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CDC launching graphic anti-smoking ad campaign

ATLANTA — In a graphic new ad campaign announced Thursday, the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with the sometimes-gruesome stories of people damaged by tobacco products. The new effort confronts a hard truth: Despite increased tobacco taxes ...

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Companies settle LCD price-fixing case

ALBANY, N.Y. — Seven companies based in Asia will pay $553 million to settle claims by officials in eight states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, New York Attorney ...

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Best Buy 3rd-quarter profit falls, shares skid

NEW YORK — Electronics retailer Best Buy said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 29 percent as it cut prices in popular categories such as tablets and TVs to drive sales and traffic during the busy holiday season. Its ...

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Best Buy 2nd quarter net income drops

MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy Co. said Tuesday its fiscal second-quarter net income fell 30 percent as consumers hit the pause button on buying electronics, particularly TVs and smart phones, while fears about the global economy persist. Results missed expectations and ...

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Comcast earns $1.02B in 2nd quarter, beating forecast

Comcast Corp., the country’s largest cable TV company, is bucking the trend among cable companies by making more money from its TV subscribers. While others are seeing declining revenue from the provision of TV signals, Comcast is still eking out ...

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