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Rupert Murdoch, speaking today in Poland, told Reuters that his bid for Dow Jones was fairly close to a successful conclusion. Claiming that News Corp. would not raise its offer price, Murdoch said, ""Everything is done. We are just waiting for a final approval of the Bancroft family. The final approval is in the next two, three week's time or not at all." Three weeks? Sweet mother of Christ, can't we just get this over with already? We're dying.

Murdoch: No plans to raise Dow Jones bid [Reuters]