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Businesses Feel Impact of Hockey Lockout

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Businesses Feel Impact of Hockey Lockout

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Businesses Feel Impact of Hockey Lockout

Businesses Feel Impact of Hockey Lockout

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The National Hockey League's labor dispute and the resulting lockout are hurting businesses that benefit from their proximity to ice arenas. In San Jose, Calif., where the Sharks hockey team packs its downtown arena more than 41 nights each year, attempts to fill arenas with other events are not making up the income shortfall. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.