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Sanford, Fairview rekindle merger talks a decade after last attempt failed

Sanford, Fairview rekindle merger talks a decade after last attempt failed

A mega-merger of the Sanford and Fairview health systems is back on the table in Minnesota, a decade after state political concerns derailed a similar deal. Leaders of Sioux Falls-based Sanford and Minneapolis-based Fairview signed nonbinding letters of intent to merge and publicly acknowledged the negotiations on Tuesday, saying the deal would inspire innovation, improve …

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WA sues to block Albertsons' $4 billion dividend ahead of Kroger merger

WA sues to block Albertsons’ $4 billion dividend ahead of Kroger merger

Washington’s top lawyer has asked a court to stop Albertsons from paying investors a $4 billion dividend due before the grocer’s proposed merger with rival Kroger. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, is among the first targeting the proposed merger, which would combine the two largest grocers operating in Washington into …

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