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Wendy's employees collect paychecks as eatery rebuilds after fire

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DULUTH — Fire can destroy property, but it can’t touch these paychecks.

A Jan. 13 fire forced a Wendy’s in Duluth to close, temporarily putting the restaurant’s 30-some employees out of work. Yet full-time and part-time staff members alike have continued to collect their accustomed paychecks in the aftermath, while repairs continue.


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