Monday, July 28, 2008

Monday Morning One Liners

Stop & Shop here may be closing some or all of the 132 Dunkin' Donuts locations in its stores and replacing them with Starbucks, according to local reports last week.
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Retail Stocks looks at A&P.

A&P's Pathmark banner will host a multicultural arts festival in Philadelphia on Aug. 2 and 3. The event will follow others held in New Jersey and New York in May and June.
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Voter Registration for Barrack Obama at Commack King Kullen next Saturday.

California's restaurants must be trans fat-free by 2010, and retail baked goods sold in the state must eliminate the artificial fats by 2011, according to new state legislation signed Friday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Amish Market in Hyde Park is closing.

The MTA has re-routed their bus route to stop at the shops at Atlas Park.

The government is giving incentives for Medicare E-Prescribing.

Complete with a new logo and streamlined appearance, the Quincy, Mass.-based Stop & Shop grocery chain is celebrating its 94th year of business by revamping its image with a focus on convenience.

NY Daily News writes on the Myrtle Ave & Gristedes dilemma

Unions Rally, Vowing Strike at Verizon: The unions representing 65,000 Verizon workers on Saturday
resounded a pledge to strike if demands for higher wages, caps on health care payments and limits on outsourcing jobs are not honored

Political


The DFL Party filed a formal complaint this week against the sponsors of two ads that slam U.S. Senate candidate Al Franken for supporting federal legislation making union organizing easier.


With powerful labor heavy states such as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Indiana pivotal to victory in November's presidential election, Barack Obama is getting ready to play the union card.

In the aftermath of the soap-operalike spectacle that led to the decision by Representative Vito J. Fossella to not seek another term in Congress, much of the attention has centered on the troubles that his fellow Republicans have had in finding a candidate to succeed him in the 13th Congressional District.

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