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3 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

Surrounded by reporters, former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams leaves federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., after testifying Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Richmond, VA

8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Dividend Investing Over The Past 7 Years Was Never Easy

There is never a perfect time to start investing in dividend stocks. There is always a reason not to invest in dividend stocks.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Altria Group, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games

Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Public Radio

Star Witness Steps Up To The Stand In McDonnell's Corruption Trial

The corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues to unfold in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

KWBU-TV Waco

Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Transgender

Star-Telegram.com

Rolex passed among jurors in ex-Va. gov trial

A former CEO testified Thursday that his cozy relationship with Virginia's first family was a poor business decision, not friendship.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Virginia Beach, VA

Seeking Alpha

Altria Is The Best Dividend Growth Stock For Income Investors, I Rate Altria A Buy

Altria will declare a dividend increase on 8/21/2014 according to their stated targeted dividend goal.

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Related Topix: Altria Group

Hispanic Business

Vector Group LTD - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of...

Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations is designed to provide a reader of financial statements with a narrative from our management's perspective.

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Related Topix: Vector Group, Corporate / Securities Law

Missourian

David Rosman: Legislators' e-cigarettes votes expose influence of big business

Gov. Jay Nixon has veto power, and he used it a record number of times this past legislative session.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, California, MO, Missouri, Alternative

WCAV

Need to Know - Wednesday July 30, 2014

MCDONNELL TRIAL: Jonnie Williams testified Wednesday in the corruption trial for former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Fluvanna County, VA, Scottsville, VA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

NSW has mojo back, Baird tells business

Addressing an Australian British Chamber of Commerce lunch in Sydney, Mr Baird promoted investment opportunities to representatives from financial heavyweights including Lend Lease, KPMG, ANZ and British American Tobacco.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

AmericanBankingNews.com

British American Tobacco plc (BATS) Announces Dividend of GBX 47.50

British American Tobacco plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 30th, AR Network reports.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

Tri-cityherald.com

Vacations, trips detailed at ex-governor's trial

Jerri Fulkerson's testimony came in the corruption trial for ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Assistant details trips for ex-Va. first family

The executive assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the federal corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife spent Wednesday morning detailing the trips she arranged for the governor's family.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Wedding

The Wichita Eagle

Vacations, trips detailed at ex-governor's trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., with his lawyer John L. Brownlee on the second day of his and his wife Maureen's corruption trial, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Star Scientific, Wedding

Knowledge@Wharton

Smoke Signals: What the Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Means for the Tobacco Industry

The term "force majeure" that is usually part of the fine print in legal documents seems to loom large these days for tobacco firm Reynolds American.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Business Journal

Lorillard profits drop in second quarter amid decline in e-cig sales

Greensboro-based Lorillard reported Wednesday that its adjusted profits had dropped from last year's numbers due in part to lower-than-expected e-cigarette sales.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Iol.co.za

British American Tobacco profit falls

British American Tobacco reported lower revenue and profit for the six months ended June 30, hurt by the strong British pound and a slight decline in volume.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Live Charts

British American Tobacco sees 12% drop in H1 EPS on FX

London open City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open around four points lower than yesterday's close of 6,807.75.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc, Financial Markets, Chile, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CSP

Reynolds Values Vuse

Reynolds American Inc. has announced second-quarter 2014 of $492 million, 6.7% higher than the $461 million for the same period last year, and $855 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, an 11.9% decrease from the $969 million from the same period for 2013.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Hispanic Business

Reynolds American Inc - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis...

The following is a discussion and analysis of RAI's business, initiatives, critical accounting estimates and its consolidated results of operations and financial position.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Smoking, Medicine, Health

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