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• The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that “Wegman's, the Rochester, N.Y.-based supermarket chain, is using 50 hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered forklifts to move pallets of fresh produce daily onto trucks that travel from its Pottsville warehouse to stores in five states. ... The project received partial federal and state funding.”

• The Boston Globe reports that “Dunkin’ Donuts is returning to Russia after an 11-year absence, opening the first of 20 stores in Moscow ... The chain closed its two Russian locations in 1999 because of lagging sales and poor relations with a franchisee who was also selling liquor and meat pies.”
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