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

...they lied to the public 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/tobacco-firms-dont-have-sa
The limits of power

This is still a republic, thank God, should we be able to keep it.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-28/limits-power
How upcoming legal cases may change the future of franchises

NEW YORK - Are franchises small, independent businesses or should they be considered part of a much larger company? The question is at the heart of two upcoming legal cases.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/how-upcoming-legal-cases-m
Supreme Court rebukes EPA, but mainly leaves intact program to deal with carbon emissions

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court left intact the Obama administration's program to limit plant emissions but rebuked environmental regulators for taking too much authority.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-23/supreme-court-rebukes-epa-
US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES - The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/us-proposes-pay-priority-i
Apple, Comcast in talks about TV service

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp., which inked a deal last month with streaming service Netflix Inc., is now talking with Apple Inc. about advancing that company's long-cherished dream of entering the streaming TV business in a big way, according to sources and a published report.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/apple-comcast-talks-about-
We simply need Yucca

If our nation expects to be a responsible steward of nuclear power in a quest to become energy-independent, we need Yucca now.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-27/we-simply-need-yucca
U.S. Court of Appeals says Yucca Mountain licensing can resume

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was ordered Tuesday to resume processing a license application for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada, almost four years after the Obama administration halted the project.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-13/us-court-appeals-says-yucca-m
Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-18/court-declines-block-drug-
Court rules for Pom Wonderful in dispute with Coke

WASHINGTON - Coca-Cola's version of pomegranate juice is not quite the real thing, and a competitor has another chance to prove it in court.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-12/court-rules-pom-wonderful-