JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — During nearly a year of negotiations for the sale of the company, Winn-Dixie Stores here had discussed a higher price than the $9.50 per share it ultimately accepted, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In the proxy statement, Winn-Dixie described previous talk of a potential $10.50-per-share bid by Lone Star Partners, the Dallas-based investment firm that owns Mauldin, S.C.-based Bi-Lo. Lone Star and Bi-Lo later agreed to pay ...

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