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Amerada Hess Corp. will request shareholder approval to change its name to Hess Corp. and increase the number of shares of common stock.

NEW YORK -- Amerada Hess Corp. said in its preliminary proxy statement filed today with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with its May 3, 2006, annual stockholders meeting that it will request shareholder approval to change its name to Hess Corp. and increase the...

Casey's eyes ample opportunities for growth, acquisition

ANKENY, Iowa -- As executives as Casey's General Stores Inc. discussed overall positive results for its third fiscal quarter yesterday, discussion of growth inevitably crept in, with vice president and CFO Bill Walljasper noting that the company currently is reviewing a number of chains ranging...

Candidates will be tasked to roll out new convenience product

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. joins 14 other companies that will appear on the fifth season of NBC's The Apprentice to challenge candidates with strategic business tasks. The first episode of the business reality show created by Donald Trump aired Monday, February 27. Of the original 18 candidates, only...

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Family-owned chain selling its 14 retail locations
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Expansion momentum will continue
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