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Walgreens: Too soon to say if Rite Aid will continue to accept Tricare

Jim Pendergast switched to Rite Aid in 2012 when Walgreens stopped accepting Tricare, the health insurance program used by 9.5 million active-duty and retired members of the military and their families across the country.
Now Pendergast, a retired Marine who lives in Virginia Beach, wonders whether he’s going to have to switch again when Walgreens acquires Rite Aid next year.

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Whole Foods opens store in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS
Whole Foods opened a store at 12080 Jefferson Ave. this morning.
The 40,000-square-foot store is located in the Marketplace at Tech Center.
The celebration was set to kick off with a “bread-breaking” ceremony at 8:45 a.m., according to a news release on the company’s website.

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Chip credit cards could slow holiday shopping

As the calendar flips to November and visions of Black Friday dance in their heads, holiday shoppers using new, more secure chip credit and debit cards will be learning a new checkout procedure.
While the added security might be welcome, new cards could mean more frustration and slower checkout lines during the bustle of holiday shopping.

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Meat processor recalling 167,427 pounds of ground beef

OMAHA, Neb.
A meat company based in Nebraska is recalling 167,427 pounds of ground beef that might be tainted with E. coli bacteria.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Sunday that All American Meats Inc. is recalling the meat that was sold to retailers nationwide. No illnesses have been linked to the beef.

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