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Disney 4Q profit in line, revenue misses forecast

LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co.’s quarterly net income rose 14 percent, thanks to an uptick in revenue driven by higher spending at theme parks and on cruise ships.

The results were announced Thursday, a week after Disney said it would buy Lucasfilm Ltd. and revive the ‘‘Star Wars’’ franchise with a new trilogy starting in 2015.

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