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Cities | Praise for big corporations that provide oases for the homeless, knitting clubs, and roving reporters
by Emily Belz
Posted 12/04/19, 12:25 pm

A New York moment: 

When I’m not out and about reporting, I spend most of my working hours writing in coffee shops around New York, and the coffee emporium where I feel most comfortable is Starbucks. Indie coffee shops have that extra-tasty espresso, but they often lack bathrooms (public restrooms in New York are vital and hard to come by), friendliness, or any food beyond a $7 cup of granola. 

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Dean Foods declares bankruptcy

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/13/19, 11:44 am

Americans are moo-ving on from milk. The country’s biggest dairy company filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday. Dallas-based Dean Foods said it may sell its business to the Dairy Farmers of America, a farmer-owned marketing cooperative.

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Reese’s gives high schooler early graduation gift

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/13/19, 11:42 am

High school senior Tanner Soracco received a sweet surprise last week. He had painted his parking space at Oxford High School in Connecticut with the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup logo in honor of his favorite candy.

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