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'Save Our Starbucks!': Caffeine-Addicted Fight Back

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'Save Our Starbucks!': Caffeine-Addicted Fight Back

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Loyal Starbucks customers may be forced to walk an extra block or two to satisfy their frappuccino cravings; the chain has announced that it will be closing 600 stores around the country. Coffee drinkers aren't taking the news lying down — at SaveOurStarbucks.com, dedicated customers are fighting to keep their neighborhood stores open.

Guests:

Paul Konrardy, founder of the Save Our Starbucks effort

Janet Adamy, reporter for the Wall Street Journal; author of the article "Starbucks Gets Pleas Not To Close Stores"