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Mark Greenberg, owner of Murray's Liquors in Newton, Mass., says he won't consider new hiring until some customers stop buying discounted wines and return to purchasing fine wines. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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A Cheap-Wine Index Keeps Hiring On Hold

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Gay-Marriage Advocates Weigh Next Move

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Wellesley Class Teaches Personal Finance Basics

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Bowl & Board owner Mark Giarrusso stocks merchandise at his Brookline, Mass., store in December 2008. After months of legal negotiations with his landlord, Giarrusso recently converted from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to Chapter 7 liquidation. Matthew Teuten for NPR hide caption

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Senior Tourism Program Seeks Facelift

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Tracking Universal Care In Massachusetts

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Mass. Attorney General Announces Kennedy Seat Run

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Crowds Pay Respects To Kennedy

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