Alliance drafts letter to block Tyson deal

Merger forms monopoly, group says

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 2:04 a.m.

A coalition of more than 80 trade organizations and faith-based groups are lobbying the U.S. Department of Justice to block the pending Tyson Foods Inc. acquisition of Hillshire Brands.

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Union Pacific profits surge 17%

Union Pacific locomotives pull a train in Council Bluffs, Iowa, last month. The railroad said Thursday that its quarterly revenue rose 10 percent to $6.02 billion.

OMAHA, Neb. -- Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad ... Read »

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Airlines' quarter earnings hit highs

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