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The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the city of Chicago “is willing to offer tax incentives and job-training help to persuade grocers to build stores in under-served minority and low-income neighborhoods, city officials said Tuesday at the first Chicago Grocery Expo.” The city reportedly has 50 sites where it would like supermarkets to open and serve low-income residents.
KC's View:
The irony, of course, is that the city rejected a Wal-Mart store that would have served at least some of these same residents.