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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, September 27

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After much speculation, Jewel-Osco will soon be operating under new management. Its parent company, Albertson's, has agreed to be acquired by Supervalu, a chain that can't even spell its own name. As part of the deal, announced this morning, some stand-alone Oscos will be bought separately and become CVS stores.

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