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13 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Vector Group Director Sells $1,148,500 in Stock

Vector Group Director Bennett S. Lebow sold 50,000 shares of Vector Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 20th.

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Related Topix: Vector Group

5 hrs ago | NBC29

McDonnell Trial Day 18: Bob McDonnell Takes the Stand

J. Allen Kosowsky, a forensic accountant hired as a defense witness, was the first person to take the stand Wednesday in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in federal court.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific, Virginia Commonwealth University

9 hrs ago | Business World

FTSE 100 falls from its three-week high

Britain's top share index retreated from a three-week high today, halting a five-day winning streak, with companies trading without the attraction of their latest dividend putting pressure on the broader market.

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

13 hrs ago | Live Charts

FTSE 100 movers: Retailers, housebuilders lead gains

Retailers Kingfisher, Sports Direct and Next were occupying the top 10 on the FTSE on Tuesday, while housebuilders were also performing well as forecasts for a rate hike were pushed back after the inflation figures.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Imperial Tobacco Group

18 hrs ago | JD Supra

Divided Fourth Circuit Panel Rules On Burden of Proving Loss Causation in ERISA Fiduciary Breach Case

That was the sentiment expressed in a blistering dissent by Fourth Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson in the latest ruling in a lawsuit challenging the decision by the fiduicaries of the RJR 401 plan to liquidate two stock funds that previously had been available to plan participants wishing to invest in Nabisco stock.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings

Tue Aug 19, 2014

IcNetwork

Hidden where?! Illicit cigarettes found stuffed inside Meat Carcasses ...

A former Metropolitan Police detective has uncovered Cardiff's illicit tobacco trade - with even a butcher in the city hiding packets in meat carcasses.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International

Style Weekly

Arts and Culture: Portrait of Opportunity

VCU School of the Arts dean Joe Seipel breaks ground on June 3 at the location of the university's Institute for Contemporary Art, which is scheduled to be completed in winter 2016.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Banking, Financial Services, Dime Community Bancshares, Dominion Corp, Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Star-Telegram.com

Witness describes outbursts by ex-governor's wife

Another defense witness in former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption trial has described McDonnell's wife as difficult and prone to angry outbursts.

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

Russia Taday

Up in smoke: Unrest in Iraq blamed for drop in Imperial Tobacco sales

The rise of Islamic extremism in the Middle East has disrupted sales growth at Imperial Tobacco, known around the world for its Davidoff and Gauloises cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Imperial Tobacco Group

GuruFocus.com

British American Tobacco's ROE Is Really Attractive

In this article, letA s see one of the most important financial ratios applying to stockholders, the best measure of performance for a firm's management, the Return on Equity , and we are going to analyze it in the case of British American Tobacco plc .

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Related Topix: British American Tobacco plc

This Is London

Imperial Tobacco shares rise despite drop in sales

Overall sales fell 1% in the first nine months of the year but growth brands, which include JPS, Davidoff and Gauloises Blondes, upped volumes by 23% and revenues by 7% in the period.

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Related Topix: Imperial Tobacco Group

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTVC

Defense begins case in former Va. governor trial

The defense has begun presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

The Motley Fool

Is It Time to Buy Philip Morris International Stock?

The tobacco industry has been a very profitable space for investors over the long run, and shareholders in Philip Morris International in early 2008.

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Related Topix: Philip Morris International, Smoking, Medicine, Health

WTVR Richmond

Tony Bennett plays Altria Theater in December

Tony Bennett, the 17 time Grammy award winning performer, will visit Richmond for one night only on December 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Altria Group, Theater, Arts, Jazz, Tony Bennett, Richmond, VA

The Olympian

Witness: Ex-governor sought no favors for donor

Janet Kelly, who served as secretary of the commonwealth under McDonnell and played a key role in handing out jobs and appointments, was one of the first witnesses called as lawyers opened their defense Monday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

AmericanBankingNews.com

Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Imperial Tobacco Group PLC

Imperial Tobacco Group PLC received a number of price target changes and ratings updates during the last week: Imperial Tobacco Group PLC had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank.

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Related Topix: Imperial Tobacco Group

Business Journal

Reynolds American subsidiaries sue federal government over fees

Two Reynolds American Inc. subsidiaries are challenging the the U.S. Department of Agriculture over its decision to not charge Tobacco Trust Fund fees to two tribal cigarette makers.

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Related Topix: RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Defense Begins Case in Former Va. Governor Trial

The defense is going to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Star Scientific

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

The McDonnell trial: An epic tale of lowlights

At the heart of this trial is a product called Anatabloc, a tobacco-based supplement sold by Star Scientific in lozenges and a variety of skin care products.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Gallery: The governor on trial

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are on trial for corruption charges.

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

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