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Oklahoma City may require dollar stores to sell fresh food

The Wall Street Journal 12/15/2019

Gregory McCauley, a resident of Oklahoma City’s 73111 ZIP Code, says he has to travel by bus over an hour to reach a real grocery store. To alleviate its dire “food dessert” problem, the City Counsel may soon pass a regulation requiring any new retailer within the area to stock at least 500 square feet of fresh food.

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