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11:00 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Reynolds Acquisition of Lorillard a "Blockbuster of a Deal for the Triad"

The Reynolds American headquarters in Winston-Salem.
Credit WFDD photo by Celia Spell.

Reynolds American announced last week that it was in talks with Lorillard about a possible acquisition, a deal that had been rumored for months.

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Business
5:39 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Residents React to Reynolds’ Acquisition of Lorillard

Reynolds American, Inc. says it will keep its headquarters in downtown Winston-Salem
Credit Celia Spell

It’s official. Reynolds American, Inc. plans to buy Greensboro-based Lorillard in a nearly $27 billion dollar acquisition deal. Reynolds American is based in Winston-Salem and company official said t will remain a part of the city's downtown skyline.

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Business
10:26 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Reynolds American Will Remain Headquartered in Winston-Salem

Reynolds American officials say the acquisition of Lorillard will significantly strengthen and diversify R.J. Reynolds’ cigarette portfolio, which includes acquiring the Newport brand. Newport leads the U.S. menthol category.
Credit by: Fried Dough via flickr

Cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is planning to buy rival Lorillard for about $27 billion in a deal to combine two of the nation's oldest and biggest tobacco companies.

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Breaking
10:06 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Reynolds American to acquire Lorillard in $27.4B deal

Reynolds American Inc. has struck a deal to acquire Lorillard Inc. for $27.4 billion.
Credit Triad Business Journal

Breaking News from our media partners at the Triad Business Journal:

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Arts
9:23 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Meet the Arts Nonprofit: Arts for Life

Arts For Life supports pediatric patients and families through arts education in four chapters across North Carolina. The nonprofit began here in the Triad back in 2001 at Brenner Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem. 

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