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Bubble tea, or boba, features large tapioca balls at the bottom meant to be sucked up through a plastic straw. Vendors say paper straws don't always work as well, and they're more expensive. Samantha Shanahan/KQED hide caption

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San Francisco Is Poised To Ban Plastic Straws. That's Got Bubble Tea Shops Worried

Over 200 city shops sell the drink, also known as boba tea, which features large tapioca balls meant to be sucked through a straw. Boba shops say paper straws are much pricier and don't work as well.

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Trump Says 'No Problem' With Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

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Salut Toubab Krewe
I Ain't Been Myself In Years
Scarlet Town
Lost In the Sauce
Goodness Emancipator
Sugar - Single City of the Sun
Gilli Men Baaba Maal

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San Francisco Is Poised To Ban Plastic Straws. That's Got Bubble Tea Shops Worried

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The Sun In Her Eyes Soft Ride
Can't Hang Justin Jay
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman, The Bad Plus
Book Two S. Maharba

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Some Amazon Reviews Are Too Good To Be Believed. They're Paid For

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Sundog Kinobe
Rappahannock Emancipator
Paralyzed Hanni El Khatib
Heave and Roll

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'Women Are Not One Thing': The 2018 Turning The Tables List Shines With Diversity

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Paper Planes Bun B & Mia and Jonah
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