Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal; to sell some brands

...Inc.'s $25 billion deal to buy Newport maker Lorillard Inc. creates a formidable...and acquire Lorillard's flagship Newport brand, giving it 34 percent share of the U.S. retail cigarette market.Newport and Camel are two of the largest players...

Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

...Big Tobacco might soon get smaller.The makers of Camel and Newport cigarettes said Friday they are in talks to combine two of the...15 percent of the retail market, bolstered by its flagship Newport cigarette brand, which commands 37.5 percent of the menthol...

Former Peach Belt basketball players arrested in store robbery

...could pull out by hand, as well as four packs of Swisher Sweet cigars, four packs of Black and Mild cigars and two cartons of Newport cigarettes. The suspect also demaded the clerk's ID, but the clerk refused to hand it over. As the suspect left, he said...

Homer in ninth lifts GreenJackets past Sand Gnats

...TennisFormer Bulldog wins his openerIn Newport, R.I., John Isner rode his fierce serve to another victory on Newport's grass courts, defeating Wayne Odesnik...double-faults in raising his career record at Newport to 14-3.? From staff and wire...


...of Argentina 6-2, 6-4.? In Newport, R.I., seventh-seeded American...Sock defeated top-seeded and two-time Newport champion John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (4...victories in 14 of his previous 15 matches on Newport's grass courts.? In Stuttgart...


...Indiana Fever 93-74. TennisDavenport heads inductees to hallIn Newport, R.I., Lindsay Davenport highlighted a five-person class...was enshrined into the Inter national Tennis Hall of Fame on Newport's grass courts.Others were five-time Paralympic medalist...


...during the season. TennisIsner advances to quarterfinalsIn Newport, R.I., John Isner overpowered fellow American Austin Krajicek...year.The 6-foot-10 Isner improved to 15-3 lifetime on Newport's grass courts and is seeking his third title in four years...


...the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, beating second-seeded Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3) on Sunday in Newport, R.I.The 33-year old Hewitt captured his 30th career ATP title in a match that lasted 2 hours, 30 minutes.? In...

Plant Vogtle expansion workforce continues to grow

...oversight and move some of these projects forward," Green said.The Lake Charles facility will still provide smaller mechanical modules for Vogtle. A Newport News, Va., plant is making a protective shell that will surround the reactors.

Chicago eliminated as 2017 America's Cup candidate; San Diego, Bermuda are finalists

...1992 and 1995.If Bermuda wins, racing would be close to shore on the Great Sound.Bermuda is known to sailors for the Newport to Bermuda race and the Bermuda Gold Cup match-racing event.Coutts says he would have no qualms in taking the America's...