Sending out the settlement proposal

Attorneys Jack McConnell, left, and Joe Rice, right, and an unidentified woman prepare to send copies of the settlement proposal between eight state attorneys general and the nation's four biggest tobacco companies from a law office in New York to state attorneys general across the country Nov. 14. Under the agreement, the tobacco companies would pay $206 billion to settle the remaining state claims over the costs of treating sick smokers, the Washington state attorney general said. (AP Photo/Mitch Jacobson)
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