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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...
  • Altria Group To Buy UST, Inc.

    Altria Group Inc. said Monday it will buy UST Inc. for nearly $10 billion in a deal that will give the maker of Marlboro cigarettes access to the smokeless tobacco market with the Skoal and Copenhagen brands.       Richmond, Va.-based Altria said it...
  • Penske IRL cars have new black-and-white look

    Penske IRL cars have new black-and-white look
    Penske Racing is sporting a different look for the 2010 Indy Racing League season - not to mention three drivers coming off strong seasons. The team unveiled its new look Tuesday at Barber Motorsports Park with its cars painted black with white accents...
  • 'Paul Robeson: A Biography' by Martin Bauml Duberman

    The life of a black celebrity is perilous enough, but the black celebrity who becomes a spokesperson is asking for pure hell. Not only has the outspokenness of those regarded as radicals gotten them into trouble, but as Gary Giddins' recent book "Satchmo"...
  • Voters Approve 'Three Strikes' Law, Reject Smoking Measure

    Californians overwhelmingly approved Proposition 184, the tough "three strikes" sentencing law Tuesday, and solidly rejected the tobacco industry-financed initiative to roll back the state's strict smoking restrictions. Voters also slapped down a...
  • Gifts To The State: Question Of Propriety governor's Residence Gets Corporate Boost

    Since John G. Rowland became governor last year, businesses have donated more than $600,000 for improvements and furnishings at the state-owned residence in Hartford where he lives. In addition, corporate supporters raised enough money in two weeks in...