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LCB Puts the Kibosh on Groupon Booze Discounts; Restaurants Get Hip to Composting

• LCB delivers yet another buzzkill: Groupon and similar restaurant discount programs can’t be used for booze sales. [CBS Philly]

• Though it’s not particularly known for selling food, Starbucks is now the No. 3 most widespread U.S. restaurant chain. [USAT]

• It’s no longer enough to offer-farm-to-table cooking, now a restaurant must compost to stay trendy, and luckily there are a number of companies that can help. [MSNBC]

• Well, there goes any fun you might’ve been able to eke out of a business trip to Cleveland: The city council there has banned smoking on city properties and trans fats. [Fox 8]

• Today in news nobody but Walgreens and Wegmans cares about: The chains were fighting over the use of a “W” logo, and Walgreens won. [In Charge/WSJ]

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