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Frontier Communications takes Tulalip Summer Concert Series beyond the music
In an effort to enhance the concertgoer's experience, the Tulalip Resort and Casino partnered with Frontier Communications to install a temporary FREE Wi-Fi hotspot for their summer concert series.

From Voice to Choice: Telecom Adapts to Remain Competitive
On April 1st, Frontier launched a new commercial brand, Frontier Business Edge, which offers small, medium and enterprise sized companies a choice of solutions including fast Internet speeds, unlimited voice, data networking, cloud services, supporting equipment, and more.

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.

Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.

Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud -- even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all the company's profits.

NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.

US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday.

Hacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M

An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta.

Remains of French ship being reassembled in Texas

A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck.

Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."

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