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Trouble for Ray's

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2009_01_rays.jpgThe Villager reports Ray Alvarez, the owner of EVill staple Ray's Candy Store on A and 7th, is not doing so well. He's broke, he's sick, and he needs your business: "Ray’s business has fallen off since its 1980s peak when he used to pull in $3,000 a day...Ray recently thought he had hit on a good gimmick with his Obama campaign of $1-or-less items: 'Obama socks,' 'Obama cheeseburger...there was no profit in it. Cheeseburgers, for one, are normally $3. 'It was a mistake,' Ray admitted. [The Villager]

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