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Union report: Rite Aid workers and shareholders to attend shareholder meeting

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Harrisburg, Pa. — The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO said Tuesday that workers, union leaders and shareholders will attend Rite Aid’s annual shareholder meeting in Harrisburg, Pa., on June 21.

The group will hold a "Summit Meeting," attended by groups from California, Florida, Ohio, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia, and followed by a media briefing.

Rite Aid workers have attended four previous shareholder meetings.

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Dollar General to open new DC in Pennsylvania

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Harrisburg, Pa. — Dollar General Corp. will locate its new distribution center in Bethel Township, Berks County, Pa., creating more than 500 jobs in the area and facilitating the retailer’s expansion in the state.

Dollar General will build a 900,000-sq.-ft., $100 million facility in Berks Park 78, a new industrial park in Bethel Township. The retailer received a $2.2 million funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development, including a $1 million PA First grant, $225,000 in job training assistance and $1 million in Job Creation Tax Credits.

“This distribution center is an investment in the growth of our company, as well as the state of Pennsylvania and Bethel Township,” said Dollar General chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling.

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Dunkin,’ Eli Manning team on promotions

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New York — Dunkin’ Donuts said Tuesday that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will partner with the retailer on a series of advertisements and promotions in the New York metro area over the next three years.

To kick off the partnership, Manning will star in a series of Dunkin’ Donuts advertisements that will launch during the upcoming football season.

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