal to Go Private

      BlackBerry said on Monday that it had reached a preliminary agreement to be taken private by a group led by Fairfax Financial Holdings.  The company signed a letter of intent that would pay shareholders $9 a share in cash, a deal that values the faltering smartphone maker at about $4.7 billion, according to a press release. Fairfax, a Canadian insurer, already owns 10 percent of BlackBerry...

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    5. The Deal: CommonWealth Swallows Poison Pill

      The Deal: CommonWealth Swallows Poison Pill

      NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CommonWealth REIT on Monday, Sept. 23, pledged to revamp its board, scrap its poison pill and change the way its management company is paid in an attempt to resolve an ongoing dispute with dissident shareholders. Newton, Mass.-based CommonWealth said that beginning next year business management fees paid to REIT Management & Research would be paid in CommonWealth shares ...

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    6. Darden Shareholders' Vote Makes Ousting Directors Easier

      Darden Shareholders' Vote Makes Ousting Directors Easier

      A proposal making it easier to remove members of Darden Restaurants' board of directors won a majority vote of shareholders Wednesday.  The vote on the "proxy access" initiative at the company's annual shareholders' meeting was advisory only. Darden said afterward in an email it does not know when directors will decide whether to implement the proposal. The company, which had opposed the initiative, would not comment on the vote...

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    7. Google’s Calico Could Pose a Conflict for Apple Chairman Arthur Levinson

      Google’s Calico Could Pose a Conflict for Apple Chairman Arthur Levinson

      Silicon Valley titans Apple and Google have always had a complicated relationship. Once close allies, the two companies have adopted an increasingly hostile posture toward each other as the battle for mobile device supremacy has escalated. But as recently as 2009, Apple and Google actually shared two prominent board members, including Google’s then-CEO Eric Schmidt. From 2006 until 2009, Schmidt ...

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