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Shoppers walk past a delivery truck outside a Family Dollar in Hyattsville, Maryland. Family Dollar has announced it's closing 600 stores this year. Bloomberg / Contributor hide caption

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The Family Dollar logo is centered above one of its variety stores in Canton, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. More than 1,000 rodents were found inside a Family Dollar distribution facility in Arkansas, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 as the chain issued a voluntary recall affecting items purchased from hundreds of stores in the South. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Family Dollar says it is recalling six Colgate products sold at stores across 11 different states because of the products being stored outside of recommended temperature requirements. Here, a Family Dollar store is seen on July 28, 2014 in Hollywood, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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York's Family Dollar store is centrally located in town. The closure has created a shopping challenge for residents without cars. Stephan Bisaha for NPR hide caption

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A rodent infestation shut down Family Dollar stores. How one Alabama town is coping

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Family Dollar shareholders agreed Thursday to sell the company to rival chain, Dollar Tree for $8.7 billion. Family Dollar turned down a bigger offer from Dollar General due to antitrust concerns. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Family Dollar Shareholders Approve Takeover By Dollar Tree

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