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• The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that “Coca-Cola Co. will introduce 90-calorie slim cans of Coke in 2010 as part of a broader effort to adjust to the demands of consumers trying to make better decisions about their health. The new cans will be smaller than a 12-ounce can, which has 140 calories.”

• Is it just 12 weeks until Christmas?

Must be, since Dollar General has launched a “12 Weeks Of Christmas” promotion, looking to make gift-giving affordable in a number of categories.

“We want to help our customers stretch their dollar even further this holiday season,” says Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman/CEO. “By offering holiday merchandise and great deals earlier in the season, we hope to make it easier for customers to plan ahead and manage their holiday budget.”
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