Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar in $8.5 billion deal
Investor Carl Icahn among winners as Dollar Tree buys larger rival Family Dollar in cash and stock deal.
“I heard a helicopter and then there was lights everywhere,” Lehigh Acres resident Dawn Coppens said. Coppens and her neighbors woke up to a sheriff’s helicopter hovering around, at 4:30 Sunday morning. “All of a sudden just the helicopter showed up and we didn’t know nothing about it,” Saul Serna who lives in the neighborhood […]
With thoughts of bus routes, books, supplies and all that comes with back-to-school, thousands of people lined up today to receive many of the items on their children’s wish lists. School’s start is only three weeks away , it was time to put the summer vacation season on hold. Hundreds lined up, wrapped around Harborside […]
Wendy Rose, spokesperson for the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office, says a small plane sent out a distress signal this afternoon. The pilot was instructed to land at the Venice Municipal Airport. The plane was too large to land there so the pilot was advised to try and land on the beach. We are told the pilot […]
Police warn that thieves have a popular new target: truck tailgates. Mechanics say there are simple ways to protect yourself. “Getting a latch that does not have a lock with a key, where you can lock it,” said Darren Carr. “There are covers that you can put over it will help as well.”
You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman’s stamp of approval. Adam West told People magazine at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday that he has faith in Affleck’s ability to carry the role of the Caped Crusader in the highly anticipated movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” “My […]
Researchers are concerned that more than a dozen Southwest Florida beaches are infested with bacteria. That day of fun could be hazardous. Some swimmers say it is already too late to do something about it. They have had health problems recently after going to the beach. One boater noticed the potential dangers around her. “I […]
Sure, Fido is a brown Lab. But inside, he may also be a little green. New research suggests that dogs can exhibit jealousy, a human emotion usually ascribed to squabbling siblings or the jilted third of a love triangle. A study by scholars at the University of California, San Diego found that dogs showed jealous […]
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