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Small Businesses to Bear Biggest Burden in L Train Shutdown

Bedford Avenue in  Brooklyn, on Aug. 19, 2016.  Small businesses in north Brooklyn are likely to lose customers when the L train shuts down for 18 months, starting in 2019. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)
Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, on Aug. 19, 2016. Small businesses in north Brooklyn are likely to lose customers when the L train shuts down for 18 months, starting in 2019. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

NEW YORK—The corner stores and mom and pop shops are likely to be hardest hit when the L train halts its brisk rattle through the...

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