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Cub Foods opens doors of second store in Eagan, Minn., area

BY Jenna Duncan

STILLWATER, Minn. Cub Foods has announced the grand opening of its second store in the Eagan area.

The Eagan East store is about 42,000 square feet in size and was crafted to look like an upscale neighborhood market. The store features an expanded produce section, large frozen food freezer section, extended variety of organic foods, a bakery and pharmacy, Cub Foods said. The store will employ 110 people full- and part-time.

“My staff and I are proud to be part of the new Eagan Cub Foods and we are excited to serve our neighbors,” Scott Lichtenberg, Eagan East Cub Foods store director, said. “This store has a strong focus on the Fresh side of the business and our customers will notice many unique offerings. The store was designed and built to maintain the great Cub tradition of low prices and great values.”

Additionally, Cub Foods has stated its commitment to the local community and said it will donate 1,000 pounds of food to the Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank, which serves Eagan residents in need.

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Sepracor may get incentives to keep its business local

BY Alaric DeArment

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. Drug maker Sepracor might get tax breaks for building in its hometown.

The MetroWest Daily News reports that the company is constructing new buildings in Marlborough, Mass., and will create 250 new jobs. Local officials proposed the tax breaks to give Sepracor incentives for further development, and the company may save $4.1 million.

The city’s finance committee will vote on the proposal Monday.

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H-E-B, RediClinic open largest U.S. retail clinic in Houston area

BY Antoinette Alexander

HOUSTON Clinic operator RediClinic has opened its 15th Houston-area convenient care clinic in the new H-E-B store that, according to the Convenient Care Association, is the largest retail-based clinic in the United States.

The 926-square-foot clinic features three exam rooms and a room specifically for blood draws.

“We are delighted to be expanding out footprint in our home market with the opening of our 15th Greater Houston clinic,” said Web Golinkin, chief executive officer of RediClinic. “The larger clinic design in H-E-B’s new Bunker Hill store enables us to treat more patients and gives us more flexibility in adding new services.”

RediClinic operates 21 clinics in H-E-B stores in Houston and Austin; and 15 clinics in Wal-Mart stores in Atlanta, Ga.; Fayetteville and Rogers, Ark.; Richmond, Va.; and Tulsa, Okla.

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