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2 years 1 month ago

Trading for marijuana: Is this legal?

Marijuana users are getting creative when it comes to getting their hands on pot. They're using web sites like Craigslist to trade merchandise for marijuana. Plug in "marijuana" on Craigslist and a laundry list of postings will appear. People are looking to trade anything and everything from cell phones...

3 years 5 months ago

$2.2 billion energy company acquisition

(AP) - China's Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corp. has agreed to buy Canadian oil and gas company Daylight Energy Ltd. for about $2.2 billion Canadian ($2.1 billion U.S.). Daylight Energy said Sunday that purchase price amounts to a 43.6 percent premium over the average price of the...

4 years 6 months ago

Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

Southwest Airlines is buying AirTran for about $1.4 billion as it seeks entry into a number of smaller markets. The announcement comes about a week after Continental Airlines and UAL Corp. combined. The companies said Monday that the new Southwest-Airtran operation would operate from more than 100 different airports...

4 years 9 months ago

Cablevision wants to buy Bresnan

Cablevision says it has agreed to pay $1.37 billion for mid-sized cable television provider Bresnan Communications, a move that will help the New York cable company expand into western states. The company's move follows an auction that involved bids from some of the nation's largest cable companies. Bresnan's owners...

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