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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Whole Foods requests don't suit tastes of New Orleans planning commission |

The New Orleans City Planning Commission turned thumbs down Tuesday on several changes that operators of the Whole Foods store at Magazine and Arabella streets were seeking in restrictions they said have hindered the store's operation for the past decade. More than a dozen neighbors spoke in opposition to the requests, citing noise from deliveries and other store activities, alleged damage to streets and buildings from the large trucks, a shortage of neighborhood parking and other problems.
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