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Haggen sues Albertsons for more than $1 billion in damages

September 01, 2015





Haggen, a West Coast regional grocer, has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC seeking more than $1 billion in damages. 






Among its complaints, Haggen claims that Albertsons illegally accessed Haggen’s confidential data to gain an unfair competitive advantage.



The complaint, which was filed Sept. 1 in United States District Court for the District of Delaware, alleged that following Haggen’s December 2014 purchase of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores, Albertsons engaged in “coordinated and systematic efforts to eliminate competition and Haggen as a viable competitor in over 130 local grocery markets in five states,” and“made false representations to both Haggen and the FTC about Albertsons’ commitment to a seamless transformation of the stores into viable competitors under the Haggen banner.”




Albertsons sought out Haggen in order to convince the Federal Trade Commission that Haggen would be a new competitor in local markets, which enabled Alb…

Marijuana found within frozen mango pulp at border crossing in Pharr

by Action 4 News Staff
Posted: 1 hr, 17 mins ago


Action 4 News Staff


Members of the Action 4 News team worked together to bring you this report.


Marijuana within mango pulp shipment 
/ U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo







U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers searched a frozen mango pulp shipment at the Pharr Port of Entry and found marijuana.





The frozen mango shipment was being moved from Mexico into the United States on Friday, Aug. 28, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.



Customs and Border Protection officers referred the driver transporting the cargo to secondary inspection at the Pharr International Bridge.



A non-intrusive image system inspection and with the help of a canine, 2,296 packages of marijuana were found within the buckets of the frozen mango, according to the news release.











The packages weighed a total of 2,669 pounds, according to Customs and Border Protection.

The drugs were seized by officers.





“These seizureswere accomplished due to great t…

10 Things you must do to experience Spain like a local

We’ve compiled a list of things you absolutely must do during your visit to Spain. 

No, this is not another list of the “Top 10 Touristy Things You Must See.” 


Rather, this is a list to help guide you how to live like a local while you are touring through Spain.






 If you want the true Spanish experience, check off these 10 things and you’ll be living the Spaniard life in no time. 



WARNING: You might not want to go back home…





1. Eat Dinner After 9:30. Hungry at 7 pm? If you’re in Spain, you might just be out of luck, because Spanish dinner time doesn’t start until after 9 pm. The good thing? You won’t go to sleep hungry. But the best thing is that you can…







2. Have a pre-dinner snack. That’s right. Remember when mom and dad told you not to have a snack too close to dinner? 
Well, in Spain a pre-dinner snack is encouraged! Besides, how else would we make it until dinner time? 




Commonly known as the time to “merendar,” between 5 pm and 7 pm is the designated time to grab a delicious pre-dinner mun…