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In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Racked: Now Open: Franklin Village's Locali Sells Convenience With a Conscience, Storecasting: Rock & Republic Robertson Now Opening in February, Shipwrecked! Kao Pao Shu Designer Lost at Sea, Now Open: Bikestyler Customs Pimps Yo' Bike, and Signs of Life: Trader Joe's at 8000 Sunset is Hiring