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Kroger Buying Home Chef

Food on Plate

Grocery chain Kroger is buying the nation’s largest private meal kit company, the Dayton Daily News is reporting. Kroger, based in Cincinnati, is buying Home Chef, in what may be a $700 million deal, the newspaper reported. The sale price is $200 million and future payments of up to $500 …

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Forecasters: Active Hurricane Season Coming

Hurricane Maria Damage Puerto Rico

This year’s Atlantic hurricane season, which starts this coming week, is likely to be normal or more active than normal, federal forecasters said today. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said there’s about a one-in-three chance of the season being more active than usual. The chances of a normal season are about …

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Churchill Downs Racing to Get Into Sports Betting

Las Vegas Sports Book

Famed Kentucky race track owner Churchill Downs Inc. said last week it is pairing up with a New Jersey casino owner to get into online sports betting. Churchill, owner of the Louisville track that is home to the Kentucky Derby, said it is aiming for the first quarter of 2019 …

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NextEra Buys Gulf Power

solar panels

NextEra Energy said Monday it is buying Gulf Power from Southern Company, along with Florida City Gas and its stake in two natural gas-fueled power plants. The $6.475 million deal, which includes NextEra taking on about $1.4 billion in Gulf Power’s debt, adds more Florida generating capacity to NextEra, which …

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