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• Arizona-based Bashas’ reportedly has submitted a preliminary reorganization plan to the US Bankruptcy Court. The plan now must be studied by its creditors before being finalized.

• The Business Journal of Milwaukee reports that “Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc. laid off an undisclosed number of employees at its downtown Milwaukee headquarters on Tuesday.” The company cited tough economic times as the rationale for the move; the specific numbers were not revealed by the company.
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