Amtrak says the Downeaster had the 11th biggest percentage increase for the period among its 45 routes nationwide.
The marketing campaign that Microsoft calls "Scroogled" depicts Google as a duplicitous company more interested in profits and power than protecting people's privacy and providing unbiased search results.
The company lost 25 percent of sales in a single year under Ron Johnson. The previous CEO is hired to replace him.
The leaders of 12 cities propose a major state investment in education, jobs, roads, rail and water.
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