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AOL Slides on Merger Concerns




was off 2.2% in early trading after

The Wall Street Journal

reported that regulators are asking regional phone companies whether the merger with

Time Warner

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threatens delivery of AOL through rivals' high-speed lines. Meanwhile, Time Warner gave the

European Commission

a new

set of concessions involving the sale of music labels and copyrights in a bid to save it proposed venture with


. Time Warner was down 2.8%.