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• Longs Drug Stores reported that its April sales were up 3.6 percent to $364.8 million, on same-store sales that were up just 0.2 percent.

• Rite Aid Corp. reported that its April sales were $1.36 billion, up 2.6 percent compared to the same period a year ago. The month’s same-store sales were up 2.1 percent.
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