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FedEx misses Street 2Q forecasts, but profit jumps 23 pct

FedEx 2Q profit jumps 23 percent, but performance misses expectations.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-12-17/fedex-misses-stree
Home Depot faces dozens of breach-related lawsuits

Retailer Home Depot faces dozens of lawsuits over data breach that hit debit and credit cards.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/home-depot-faces-dozens-br
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name. Unfortunately, that's life for a small business owner whose shop - Isis Bridal and Formal - shares a name with ISIS, the acronym of a notorious Islamic militant group.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion bid for Family Dollar after its rival repeatedly rejected previous offers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-03/cvs-changes-name-stops-tob
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

A growing number of U.S. companies are looking to trim their tax bills by combining operations with foreign businesses,a trend that may cost the government billions in revenue.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove
Walgreen declines to pursue overseas tax relief, but motivation remains for other companies

Walgreen, the nation's biggest drugstore chain, said Wednesday that it would no longer consider a so-called inversion, which has become popular among large, multi-national health care companies looking to cut U.S. taxes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/walgreen-declines-pursue-o
Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

The nation's biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, giving customers more convenient options outside the doctor's office.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-21/drugstores-retailers-dive-
Mary Buckley

...memorial mass will be held Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with Father Tom Murphy officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church 1430 Monte Sano Ave Augusta...

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Frederick Kennedy

...graveside memorial service will be Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in the Summerville Cemetery with Fr. Tom Murphy officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta at 206 Milledge...

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