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Shares of power-plant operators were higher.

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As a gambit to end its long and expensive tenure in bankruptcy reorganization, Energy Future Holdings is pushing for NextEra Energy's bid to salvage a deal for the company's transmissions business, Oncor.

-By Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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May 12, 2017 17:05 ET (21:05 GMT)