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Executive trading

Here are the week's reports of trading in the stocks of local companies or in the companies that have significant local operations, by directors and executives of the companies:

Bank of America Corp.: Thompson, Bruce R., chief financial officer, sold 5,145 shares of common at $7.78 each on Feb. 15 and now directly and indirectly holds 294,292. O'Keefe Edward P., general counsel, sold 5,145 shares of common at $7.78 each on Feb. 15 and now directly and indirectly holds 60,242. Montag, Thomas K., chief operating officer, sold 5,145 shares of common at $7.78 each on Feb. 15 and now directly and indirectly holds 1,532,850. Darnell, David C., chief operating officer, sold 5,145 shares of common at $7.78 each on Feb. 15 and now directly and indirectly holds 159,027.

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Cummins Inc.: Harris, Richard E., chief investment officer, exercised an option for 5,380 shares of common at $19.42 each on Feb. 21, sold 11,639 shares of common between $121.61 and $122.84 each between Feb. 15 and 21, and now directly and indirectly holds 13,634. Freeland, Richard Joseph, officer, exercised an option for 10,000 shares of common at $19.42 each on Feb. 21, immediately sold 10,000 shares of common at $122.33 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 39,928. Gerstle, Mark R., officer, sold 4,300 shares of common at $122.87 each on Feb. 21 and now directly and indirectly holds 19,850. Nelson, Georgia R., director, sold 984 shares of common at $121.36 each on Feb. 17 and now directly and indirectly holds 14,013. Blackwell, Jean S., officer, sold 19,449 shares of common at $122.03 each on Feb. 15 and now directly and indirectly holds 10,915.

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Dow Chemical Co.: Kepler, David E. II, chief technology officer, exercised an option for 106,071 shares of common at $9.53 each on Feb. 21, immediately sold 106,071 shares of common between $35 and $35.02 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 236,724. Barton, Jacqueline K., director, exercised an option for 3,050 shares of common at $32.42 each on Feb. 21, immediately sold 202 shares of common at $34.81 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 27,760. Stern, Paul George, director, exercised an option for 3,050 shares of common at $32.42 each on Feb. 21, immediately sold 202 shares of common at $34.58 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 35,410. Dudley-Williams, Carol A, officer, sold 5,000 shares of common at $35 each on Feb. 21 and now directly and indirectly holds 178,409.

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Financial Institutions: Witkowski, John Joseph, officer, sold 1,250 shares of common at $17.51 each on Feb. 14 and now directly and indirectly holds 19,921.

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Ford Motor Co.: Smither, Nicholas J., officer, exercised an option for 93,117 shares of common at $1.96 each on Feb. 17, immediately sold 171,633 shares of common between $12.77 and $12.80 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 131,654.

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Gannett Co.: McFarland, Duncan M., director, purchased 15,000 shares of common at $15.51 each on Feb. 23 and now directly and indirectly holds 51,800.

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Ingram Micro: Spierkel, Gregory M. E., director, exercised an option for 95,000 shares of common at $11 each between Feb. 17 and 22, immediately sold 95,000 shares of common between $19.50 and $19.69 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 459,492. Maquet, Alain, officer, exercised an option for 22,470 shares of common at $16.64 each between Feb. 13 and 14, immediately sold 21,420 shares of common at $19.49 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 83,052. Laurance, Dale R., director, exercised an option for 7,801 shares of common at $11.31 each on Feb. 14, immediately sold 7,801 shares of common between $19.45 and $19.46 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 168,044.

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Marsh & McLennan Co.: Drzik, John P., officer, purchased 28 shares of common at $31.36 each on Feb. 16 and now directly and indirectly holds 39,043.

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National Fuel Gas Co.: Ciprich, Paula M., general counsel, exercised an option for 2,000 shares of common at $24.50 each on Feb. 16.

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Northrop Grumman Corp.: Pitts, James F., officer, exercised an option for 16,406 shares of common at $52.48 each on Feb. 21, immediately sold 56,406 shares of common at $60.09 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 38,863. Bush, Wesley G., chief executive officer, exercised an option for 43,750 shares of common at $43.08 each on Feb. 17. Ervin, Gary W., officer, exercised an option for 58,125 shares of common between $41.14 and $52.48 each on Feb. 17, immediately sold 58,125 shares of common between $59.59 and $59.82 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 37,507.

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Praxair Inc.: Malfitano, Ricardo S., officer, exercised an option for 240,689 shares of common between $44.25 and $61.47 each between Feb. 17 and 22, immediately sold 240,689 shares of common between $110.00 and $110.03 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 38,628. Breedlove, James T., general counsel, exercised an option for 10,000 shares of common at $61.47 each on Feb. 17, immediately sold 10,000 shares of common at $109.69 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 32,741. Wood, Robert L., director, exercised an option for 5,275 shares of common between $47.64 and $48.26 each on Feb. 15, immediately sold 5,275 shares of common between $107.43 and $107.54 each, and now directly and indirectly holds 4,131.

Prepared by First Call/Thompson Financial of Boston, Mass., from Securities and Exchange Commission filings.