Sam Sanders

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Business
5:33 am
Fri May 8, 2015

Whole Foods Tries To Shake 'Whole Paycheck' Rep With Cheaper Spinoff

A woman shops at the Whole Foods Market in Woodmere Village, Ohio, on March 27, 2014. The grocery chain has become known for its high-priced food and says its new chain will offer "value prices."
Tony Dejak ASSOCIATED PRESS

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 11:51 am

Upscale grocery store chain Whole Foods (often referred to as "Whole Paycheck" because of its high prices) announced this week that it's launching a new offshoot brand — with lower prices — to appeal to younger, millennial shoppers.

Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods, says it will be a "uniquely branded store concept unlike anything that currently exists in the marketplace" with "value prices ... a modern, streamlined design, innovative technology and a curated selection."

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World
4:40 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Report: Record 38 Million People Displaced Within Their Country

Originally published on Thu May 7, 2015 6:58 am

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Business
4:05 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Recovery Begins For Small Businesses Hit By Baltimore Riots

Originally published on Tue May 5, 2015 1:02 am

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U.S.
4:28 pm
Sun May 3, 2015

In Baltimore, The Curfew Ends And Residents Observe A Day Of Reflection

Originally published on Sun May 3, 2015 6:44 pm

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The Two-Way
11:43 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Baltimore Police Hand Freddie Gray Investigation Report To Prosecutors

Demonstrators gather at Pennsylvania Station to march to Baltimore City Hall on Wednesday over the death of Freddie Gray. A Baltimore Police Department task force handed over its investigation into Gray's death to the state's attorney's office.
Kenneth K. Lam TNS /Landov

The Baltimore Police Department says the van transporting Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody and later died, made one more stop than previously thought.

Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said the stop was made at the corner of Fremont Avenue and Mosher Street. A private camera helped make the discovery, he said.

The stop was one of four made by the van that was transporting Gray who suffered a spine injury at some point after his April 12 arrest on a weapons charge.

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