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If Hy & Zel's goes to the mat on the pricing of its front-shop items, it is more selective in the way it responds to competition on dispensing fees.
Former pro wrestler and now-governor Jesse Ventura goes to the mat on gay rights
When the Mad Butcher goes to the mat, it's not to rassle, though with a name like that, the company sounds like a fit opponent for the likes of Hulk Hogan.