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Walgreens employee fatally shoots man after photos dispute

An employee at a Tulsa Walgreens with a concealed-carry license fatally shot an armed man after an argument that began at the photo counter, police said Thursday.

Health alert issued for salads, wraps sold at Trader Joe’s, Walgreens

Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination.
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Grocery retailer Albertsons to buy drugstore chain Rite Aid

The privately held owner of Safeway, Vons and other grocery brands is plunging deeper into the pharmacy business with a deal to buy Rite Aid, the nation's third-largest drugstore chain.

Walmart is giving away free opioid disposal kits

The retail chain said Wednesday that its pharmacies will offer a free kit that allows patients to safely throw out unused opioid prescription pills at home.

Walgreens plans to close hundreds of stores

Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.

Walgreens to carry Narcan in initiative to fight opioid abuse

It is part of Walgreens' initiative to combat drug abuse. Narcan is used in the event of an opioid overdose and is administered as a nasal spray.

Walgreens finally buys Rite Aid stores in a diminished deal

The pharmacy giant said Tuesday that federal regulators have accepted its $4.4 billion deal to buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores. That will leave Rite Aid with about 2,600 stores once the deal is finished.

Bladen Co. Sheriff: Need help finding breaking and entering suspect

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in identifying a suspect in a breaking and entering that happened near Abbottsburg.

Walgreens ends yearslong attempt to buy Rite Aid

Walgreens has ended its takeover pursuit of rival Rite Aid following resistance from U.S. regulators and will instead now buy stores, distribution centers and inventory in a new deal.

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