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News on Walgreens (Ticker: WAG) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

9 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Walgreens to close Flagstaff distribution center

Walgreens to close Flagstaff distribution center 345 people are wondering what they're going to do as the company slowly lays them all off by April of next year.

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Related Topix: Retail, Flagstaff, AZ

16 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Looking beyond Walgreen's Quarter

Drugstores are expected to witness good days at any point of time because medicines have become a crucial part of our life.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid

20 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Swiss Walgreens? $4 Billion Tax Cut At Corner Of Happy, Healthy & Tax-Free

Walgreens is the U.S.'s largest pharmacy retailer with 8,200 stores across 50 states.

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Related Topix: Retail, Tax, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Walgreen writes its own sick prescription

How would you react if one of your neighbors announced that while he obviously benefits from having clean water, highways, Medicare, police protection, parks, schools, and other public services, he was no longer going to pay his share of the taxes that make them available? And what if this neighbor also said he was renouncing his U.S. citizenship ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Long Grove, IL, Opinion

Seeking Alpha

Rite Aid: Work On Growth Initiatives Key To Earning A Bullish Thesis

Rite Aid is moving ahead well to excel in the growing U.S. retail drug store market.

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Related Topix: Retail, Rite Aid

Thu Jul 17, 2014

ThinkProgress

Corporate Deserters?

We talk a lot about the grave problem of inequality and how our economy is not working for most Americans.

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Related Topix: Retail, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Newsalert

Dick Durbin sends Walgreens and Other Corporations Seeking Lower...

Crain's Chicago Business reports on Dick Durbin: economic nationalist: A key U.S. Senate committee today moved to send a message to Walgreen Co., AbbVie Inc. and other companies that are considering moving their headquarters abroad to cut their tax liability.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, US News, Retail

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

This year's honorees are: Mark Bittman, Ben... )--Retail clinics continue to play a growing and important role in health care delivery in the U.S., and a new research study from Walgreens ... )--CSG Invotas, the enterprise security business from CSG International , today announced that it has been selected as a 2014 Internet Telephony Labs I...

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Related Topix: Retail, CSG Systems International, Software

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Robert B. Reich: The limits of corporate citizenship

But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.

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Related Topix: Tax, Retail, Opinion

The Charlotte Observer

Cornelius man arrested on identity theft charge

Michael Gerard Berry Jr., 28, of Cornelius, was arrested Monday and charged with identity theft and financial transaction card fraud, according to Iredell County authorities.

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Related Topix: Cornelius, NC, Iredell County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC, Retail

NBC Philadelphia

Gang Seeks Recruits to Kill More NJ Police Officers: Memo

Rookie officer Melvin Santiago was killed early Sunday while responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-7 Walgreen A Jersey City police officer was shot in the head and killed early Sunday by a man who told a witness he was "going to be famous," Mayor Steven Fulop said.

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Related Topix: Retail, New York, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

Seeking Alpha

Walgreen Tax Inversion: Masking A Weak Business?

Walgreen shares are trading near an all-time high and at a fancy multiple for a drug store chain - a forward PE ratio of more than 20 - as investors focus on whether the company will engage in a tax inversion as part of its expected acquisition of the 55% of Alliance Boots, the European drug store chain, not already owned by Walgreen.

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Related Topix: Retail, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca, AstraZeneca Group, Rite Aid

Seeking Alpha

Why Dividend Stocks Have Become Dangerous

Over the past five years the stocks in the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF have posted average earnings growth of nearly 7%.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Medtronic Not Sticking Around To Rearrange Chairs On The Titanic

We also think such moves implicitly reveal their company's views on the direction of future fiscal deficits in the US, and by extension, the belief that the financial burden will only increase on future generations.

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Related Topix: Retail, Medtronic, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Biotech, AstraZeneca, AstraZeneca Group

Quincy Journal

More questions about Quinn and state grants

Weather on QuincyJournal.com is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection.

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Related Topix: Weather, Retail, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Thornton, IL, Dolton, IL

Petaluma360

Walgreen drive-thru wona t be a benefit for Petaluma

Walgreens has been trying to get the City of Petaluma to change our laws for over a year now, to accommodate their corporate interests.

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Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Retail

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Walgreens offering seasonal flu shots

Walgreens announced it will begin offering seasonal flu shots on Sept. 1 at more than 7,000 points of care nationwide, including nearly all of its stores in 50 states and almost 350 in-store Take Care Clinics.

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Related Topix: Retail, Medicine, Influenza, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Opinion

Business Journal

Duly Noted: Crate & Barrel on verge of change at the top

Boeing is working on a high-capacity modification of its 737 narrow-body model aimed at discount airlines seeking to pack in as many travelers as possible on short-haul flights.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Boeing, Retail

SFGate

US companies look overseas for tax bill relief

This June 4, 2014 photo shows a Walgreens retail store in Boston. Walgreen Co. _ which bills itself as "America's premier pharmacy" _ is among many companies considering combining operations with foreign businesses to trim their tax bills.

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Related Topix: Prison, Retail, Canonsburg, PA

WYMG-FM Springfield

Dixon Mayor Pleads: Keep Walgreens a US Company

"Charles Walgreen grew up in Dixon," says mayor Jim Burke, "when he was 20 years old, which was in 1893, he moved to Chicago; he bought his first drugstore in 1901."

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