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Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.
An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.
's stock had its "neutral" rating restated by Zacks in a research note issued to investors on Thursday.
More than 5,000 Virginia veterans have been hired under an effort by state government to employ more veterans.
Brands are the most valuable assets many companies possess. But no one agrees on how much they are worth or why WHEN Imperial Tobacco, the world's fourth-largest cigarette-maker, said in July that it would spend $7.1 billion to expand its business in America, its chief executive, Alison Cooper, was adamant on one point: it will not be buying ... (more)
"In a nutshell, the WHO report shows that e-cigarettes and similar devices pose threats to public health," said Douglas Bettcher, director of the agency's department on non-communicable diseases, in a Geneva press conference, Reuters' Stephanie Nebehay and Ben Hirschler report .
A friend of Maureen McDonnell has suggested that the Virginia former first lady was easily manipulated by the wealthy businessman who showered her and her husband with gifts and loans.
The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells' corruption trial.
Lawyers for Bob McDonnell are expected to rest their case Wednesday and attorneys for his wife Maureen say they will present about three hours of evidence.
Vector Group Director Bennett S. Lebow unloaded 50,000 shares of Vector Group stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.
The American Heart Association raised concerns about the devices in a policy statement released on Monday.
Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Luc Portelance, President, Canada Border Services Agency, kick off a two-day comprehensive program... Research and Markets: Tablets Worldwide Market Analysis and Forecasts 2014 - Country Level Forecasts for 24 Leading Countries and 11 Companies )--Research and Markets has ... (more)
Editor's note: Paul Goldman is a guest columnist for DecisionVirginia.com. The views expressed below are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NBC12.
's stock had its "underperform" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at RBC Capital in a report released on Wednesday.
Philip Morris Korea, an affiliate of the global tobacco firm Philip Morris International, has launched new packaging for its popular Virginia S. Superslim cigarettes, company officials said Wednesday.
The fund is the only employee-managed workplace-giving program that is publicly reported among U.S. companies, according to the Changing Our World organization.
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