For 51 years, Ben's Chili Bowl has been a family-owned greasy spoon. Now it is on the verge of becoming a franchise. WaPo
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Franchisors at the IFE franchise show in Washington, D.C. say the credit crunch is making it more difficult for potential franchisees.
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