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Dollar Tree To Sell 330 Family Dollar Stores

Dollar Tree says it expects to reach a deal in the coming days to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores in order to receive approval of its $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar.


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AMR & US Airways CEOs Discuss Merger Options

The CEOs of American Airlines parent company and US Airways are talking to each other about potential merger scenarios. AMR Corp. CEO Thomas Horton and US Airways’ Doug Parker met Thursday over breakfast.


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Deal With AA Unions Could Open Door To US Air Merger

The major unions for Fort Worth-based American Airlines have decided to back US Airways hostile takeover of the airline. While the unions can’t force a merger, they hold seats on the committee of unsecured creditors in the AMR Corp. bankruptcy case.


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Irving Based Commercial Metals Posts 2Q Profit On Higher Volume

Commercial Metals Co., which resisted a takeover bid from billionaire Carl Icahn last year, posted a profit on Wednesday for its fiscal second quarter after shipping more steel and recycled metal products.