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Tyson Wins Hillshire Farms Sweepstakes—for $7.7B

Almost $1B more than rival Pilgrim's Pride offered

(Newser) - Tyson Foods has won the bidding war to buy Hillshire Brands, topping an offer from rival Pilgrim's Pride by almost a billion dollars, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tyson will pay $63 a share in cash for Hillshire, which makes Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park franks, among other... More »

5 Yuckiest Jimmy Dean Meals

Chocolate and sausage? Just plain wrong

(Newser) - The late Jimmy Dean was a Grammy-winning country singer who even did a little acting, but he’ll probably be most remembered for his sometimes-awful line of breakfast products. Max Read rounds up the grossest of the gross on Gawker :
  • Pancakes and Sausage on a Stick: This is already “
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Country Star Jimmy Dean Dies at 81

Popular crooner turned sausage king

(Newser) - Jimmy Dean, a country musician and entrepreneur who made it into the Country Music Hall of Fame, died yesterday at the age of 81. Dean found music-industry success in 1961 with his hit "Big Bad John," which sold millions and earned him a Grammy in 1962. Dean would... More »

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