Imperial Valley News Center
FTC Requires Reynolds and Lorillard to Divest Four Cigarette Brands as a Condition of $27.4 Billion Merger
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Tobacco companies Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. have agreed to divest four cigarette brands to Imperial Tobacco Group to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their proposed $27.4 billion merger would likely be anticompetitive.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - To increase the transparency of foreign assistance evaluation results, all State Department bureaus and offices conducting evaluations of external programs, projects and activities funded by foreign assistance will begin publicly sharing a summary of the results.
- Written by Mallory Bilski
West Lafayette, Indiana - The Center for Excellence in Education has announced the 20 top high school students from around the country who will participate in the 13th annual USA Biology Olympiad national finals from Sunday (May 31) through June 12 at Purdue University.
- Written by Judith Barra Austin
West Lafayette, Indiana - Although it may seem counter-intuitive for companies to support reducing workloads for professionals, new research by Ellen Kossek of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management highlights the benefits to business and keys to making such work arrangements successful.
- Written by Lesley Fair - FTC
Washington, DC - It’s graduation season. How’s this for a truthful take on the usual oratory?
Esteemed guests and distinguished graduates, despite what we said in our ads, many of you just got a degree or diploma that won’t qualify you to get the licenses you need to land a job in your field. And don’t count on your credits transferring to four-year colleges. But thanks for the thousands of dollars you paid out of your own pocket!
- Written by John Grimaldi
Imperial, California - She had 13 children and seven grandchildren, but it apparently wasn't enough for Annegret Raunigk, a 65 year old teacher who lives in Berlin, Germany, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. So, she took fertility drugs. They worked and she gave birth after 26 weeks to quadruplets.
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