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Shares of Office Depot Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) were up another 7% this morning on news that the company has agreed to be purchased by rival Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) for $6.3 billion. Both companies' stocks soared by double digits yesterday as rumors continued about a possible deal in the works. Last month, we reported that activist investor Starboard Value LP disclosed large stakes in both office supply retailers in December. According to the filings, the investor holds a 5.1% stake in Staples and a 10% stake in Office Depot.