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Wal-Mart Battles Manhattan Church Concerned About Firearm Sales

Wal-Mart Battles Manhattan Church Concerned About Firearm Sales
A proposal from shareholders affiliated with Trinity Wall Street in New York could affect what products Walmart can stock in its stores.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has asked the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to toss out a ruling that would force the retailer to let shareholders vote on a proposal from a Manhattan Episcopal church concerned about firearm sales.
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Windstream Stockholders Approve REIT Spinoff Measures

Both proposals, which lay the groundwork for the spinoff of certain assets into a separate company, passed with more than 90 percent of the vote.
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Bear State Financial Merges 3 Bank Charters

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the holding company for First Federal Bank, First National Bank and Heritage Bank, said it completed a merger of all three bank charters under one name, Bear State Bank.
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