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FTC Blesses AOL's $315M HuffPost Takeover

Law360 (March 1, 2011, 6:34 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday ended its antitrust review of AOL Inc.’s proposed purchase of popular news site The Huffington Post for $315 million, clearing the way for the deal.

The agency issued a notice on its website that it had approved the New York-based Internet giant’s planned acquisition and granted an early termination of the review.

Representatives for the FTC and the companies did not respond to requests seeking comment Tuesday.

The deal, which was struck during the Super Bowl in Dallas on Feb....
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