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1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Vector Group Ltd. (VGR) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.40

Vector Group declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 2nd, Analyst Ratings Net reports.

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1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of jurors who must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Federal Prisons, Prison, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Star Scientific

7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Universal Corp. VP Unloads 2,500 Shares of Stock

Universal Corp. VP Preston Douglas Wigner sold 2,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 28th.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

5 things to know about former Va. governor trial

Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday in the public corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, who could face decades in prison and millions of dollars in fines if convicted.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Wedding

NBC29

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Jury Deliberations to Begin Tuesday

The corruption trial against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is expected to reach a new stage Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Star Scientific, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A. Barton Hinkle on How Handouts Corrupt All Governors

The prosecution wants to show that Jonnie Williams, the nutritional-supplement salesman who showered McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with money and pricey gifts, got something special in return: the governor's intercession on behalf of Williams' company, Star Scientific.

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Related Topix: Star Scientific, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, US Politics, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Sys-Con Media

Financial Results, Updated Website, Technical Updates, and Increase...

Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6114-100free .

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Tyson Foods, Food, Life, Recipes

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

How to Get a Dividend Check Every Month of the Year

One of the best arguments for investing in dividend-paying stocks is that they provide income that you're free to spend anywhere you want.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Altria Group

Silicon Alley Insider

No One Agrees On How Much Brands Are Worth Or Why

One of the first customers to purchase the Apple iPhone 5S celebrates after exiting the Apple Retail Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York September 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: Imperial Tobacco Group, Sales, Fashion, Ralph Lauren, Designers, Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Marketing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Bob McDonnell: Is once popular Virginia governor headed for prison?

The long and downward-spiraling tale of Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell - worthy of a Shakespeare or more likely the script writer for an afternoon soap - is headed for its pathetic legal conclusion.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Healthcare Law, Law, Wedding, Star Scientific

Sunday Herald

'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

WHILE the industry body claims the majority of electronic cigarette firms are independently owned, tobacco firms are increasingly pushing their way into the market.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

The Motley Fool

Is It Time to Buy Reynolds American Stock?

The merger will combine the No. 2 and No. 3 U.S. tobacco companies and change the competitive landscape.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Sys-Con Media

Quarterly Earnings, Market Activity, Regulatory Updates, Strategic...

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Sanderson Farms, Inc. , Philip Morris International, Inc. , MetLife, Inc. , 3M Company and GoPro, Inc. .

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Related Topix: Insurance, MetLife, Food, Sanderson Farms, Philip Morris International, Manufacturing, 3M, Chemicals, MMM

AmericanBankingNews.com

Altria Group Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

Altria Group has been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the nine ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork reports .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Motley Fool

5 Things Altria Group Inc. Management Wants You to Know

Yet even though the company has successfully fended off major threats to its existence throughout its history, Altria investors still worry about the rising tide of regulation and consumer-health attacks and their potential impact on the company and its stock.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Wine, Drink, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

22nd Century Group Partner NASCO Products Enters into Agreement with Smoker Friendly International

Smoker Friendly International, LLC licenses retailers to use its "Smoker Friendly" name and sell its "SF" products.

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

Albany Times Union

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, arrives at federal court with his daughter Jeanine McDonnell Zubowsky, left, and son Bobby McDonnell, right, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Richmond, Va.

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

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans,... When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of ... (more)

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

Hampton Roads Daily Press

McDonnell trial: Feds say common sense dictates guilty verdict

Bob McDonnell 's defense just doesn't hold up to the scrutiny of common sense, an assistant U.S. attorney told jurors here this morning, during closing arguments against the former governor and his wife.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Feds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillard

Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Smoking, Medicine, Health

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