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• Stater Bros. reported first quarter net income of $3.3 million, even with the same period a year ago. Total sales for the period were up just over three percent to $867 million, with same-store sales up 0.28 percent.

• The Coca-Cola Co. reported that its fourth quarter net income fell 28 percent to $864 million, from $1.2 billion during the same period a year earlier, a drop that it attributed to a tax charge. . Revenue for Q4, however, was up 6.7 percent to $5.55 billion from a year earlier.
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