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Google protest upends traditional lobbying

An online protest led by Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. against anti-piracy bills illustrates how Internet companies are changing legislative debate in Washington, D.C.

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Study: States fail to verify that incentives produce jobs

More than a quarter of subsidy programs by U.S. states targeting job creation don’t require verification that recipients meet their goals, according to a group that is critical of the development incentives.

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J&J must defend securities-fraud lawsuit over drug recalls

Johnson & Johnson, the world’s largest health products company, must defend a lawsuit claiming it misled investors about quality-control failures at manufacturing plants that led to recalls, a judge ruled.

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U.S. designates health alliances to share medical savings

The University of Michigan’s health system and Partners Healthcare in Massachusetts are among the first hospitals to join the health care law’s most ambitious attempt at reducing medical spending, the government said Dec. 20.

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AGs discuss mortgage investigations, talks

About a dozen state attorneys general met last week to discuss their mortgage investigations and how they might work together as settlement talks with banks over foreclosures drag on, three people familiar with the matter said.

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Taxpayers take hit in plan to save NFL’s New Orleans Saints

Seven months after Hurricane Katrina ripped holes in the Superdome’s roof in 2005, Louisiana State Bond Commission members made what they were told would be “the best of a bad situation” in financing the stadium’s renovation.

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Hostess wins interim $35M loan for bankruptcy

Hostess Brands Inc., the Wonder Bread baker in Chapter 11 for a second time, held the first hearing in the new reorganization Thursday and walked out of court with interim approval to borrow $35 million.

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CVS Caremark settles claims it misrepresented prices

CVS Caremark Corp., the largest U.S. provider of prescription drugs, will pay $5 million to settle claims it misrepresented certain Medicare drug prices, ending a two-year antitrust and consumer protection probe by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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Hostess files for bankruptcy

Hostess Brands Inc., the maker of Twinkies snack cakes and Wonder bread, fell back into bankruptcy less than three years after completing an earlier restructuring.

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