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  • Florida legislature considers hiking cigarette tax to plug budget woes

    How dire are the financial times in Florida? Consider: The same Republican legislators who abolished the intangibles tax on investments three years ago are thinking about raising taxes to get through the housing-induced recession. The Florida Legislature...
  • Study: Tobacco firms try YouTube

    Study: Tobacco firms try YouTube
    Tobacco advertising are strictly regulated on TV, and portrayals of smoking in movies continue to decline. Where can tobacco companies go to get their brands and products in front of kids? YouTube, of course. And apparently they are, according to a...
  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution

    Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution
    They helped Rod Blagojevich ascend to the top of state government, and they cooperated with federal agents in bringing him down. In between, the three former confidants made lucrative careers for themselves by trading on their access to the Democratic...
  • Big bucks for council candidates

    Despite the down economy and lack of hot-button issues in the city, Newport Beach City Council candidates raised nearly $140,000 in the first half of 2010. The fundraising reports, the last of which were made public this week, show real estate...
  • What's in a Cigarette?

    What's in a Cigarette?
    The Food and Drug Administration is working to lift the smokescreen clouding the ingredients used in cigarettes and other tobacco products. In June, tobacco companies must tell the FDA their formulas for the first time, just as drugmakers have for...
  • Cigarette lawsuit: Does an addict???s family deserve millions?

     
    This much we know: A Broward civil jury has decided Stuart Hess???s 1997 lung cancer death was caused by his addiction to nicotine. Now for the $130 million question: Who is to blame and how much, if anything, do his......
  • Beermen in America: A South Lawn saga

     
    by Mark Silva There are so many potential "teachable moments'' in the sharing of a few cold beers outside the White House this evening - with the president, the Harvard professor and Cambridge police office embroiled in a debate over......
  • 2009 Emmy Awards Live

     
    Live-blogging the 2009 Emmy Awards 8:05 p.m.: Closing thoughts. Whoever has the Emmys next year should break with tradition and hire Neil Patrick Harris to host. Might be time to ban '30 Rock' from further nominations. Bryan Cranston is finally......
  • Consumer Confidential: E-books, cigarette profits, kicking the habit

     
    Here's your throat-clearingly Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Just as e-books are starting to catch on (can you say iPad?), publishers are pushing to boost the e-price of new releases to as much as $14.99......
  • Consumer Confidential: GM loves China, tobacco companies rake it in

     
    Here's your thick-as-thieves Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Let them eat Chevys: General Motors might be having troubles at home, but the carmaker is on a tear in China, where sales of GM vehicles rose nearly......