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South Carolina justices order company to pay state $136 million over deceptive marketing

...largest penalty levied for violations of the South Carolina Unfair Trade Practices Act.Risperdal was introduced in 1994 as a "second-generation...company over allegations that it violated the state's unfair trade practices act in improperly marketing Risperdal. A year ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/south-carolina-justices-or
Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

...the highest in the industry," Banstetter said, citing Georgia's No. 11 jet fuel tax ranking by the Airlines for America trade organization.Vaughn Jennings, a spokesman for the group, called the changes "unnecessary tax hikes."Rep. Allen Peake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/measure-would-end-georgia-tax
US economic growth in fourth quarter revised down to 2.2 percent

...estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit.The Commerce Depart ment said Friday that the economy...businesses will not have to work down an overhang of unsold goods.Trade also weighed more heavily on growth, subtracting 1.2 percentage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-27/us-economic-growth-fourth-
David Powell

...years, the Augusta Genealogical Society, past president of the Powell Family Reunion and past member of several business and trade organizations. He and his cousin, Cliff Hill compiled and published Powell- Wiley & Mariah, the history of the family ancestry...

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Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...drove the total price tag to nearly $100 million. A debate regarding the name Augusta Convention Center vs. TEE Center (for Trade, Exhibition, and Events Center) is ongoing. Marriott and convention officials favor Augusta Convention Center for its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/tee-center
Former Denver mayor speaks at chamber's annual meeting

...business, residential and entertainment activity. The former mayor also grew Denver's economy internationally by opening trade offices in London and Shanghai.Webb said he never set out to emulate any other city, but rather set the bar for Denver so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-26/former-denv
Phone scams claiming missed jury duty defraud individuals

...reschedule missed dates, rather than punish them or impose fines, if possible."Frank Dorman, a spokesman for the Federal Trade Commission, said jury duty scams are examples of "imposter scams" where callers pretend to be from a local, state or federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/phone-scams-claiming-m
Judge's ruling paves way for Adrian Peterson's reinstatement

...child-abuse case played out in court in Texas.The market opens with the new league year March 10, at which time the Vikings could trade Peterson if they so decide. If they cut him, they'd owe him no more money and take only a $2.4 million hit to their salary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-26/judges-ruling-paves-way-adria
Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...drove the total price tag to nearly $100 million. A debate regarding the name Augusta Convention Center vs. TEE Center (for Trade, Exhibition, and Events Center) is ongoing. Marriott and convention officials favor Augusta Convention Center for its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/augusta-convention-center
Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

...Chicago hasn't won the World Series since 1908 and hasn't reach the playoffs since 2008. Ricketts called midseason trades such as the one that sent pitchers Jeff Samardzia and Jason Hammel to Oakland for top prospect Addison Russell "really the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/cubs-owner-tom-ricketts-