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Tyson Foods Inc. ...

Samantha BakerTyson Foods Inc. has agreed to sell its Heinold Hog Markets division, clearing the way for its $7.8 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co.

Tyson now 1st in meat brands

Hillshire bought for $8.55 billion

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods completed its acquisition of Hillshire Brands on Thursday, transforming Tyson into the world's largest seller of prepared meats and affirming its commitment to growth via branded, value-added foods. Continue reading...

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Dickson Street Bookshop ...

David GottschalkDickson Street Bookshop in downtown Fayetteville is old school in more than one way. The 36-yearold bookshop competes with online vendors and big-box stores.

2 startup firms offer smartphone banking

Users get real-time look at accounts

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK -- The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. Continue reading...

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People talk and work on computers at a communal workbench at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix, in this photo made Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores offers a space where inventors and tinkerers can work on projects and share ideas. (AP Photo/Emaun Kashfi)

Creative types gather to tinker

‘Hackerspaces’ popping up to help turn ideas into reality

Subscriber onlyMESA, Ariz. -- Inside a nondescript, garagelike workshop nestled among restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. Continue reading...