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• Family Dollar Stores said that its Q3 net income rose 7.1 percent to $64.67 million, from $60.37 million during the same period a year earlier. Quarterly sales rose almost three percent to $1.702 billion, on same-store sales that were up 0.1 percent.

• Walgreen said that its June sales rose 9.9 percent to $4.81 billion compared to a year ago, on same-store sales that were up 3.4 percent for the month.

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