United Technologies Wins $400M Air Force Contract

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What a week. CPI and triple witching. Thank goodness it's Friday. But before you start popping beer tops, take a look at these last-minute tidbits.

United Technologies

was awarded a $400 million contract for engine parts, the

Air Force

announced.

American Radio Systems

(AFM)

said it would likely spin off its radio towers unit.

Borland

(BORL)

and

Microsoft

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announced that they will settle their lawsuit. The pair, however, declined to disclose the details of the settlement.

Haberdasher

Jos. A. Bank

(JOSB)

adopted a shareholder rights plan that protects shareholders from partial tender offers.

Home Depot

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announced it had resolved four gender discrimination cases.

Beef processor

Cattleman's

(CTLOE)

will be delisted at the end of trading on Sept. 22.

Cali Realty

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said it will begin a 10 million share secondary offering.

Alabama National BanCorp

(ALAB)

said it expects to post a one-time charge of between $1.2 million and $1.4 million. The charges are the result of the company's proposed merger with

First American Bancorp

.

PS Financial

(PSFI)

announced it will repurchase up to 5% of its outstanding shares over the next six months. That could be as many as 107,917 shares.

Patriot American

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announced it will acquire

The Buttes

, an Arizona resort. The price tag: $63.5 million.

Lunar

(LUNR)

announce it expects first-quarter profits would be lower versus a year ago.