BIG QUAKE CAUSES SMALL WOES FOR STORES

SEATTLE -- The earthquake that shook up western Washington last Wednesday created only minor disruptions for area supermarkets.Several stores were forced to close down for a few hours the day of the quake -- to wait for electricity to return or to clean up product shaken loose from the shelves -- but by Thursday morning, operations were basically back to normal, chain representatives told SN.There

SEATTLE -- The earthquake that shook up western Washington last Wednesday created only minor disruptions for area supermarkets.

Several stores were forced to close down for a few hours the day of the quake -- to wait for electricity to return or to clean up product shaken loose from the shelves -- but by Thursday morning, operations were basically back to normal, chain representatives told SN.

There were no reports of any structural damage, they added.

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