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Tyson wins bidding war for Hillshire Brands

...vying with rival poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride to acquire Hillshire, which...share, about two weeks after Pilgrim's Pride made an initial bid of $45 per share.Pilgrim's Pride, which is owned by Brazilian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-09/tyson-wins-bidding-war-hil
Can we set aside our differences to unite and avoid self-destruction?

...My country 'tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died! Land of the Pilgrim's pride! From every mountain side, let freedom ring." Can we afford freedom in the true sense of the word, or are we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-26/can-we-set-aside
Business news

...bid made two days earlier by rival poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride.Both offers are contingent on Hillshire abandoning...as well and made no mention of its Pinnacle deal.Pilgrim's Pride said it is considering its options and will "update...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-29/business-news
Labor unions in Athens work to lure Hispanics

...In his 17 years at an Athens Pilgrim's Pride plant, Robert James has watched...percent at one of two Athens Pilgrim's Pride plants and 50 percent at the...weekend's Labor Day holiday, Pilgrim's Pride workers, United Food and Commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/03/met_142284.shtml
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High costs, demand prompt farmers to plant more corn

...decline in feed prices. That presumption showed up in the stock prices for chicken producers on Friday. The shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corp., Tyson Foods Inc. and Sanderson Farms Inc. all rose after the news. A bushel of corn for May delivery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/31/bus_122612.shtml
Business
Poultry maker accepts meatier buyout offer

ATLANTA - Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. won its pursuit of the...say the combination will help Pilgrim's Pride compete better in the U.S...mills and 34 hatcheries Brands: Pilgrim's Pride, Pierce, Easy-Entree, Wing-Dings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/05/bus_107099.shtml
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Another buyout offer is on table

...made public last week - from Pilgrim's Pride Corp. Atlanta-based Gold Kist...Kist said in a statement that Pilgrim's Pride, the No. 2 chicken producer...rejection in July. On Friday, Pilgrim's Pride made public its latest offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/22/bus_93362.shtml
Business
Attorney says crime scene was changed

...employee "executed" a supervisor last November as the two married men argued over a single woman who also worked at Pilgrim's Pride, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday in opening statements in the trial of Nathaniel Brittian. After shooting Christopher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/27/met_16211.shtml
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Police charge 3 with fraud

...of nearly $100,000. The suspects are accused of accepting about $94,000 in tuition reimbursement funds from Pilgrim's Pride although they never were enrolled at a college, according to arrest warrants on file in Athens-Clarke County Magistrate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449122.shtml
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Ex-deputy is charged in supervisor's death

...not say whether he was fired or quit. According to police, on the morning of Nov. 2, Mr. Brittian entered the Pilgrim's Pride Corp. office of 52-year-old Christopher McDuffie and instantly killed his supervisor with at least seven shots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/15/met_437225.shtml
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