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3M boosts dividend, adds to share buyback pool

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MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — 3M Co., which makes Scotch tape, building supplies and other items, is increasing its dividend 8 percent and will add more money to a fund for share repurchases. The new dividend, payable in March, will be 63.5 cents, up from 59 cents. 3M also said Tuesday that it will boost its share repurchase program to $7.5 billion, replacing an old pool that had $7 billion....