Roundy's is pulling Rolling Stone magazine featuring alleged bomber off shelves
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MILWAUKEE - Rolling Stone magazine caused a controversy when they decided to include alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on their cover. Local grocery company Roundy's Inc. has decided to pull the magazine off their shelves
"Due to comments expressed by our customers and out of respect to the victims, families and friends who were impacted by the April 15th Boston Marathon tragedy, Roundy's will not be selling the August issue of Rolling Stone magazine," James Hyland, vice president of investor relations and corporate communications for Roundy's, said in a statement to the Journal Sentinel.
Roundy's runs many brands, including Pick 'n Save in the Milwaukee-area. They also own more than 150 stores in the Midwest.
CVS and Walgreens have also been added to the list of stores who have said they won't sell the magazine.