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Express Scripts Merger

5:35 PM, Jul 23, 2011   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - The Wall Street Journal is reporting there's growing skepticism over whether locally owned Express Scripts can win anti-trust approval to buy competitor Medco for $29.1 billion.

The deal, announced Thursday, would create a giant in the prescription business. Combined, the companies serve more than a third of Americans.

But Dean Benjamin Akande at Webster University believes it will happen and be a good thing.

See his interview with NewsChannel 5 by clicking on the video player.

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