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  • Sheetz Inc. is opening a new 7,000 square foot convenience/restaurant concept in Harrisburg, Pa., that features menu items that include cold an d hot sandwiches, paninis and pizza, as well as an espresso bar.

  • The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has blocked all direct shipments of wine in the state – either from in-state or out-of-state wineries – while the state’s legislature wrestles with how to respond to the US Supreme Court’s direct shipping ruling.

    The nation’s high court ruled that states cannot block direct shipments from out of state while allowing in-state shipments, saying that such laws were restraint of trade.

    Different states have responded differently to the ruling. New York and Connecticut, for example, have opened their borders to direct shipments, while Michigan has been moving in the opposite direction.

  • Pepperidge Farm, a division of Campbell Soup, is bringing out this month a new line of Chocolate-Dipped cookies that the company says is “the ultimate, indulgent reward.” They come in three varieties - Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Chunk, Chocolate Dipped Chessmen and Chocolate Dipped Soft Baked Dark Chocolate Brownie – none of which are low fat or low cholesterol.

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