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Starbucks, Home of the $4 Latte, Is Moving Into Poor Areas

DETROIT — Starbucks has a point to prove: There's more to the company than selling $4 lattes to rich people. “All of these programs are with the intent of being purposeful and profitable." — John Kelly, Starbucks executive vice president of public affairs a...
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Will US Supreme Court End Inclusionary Zoning?

In a story that largely has flown under the radar, a major case involving inclusionary zoning in California could be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. A tip of the hat to City Lab's Kriston Capps for his story about a fight over inclusionary zoning in Marin ...
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Compromise Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors

WASHINGTON — Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and l...