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Whole Foods plans more affordable store

CHICAGO — Promising to commit to the neighborhood, executives with Whole Foods Market Inc. announced plans Wednesday to build a store in the heart of one of Chicago’s most impoverished and crime-plagued areas.

However, Whole Foods co-chief executive Walter Robb had almost no answers for how the company — known for its organic and expensive fare — would follow through with the promise to make the store more affordable, leaving residents and experts skeptical.

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