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...previous forecast was for a $466 million net loss.FAMILY DOLLAR HAS TOLD shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General. Family Dollar is trying to arrange a sale to another bargain chain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/business-news
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected...open offering to investors of Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $80 per share...another discounter, Dollar Tree.Family Dollar, based in Matthews, N.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Family Dollar is rejecting Dollar General's latest acquisition...needed to get antitrust clearance for its deal to buy Family Dollar.Family Dollar rejected an earlier offer of nearly $9 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
Family Dollar surveillance shows burglar taking detergent, Coca-Cola

...Milledgeville Road store to steal laundry detergent on Aug. 31.Surveillance video showed a man pry open the front doors of Family Dollar, 2310 Milledgeville Road, and leave with five boxes of Gain and one Coca-Cola. The same man returned to the store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/family-dollar-surveill
Surveillance video shows woman stealing from Augusta Family Dollar

...woman accused of stealing items from an area business Monday.Approximately 12:15 p.m., deputies responded to Family Dollar in the 1700 block of Walton Way, where surveillance video showed an unidentified woman taking laundry detergent and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-02/surveillance-video-sho
Business news

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bidFamily Dollar...the deal to pass antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...also could put more pressure on Wal-Mart. The dollar-store chain announced last month that it's buying rival Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach.In February, Wal-Mart announced that it will more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95...enter the fray was clear because Family Dollar had been on its radar for a while...expressed interest in combining with Family Dollar multiple times over the past few...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-18/dollar-general-enters-bidd
Rants & Raves

...restaurants are supposed to serve all the people. RAVES TO THE FINE gentleman in Harlem who has a trailer place at the Family Dollar parking lot. He is wonderful man, and I thank him for the ride. THE MAN BLOCKING all the cars during rush hour this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-06/rants-raves
Baby left in car; mom charged

...Joshua said she left the baby in the vehicle alone for less than 10 minutes while she and another woman went into Family Dollar, according to an incident report. The mother said she did not want to disturb the sleeping child.After returning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-05/baby-left-car-mom-char