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PHP/MySQL Select with Special Characters not working

Hi,

I have a PHP 5.3 program, and I am trying to do a select like this:

SELECT nto_category_id FROM store_product_import_categories WHERE store_category = 'BARS_&_BARSTOOLS'.

I can do the same select in PHPMyAdmin, but in MySQL, I cannot get it to give any results. I believe it is because of the & sign or _ characters. I am not sure...

The database table is a simple UTF8 table. I am not sure what the problem could be. I need somebody to help me write this PHP program and get this select statement working properly. Please let me know if you are interested and I will send you the program to take a quick look.

Thanks,

Thanks!

Skills: MySQL, PHP

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