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Sporting good ss tore Cabela ’ss aid antitrust regulators have signed off o nit s $4 billion sal eto competit orb a sspros hops. The Federa ltr ade Commissio nc losed its investigation into the deal, and Cabela ’ss hareholders are schedul edt ovo te on the offer thi sw eek. Privately-held Bass Pro Shops is buying Cabela’s for $61.50 a share. Banking regulators are sti llr eviewing another part of the dea l,w hich wi lls ee Cabela’s credit car dbu siness sol dto Capita lo ne ,v ia a banking middleman. Banking regulators questioned the original deal between the companies, which call edf orc apita lo net o buy the credit car dbu siness directly.