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    Starbucks Expands Fiscal-Cliff Campaign

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    Guess this will brighten up Starbucks cups after the holiday-themed ones are gone. Starbucks has officially joined the president in asking lawmakers to compromise on the economy to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. After the company urged workers in its 120 Washington, D.C., stores to write “come together” on each customer’s cup, the effort gained so much steam over the week that a spokesman announced on Friday that Starbucks stores all over the country would be invited to join in. Although some have reported that it hasn’t been quite so successful ...

    Read it at Reuters