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Published: Thursday, 7/18/2013

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Subway’s co-founder, president has leukemia


NEW YORK — Subway said its co-founder and president, Fred DeLuca, has been diagnosed with leukemia.

The privately held sandwich chain said the 65-year-old Mr. DeLuca is being treated and “doing well.” It said its senior team is managing day-to-day operations and Mr. DeLuca still holds his title and is communicating regularly with the company, but on a reduced basis.

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