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Much loved in and around the Big Apple, Fairway may be coming to a town near you after its successful stock sale.
Each side made sizable campaign contributions in New York state as a retail jobs tax credit got stitched into a minimum wage bill.
Target initiated with a 'neutral,' and Microsoft upgraded to 'overweight.'
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More than 8.8 million US workers now collect the benefits, a sixfold jump since 1970 that cost the government $135 billion last year.
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