BRIEF-The Geo Group awarded 10-year contracts by the federal bureau of prisons for 3,532 existing beds in Big Spring, Texas
* The Geo Group awarded 10-year contracts by the federal bureau of prisons for 3,532 existing beds in Big Spring, Texas
Sept 30 Viacom Inc said it had formed a special committee to consider National Amusements Inc's proposal to combine the company and CBS Corp.
National Amusements, owned by media baron Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari Redstone, on Thursday urged the boards of Viacom and CBS to explore a combination.
National Amusements owns 80 percent of the voting shares of both media companies. (Reporting by Narottam Medhora in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)
* Investors Real Estate Trust - announces acquisition of Oxbō Apartments, a multifamily property in St. Paul, minnesota Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
* Says revised estimate for full year sales in 2017 is now 17.2 million units