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  • Outside money floods Idaho races

    State candidates are awash in money coming from beyond Idaho's borders.


  • FILE - In this November 2003 file photo is the reflecting pool in front of the Philip Morris USA headquarters in Richmond, Va. An Illinois appellate court on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA that found the nation's biggest cigarette maker misled customers about "light" and "low tar" designations. Philip Morris swiftly decried Tuesday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the Mount Vernon-based 5th District Appellate Court, saying it would ask the Illinois Supreme Court to review the matter.  (AP Photo/ Richmond Times-Dispatch, P. Kevin Morley)

    Ill. court revives $10B verdict in cigarette suit

    An Illinois appellate court has reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA that found the nation's biggest cigarette maker misled customers about "light" and "low tar" designations.


  • Va theater to bear Altria name on marquee

    Officials are set to unveil the new marquee and announce the renaming of Richmond's Landmark Theater to Altria Theater.


  • Deal reached on tobacco firm corrective statements

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The nation's tobacco companies and the federal government have reached an agreement on publishing corrective statements that say the companies lied about the dangers of smoking and requires them to disclose smoking's health effects, including the death on average of 1,200 people a day.


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