NEW YORK — A coalition of retailers and other businesses known as New Yorkers Against Unfair Taxes is planning a demonstration here today to object to a proposed “sin tax” on juice drinks and soda. The event is set for a Fine Fare supermarket on 172nd Street to protest the 18% tax on sodas proposed by Gov. David Patterson. The group said Wednesday that it had been joined by the Bodega Association of the United States, a group representing 11,000 neighborhood grocery stores in New York. ...
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