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STERLING, Va. -- Before even entering the new Wegmans store here, the first in the Washington, D.C., metro market, shoppers encounter two anecdotal indications of its impact: The 800-space parking lot is nearly full, and there's a sign out front advertising jobs available for another Wegmans store set to open in February in nearby Fairfax.That store, sources said, will include another 50 to 100 parking

STERLING, Va. -- Before even entering the new Wegmans store here, the first in the Washington, D.C., metro market, shoppers encounter two anecdotal indications of its impact: The 800-space parking lot is nearly full, and there's a sign out front advertising jobs available for another Wegmans store set to open in February in nearby Fairfax.

That store, sources said, will include another 50 to 100 parking spaces and will be the third Wegmans to have opened in the area in 12 months. (The

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