You will very definitely have to cover the dividend if you hold your short position through the dividend ex. date.
The person you borrowed the shares from will definitely want his dividend. The person you sold the shares short to will also want their dividend. AOL is only going to pay it once on the underlying shares.
Call your brokers.
This deal will not be completed until end of 2012, lot of time till them.
There is no dividend date. What heck are you talking about.
Dividend will be paid in 2013 at best.
Get a grip, I will have covered long before then.
See you below 26 soon.