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Georgia mom forced to leave Panera over disabled daughter’s noisy orthopedic shoes

A Georgia woman said corporate officials apologized to her after an assistant manager asked her to leave a Panera Bread restaurant when another customer complained about her daughter’s squeaky orthopedic shoes. “We weren’t welcome with the shoes,” said Catherine Duke. “It was very blatant.” Her 4-year-old daughter, Emma, has a…

Panera Bread founder lives on food stamps for a week

Panera Bread founder and CEO Ron Shaich usually doesn’t do his own shopping. But Saturday, the millionaire found himself looking for cheap groceries in Dorchester, Mass., a historically-poor neighborhood in Boston, he wrote in a LinkedIn post documenting a week of living on the equivalent of food stamps. “[W]hat began…