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When The Cash Register Doesn't Take Cash

A handful of restaurants around the country are giving up on cash. Paying for your meal with a credit card or electronically makes for better and faster service, they say.

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Rinse Repeat Thrupence
Panama Canal Joan Jeanrenaud, PC Munoz
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It Could Have Been Different Twisted Psykie
What Lurks Below Twisted Psykie
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Imploding Purple Clouds Stèv
Paper Crane Absofacto

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Why Mental Health Is A Poor Measure Of A President

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Loop Theory Tor

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'Dock Of The Bay' At 50: Why Otis Redding's Biggest Hit Almost Went Unheard

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(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay Otis Redding
Sunday Sermon Booker T. & the MG's
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First Letter Quincy Jones
Celie Cooks Shug Breakfast Quincy Jones
Fern Zoe Keating
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When The Cash Register Doesn't Take Cash

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So So Lovely Shigeto
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As Cracks Widen In Washington State, Government Prepares For A Landslide

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As Night Takes the Day Slow Dancing Society
These Are the Best Days of Our Lives Slow Dancing Society
Stitch Matt Lynott
Misplaced The Acorn
Return to Blackness (For GB) The Acorn
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