The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press asked the U.S. Supreme Court to delay consummation of the business agreement so there will be further time for appeal . . . Chrysler Corp. increased its quarterly dividend to 30 cents a share, up from the 25-cent dividend in effect since April, 1987, payable April 17 to shareholders of record March 25 . . . Odyssey Partners LP announced that Taren Holdings Inc., a firm owned by Odyssey and former executives of Kayser Roth Corp., completed the purchase of four businesses from WCI Holdings Corp., formerly Wickes Cos. . . . The Investment Company Institute said assets of the nation’s 455 money market mutual funds rose $1.63 billion in the latest week to a record $294.06 billion.