ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Alaska Public Interest Research Group here and five Alaska residents have filed a class action suit in U.S. Superior Court here against Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., and Carr Gottstein Foods here to prevent the proposed merger of the two companies. The complaint asks that the court declare that the merger would violate an Alaska statute against business combinations that lessen competition, and that the proposed merger be enjoined. AkPIRG also filed a petition with ...

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