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Carl Icahn takes bigger slice of Chesapeake Energy

NEW YORK — Activist investor Carl Icahn bumped up his stake in Chesapeake Energy Corp., a company he has pushed to make sweeping changes in governance.

Icahn now owns 8.98 percent, compared with the 7.6 percent stake in the Oklahoma City company he held this summer. Icahn first invested in Chesapeake in May.

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