From the L.A Times: Wham-O Sale

From the L.A. Times: Wham-O sale -- An article in the Jan. 20 Business section about the sale of Wham-O Inc. to Cornerstone Overseas Investments Ltd. listed Silly String as one of the products that Wham-O makes. Car-Freshner Corp. has held the rights to SillyString since 2003, and its toy division, Justfor Kicks Inc., makes the product.Chinese investors couldn't buy a U.S. oil company or the maker of Maytag appliances,but now a Hong Kong group will be able to claim a real American icon: Wham-O Inc.,the maker of Frisbee, Hula-Hoop, Silly String and Slip 'N Slide toys.
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ChoicePoint acquires VitalChek

Atlanta Business Chronicle ChoicePoint Inc. acquired VitalChek Network Inc. of Nashville, Tenn., which provides technology and data management services that allows the remote ordering of certified birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates.
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VitalChek bought by ChoicePoint

Nashville Business Journal Nashville-based VitalChek Network Inc. has been purchased by ChoicePoint Inc. for an initial cash payment of $120 million as well as the possibility for additional money if VitalChek exceeds certain financial targets.
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