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• Meijer reportedly will open 22 health clinics in stores it operates in Michigan and Indiana. The clinics will be operated by CareClinic, Inc.

• Rite Aid stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the acquisition of the Brooks and Eckerd drugstore chains from The Jean Coutu Group.

• The Associated Press reports that two former CVS executives - John R. "Jack" Kramer, who was senior vice president for corporate affairs and government relations, and Carlos Ortiz, who used to be vice president of government affairs – have been charged with one count each of conspiracy and bribery and 21 counts each of fraud. They are accused of influence peddling, specifically with paying former state Sen. John Celona to kill legislation CVS opposed or sponsor bills the company supported.

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