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November 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
P. Leiner Seeks Deal With Majority Owner: Torrance-based P. Leiner Nutritional Products said it will approach its majority owner, the British firm Booker, about buying its 60% stake in P. Leiner. But P. Leiner also said it decided against exercising its right to buy back Booker's stock at a set price of $13.425 a share, saying that would burden the company with too much debt. The moves were prompted by Booker's announcement a month ago that it intends to dispose of its 60% holding. P.
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November 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
P. Leiner Seeks Deal With Majority Owner: Torrance-based P. Leiner Nutritional Products said it will approach its majority owner, the British firm Booker, about buying its 60% stake in P. Leiner. But P. Leiner also said it decided against exercising its right to buy back Booker's stock at a set price of $13.425 a share, saying that would burden the company with too much debt. The moves were prompted by Booker's announcement a month ago that it intends to dispose of its 60% holding. P.
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November 19, 1995 | MARK FRITZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Turkey No. 146-I, a snow-white bird with a breast as big as a basketball, has plummeted to the bottom of his particular pecking order. He is a big bird, perhaps 30 pounds. But he's too big for his spindly legs, which have collapsed. No. 146-I no longer can support the weight of his white meat. Since every flock needs one bird to pick on, the other turkeys have shredded No. 146-I's back and plucked feathers from his wings.
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