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Foxboro Businesses Would Take Hit If There’s No 2011 NFL Season

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FOXBORO (CBS) – Patriots fans are not the only people who would be disappointed if there is no football this season. Businesses up and down Route One would feel the loss of a season on their bottom lines.

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Route 1 Liquors has been in business longer than the Pats have called this area home.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong reports.

And while the owners say a lost season would not be catastrophic, they acknowledge that they would notice the loss in business.

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A lot of stores in the area also collect hefty fees from fans who use their parking lots on game days. That revenue might dry up as well.

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