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Tobacco firms don't have to say they deceived public, court rules

...about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a partial win for cigarette makers in the long-running legal fight that began in the Clinton administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
Ascena buying owner of Ann Taylor, Loft for about $2.16B

...Canada.Ann had 1,030 Ann Taylor, Ann Taylor Factory, Loft, Loft Outlet and Lou & Grey stores in 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada as of Jan. 31. The retailer posted a surprisingly strong fourth-quarter profit in March after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-18/ascena-buying-owner-ann-ta
Home Depot nails it 1Q as housing rebound emerges

...its fiscal 2015 results and those for future periods.Home Depot had 2,270 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico at the first quarter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/home-depot-nails-it-1q-hou
Time to start sending your vacation postcards

...year, I ask whether you can send me a postcard from your summer travels as we try to get a card from every state and the District of Columbia.We try to get this all done by Labor Day (Sept. 7 this year), and each year for more than two decades, you have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-22/time-start-sending-your-vacat
Green tour of capital will inspire naturalists

...D.C. local, I'm proud the District of Columbia takes sustainability seriously year-round...million-plus square feet of space, and the District of Columbia is one. So it's possiblefor a...Bottom:In Foggy Bottom, findthe District of Columbia's first LEED gold restaurant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-18/green-tour-capital-will-
A little geography can help you wow your Masters friends

...of the border) or some other geographical puzzler. You don't want to look stupid when people say they're from the District of Columbia or British Columbia and you're not sure where those states are. (OK, neither is a state, but you get the idea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-07/little-geography-can-help-you
District of Columbia considers asking IMF, World Bank to postpone meeting in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia officials said Tuesday that they may ask the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to postpone their fall meetings in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/nat_318874.shtml
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S&P paying $1.38B to settle charges over crisis-era ratings

...Tuesday with the U.S. government, 19 states and the District of Columbia marks a public chastening of a major credit rating agency...or $687.5 million, will go to the 19 states and the District of Columbia.S&P also announced Tuesday that it will pay $125...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-03/sp-paying-138b-settle-char
MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag

...primary regulator has been New York state.MetLife said Tuesday that it will file with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to overturn the Financial Stability Oversight Council's designation of the New York company as a non-bank, systemically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/metlife-challenge-too-big-
Georgia Regents' senior trio has final shot at ring

...of the light."Boyce, Thomas and Wright-Nelson hail from the Washington, D.C. area known as the "DMV" ? the District of Columbia (Wright-Nelson), Maryland (Thomas) and Virginia (Boyce). All three players have had productive careers with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-03-13/georgia-regents-senio