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Don't get too excited now, but we hear that the new Duane Reade at 585 Hudson and Bank Streets may open any day now. A West Village-based informant writes: "There were more employees running around inside than I've ever seen at Rite Aid on Hudson/Charles. The big question is, will they be open 24 hours? Rite Aid closes at the frustratingly early 9pm." Let the battle of the chain drugstores begin!
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