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September 21, 1987

Florida Gov. Bob Martinez urged repeal of the state's controversial 5% tax on services such as advertising, professional fees and lawn maintenance and pest control, bowing to opposition from the powerful advertising industry and voter polls. . . . About 700 current and former female employees of Wendy's International will receive payments averaging about $2,000 each under a $1.4-million settlement of a sex discrimination lawsuit approved by U.S. District Judge John Shabaz in Madison, Wis . . . Washington-based Marriott Corp. said its common shares have become listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and have begun trading.

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