FIRST-DAY MOTIONS APPROVED

NEW YORK -- A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge here last week approved Winn-Dixie's motions to receive $800 million in financing and to stop paying rent at 150 closed stores and warehouses.The financing and lease rejections were among 25 approved "first-day motions" allowing Winn-Dixie to keep day-to-day business running while under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Other motions assured that Winn-Dixie

NEW YORK -- A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge here last week approved Winn-Dixie's motions to receive $800 million in financing and to stop paying rent at 150 closed stores and warehouses.

The financing and lease rejections were among 25 approved "first-day motions" allowing Winn-Dixie to keep day-to-day business running while under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Other motions assured that Winn-Dixie could continue to pay salaries and benefits for employees; continue to honor obligatio

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