Halton police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 72-passenger school bus that was stolen in Burlington. The bus was taken from a parking lot on the North Service Rd. near Appleby Line between March 10 and March 20. Police say the 1999 International Model 3800 yellow school bus was listed for sale when it was stolen. It has an Ontario licence plate number BK8359 and “Hamilton Christian Transportation Services” written on the side of it.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods Inc. has signed a definitive deal to purchase Hillshire Brands Co. for $7.75 billion, two days after the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs was let out of its agreement to buy Pinnacle Foods.Chicago-based Hillshire agreed to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. for $4.23 billion in May. But then Tyson and Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. got into a bidding war for Hillshire, with Hillshire accepting Tyson’s $63 per share offer last month. The deal with Tyson — which is valued by the companies at about $8.55 billion, including debt — was contingent on Hillshire walking away from its deal with Pinnacle.On Monday, Parsippany, New Jersey- based Pinnacle terminated its sale to Hillshire. Pinnacle makes products such as Birds Eye frozen vegetables, Duncan Hines cake mixes and Hungry-Man frozen dinners.Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson said Wednesday that it will pay the $163 million termination fee to Pinnacle on behalf of Hillshire.Tyson’s acquisition of Hillshire is expected to close by Sept. 27, the last day of Tyson’s fiscal year. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Associated Press Posted Jul 2, 2014 6:43 am MDT Tyson Foods enters definitive agreement to buy Hillshire, 2 days after Pinnacle deal nixed