Monday, September 8, 2008

Wal-Mart pays employees in store vouchers, Monday Morning One Liners....

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Price Chopper Supermarkets last week said it has broken ground on a new store that would be New York's first LEED-certified supermarket.
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The NY Times had a blast at the Labor Day Parade.

The  NJ AG is going after Wal-Mart for continually selling expired baby formula.

Wal-Mart is getting crushed in Mexico for handing out store vouchers as payment to workers.

A Philadelphia judge has affirmed a $185 million award against retail titan Wal-Mart in a class action alleging underpayment of Wal-Mart employees as part of an opinion written for an appeal now pending with the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

To promote it’s new small gourmet grocery store — A Taste of Market Street — in Frisco, Texas, United Supermarkets in Texas is running a “Free Fuel” promotion Sept. 5-Nov. 1.
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The 2009 outlook for the food industry, particularly the packaged goods segment, is negative, Moody's Investors Service here said yesterday.
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Errol Lewis: The ugly spectacle last week of hearing GOP leaders direct scorn at community organizers - all community organizers - displayed a level of contempt for grass-roots democracy that was downright un-American.

Oprah Winfrey, daytime television star, has refused to have Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin as a guest on her talk show.

Primary battle for Vito's seat turns into 'blood sport' The battle to succeed Rep. Vito Fossella is getting as ugly as the scandal that drove him from office. Republicans Robert Straniere and Jim Wyne are locked in a bitter primary duel that included Straniere's allegation that his opponent was hiding his Muslim heritage from voters.

John Edwards cancels Hofstra event Former Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards is canceling all public appearances until after the November election -- including a Monday event at Hofstra University -

Mike Lupica doesn’t approve of Bloomberg’s search for a third term.

THE Post today enthusiastically urges the election of Sen. John S. McCain as the 44th president of the United States.

A new USA Today-Galllup poll shows John McCain leading Barack Obama, 50-46.

Organizers say Columbia University will host a Sept. 11 community service forum featuring John McCain and Barack Obama.

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