(Adds Dollar General's comments). By Sruthi Ramakrishnan, Devika Krishna Kumar and Lawrence Hurley. Aug 21 (Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General Corp that it said could run foul of competition law, ...
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