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Thursday Aug 28 | Business Journal

Walgreens' arrival on Key Highway remains in question

Riverside Wharf developer Arsh Mirmiran of Caves Valley Partners said the Walgreens took possession of the space in the spring and is paying rent.

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Related Topix: Retail

Thursday Aug 28 | Business Wire

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Vouchers are available to Alaskans age 10 and older and can be redeemed at any of Walgreens six Anchorage area locations, and are being offered as reported cases of whooping cough in Alaska are higher than past years1.

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Related Topix: Retail, Vaccinations, Health, Alaska Government, Alaska, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fox News

Will the Prez Call Out...The Oracle?

If you're waiting for President Obama to pull a Walgreen on Burger King , you're probably one pickle short of a whopper.

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Related Topix: Retail, Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Paul Metropolitan Airports Commission's $274 million subordinate airport revenue refundin... )--Walgreens today announced a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis vaccination voucher program in collaboration with the Alaska Department... )--Colleen Jamieson assumes acting executive director role of VMware User Group as Victor Bohnert steps down from the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pittsburg, CA, Medicine, Retail, Construction, Granite Construction

Sys-Con Media

Greenway Collaborates with Walgreens to Deploy Nation's Largest...

Walgreens has completed its chain-wide rollout of the Greenway Health-powered EHR solution, giving pharmacy staff at all of its more than 8,200 locations a single, complete view of patients' prescription, immunization and health testing records.

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Related Topix: Retail

Forbes.com

CVS Doubles Up Walgreen In Hospital Deals As Obamacare Pushes Collaboration

I've written about health care for more than two decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy.

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Health Care Provider, Health, Business News

Daily Herald

Walgreen Co. employee appointed to Maine Dist. 207 school board

A Walgreen Co. employee has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Maine Township High School District 207 board of education.

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Related Topix: Retail, Park Ridge, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Police seek help in finding pharmacy robber

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Retail

Current in Carmel

Former Party Time Rental spot looks to have new tenant

Preliminary plans have identified a potential tenant for the location on Range Line Road across from Kroger Supermarket.

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Related Topix: Retail

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Battle For Family Dollar Exposes Dollar Stores' Desperate Struggle For Survival

The only way either Dollar Tree or Dollar General could finance a Family Dollar acquisition is by issuing a lot of debt.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Dollar General, Financial Services, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Investment Services, Tree.com, Wal Mart Stores

Chicago Tribune

Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks

Burger King is in talks to combine with Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. in a deal that would create a fast food powerhouse with a market capitalization of roughly $18 billion.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Fast Food, Retail, Business News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Inversion Express Slows to Crawl as Obama Condemns CEOs

President Barack Obama 's full-throated denunciation of overseas mergers that lower U.S. companies' taxes is throwing cold water on potential deals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Retail, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Medtronic, Medical Equipment, Deerfield, IL

New York Post

Duane Reade stores will be co-branded with Walgreens

At a new store on Seventh Avenue just north of 34th Street, the sign in front reads, "Duane Reade by Walgreens."

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Related Topix: Retail

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Black Enterprise

Pharmacy Chief Kermit Crawford Retiring from Walgreens

A billion dollar financial projection error may have forced pharmacy chief Kermit Crawford out of his position at Walgreens , the nation's largest drug store chain.

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Related Topix: Retail, Medicare, Health

Insider Monkey

Endo International PLC (ENDP), Walgreen Company (WAG), Charter...

In its latest 13F filing, Blue Ridge Capital , managed by John Griffin , disclosed its equity portfolio held as at the end of June 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Healthcare Industry, Retail, Healthcare, Financial Markets, 9, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Television, Charter Communications

Insider Monkey

Google Inc (GOOGL), Walgreen Company (WAG), Alcoa Inc (AA):...

An understudy of George Soros, Stanley Druckenmiller has become famous following the big short of the British Pound in 1992, a bet that brought Druckenmiller and Soros a gain of roughly $1 billion.

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Related Topix: Mining, Alcoa, Google, Startups, Retail, Healthcare, Financial Markets

GuruFocus.com

These 2 Companies Can Be Good Long-Term Picks

After a 53% increase in the course of the last year, shares of Walgreen Company are pulling back.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid, Financial Markets

Thu Aug 21, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Walgreen Company Upgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral"

The firm currently has a $66.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $30.00.

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Related Topix: Retail

Seeking Alpha

Without Its Tax Dodge, What's Walgreen Worth?

The company's adjustments to financial guidance issued as part of the no-inversion announcement confirmed that the tax inversion enthusiasm was masking weakness in Walgreen's business.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid, Express Scripts, Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Cardinal Health, McKesson, Household Products

TheStreet.com

Walgreen Investors Focus on Buybacks with Inversion Now Dead

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Related Topix: Retail, Mozilla, Business News

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