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Supreme Court to take up huge sex bias claim vs. Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON — Christine Kwapnoski hasn’t done too badly in nearly 25 years in the Wal-Mart family, making more than $60,000 a year in a job she enjoys most days. But Kwapnoski says she faced obstacles at Wal-Mart-owned Sam’s Club stores ...

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Federal judge: Wal-Mart can fire man for marijuana use

DETROIT — Michigan law legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t stop private businesses from firing people for drug use, a federal judge said Friday in dismissing a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker said the law, approved by ...

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Neighborhood won’t fight city’s decision to allow 25th St. Walmart

Residents of the Baltimore neighborhood where a new retail development anchored by Walmart and Lowe’s stores is planned say they will not appeal the city’s decision to allow the development but will seek assurances over traffic and parking concerns. The ...

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Court to look at huge sex bias suit vs. Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider whether to keep alive the largest job discrimination case in U.S. history, a lawsuit against Wal-Mart that grew from a half-dozen women to a class action that could involve billions of dollars for ...

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In Remington, small businesses brace for arrival of Walmart

Immediately following Monday’s controversial vote by the Baltimore City Council to rezone 11 acres in Remington for a complex featuring Walmart and Lowe’s, some small businesses in the area began to brace for the retail battle ahead. “It’s kind of ...

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Going for the green on Black Friday

Laptop computers for $198. Printers for $44. Sterling silver diamond bracelets for $99. Five-gallon Shop-Vac portable vacuums for $15. Large slow cookers for $2.97. As the holiday shopping season nears its official start, local retailers are hoping that special promotions, ...

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