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US President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Obama praised Friday measures taken by his administration to develop solar energy in the United States, despite attacks and setbacks from his Republican opponents. (Photo by: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

At Wal-Mart, Obama Touts Steps On Solar Power

Calling it the right thing to do for America’s bottom line, President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday by companies, local governments and his own administration to deploy solar technology, showcasing steps to combat climate change that don’t require consent from a disinclined Congress.

05/09/2014

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Wal-Mart Charged With Federal Labor Violations

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

01/15/2014

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Nine Arrested In Sacramento Wal-Mart Protest

The crowd of 75 to 100 gathered outside a building where they say a Wal-Mart board member has an office—chanting, yelling and leaving a petition at the door for the board member.

09/05/2013

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UPDATE: Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty In California Hazardous Waste Case

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.

05/28/2013

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Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

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More Retailers Pull Formula After Infant’s Death

Several more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn died after drinking it.

12/23/2011

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Call Kurtis: Senator Waiting For Answers After Wal-Mart Gift Receipt Investigation

After we exposed Wal-Mart Inc. stores nationwide for shortchanging some customers using gift receipts, Sen. Barbara Boxer sent two letters to the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation.

11/15/2011

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The Don Geronimo Show – November 2, 2011

Today on The Don Geronimo Show, the guys start out with another edition of “Porch Sittin’ ” For a full hour Don, Phantom, and Joe sit outside the station in the cold and just talk […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/02/2011

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First of ‘Armada’ Of Sex Discrimination Lawsuits Filed Against Wal-Mart

Lawyers representing former and current female workers of Wal-Mart Inc.’s California stores on Thursday filed the first of a planned “armada” of class action lawsuits accusing the world’s largest retailer of gender bias.

10/27/2011

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Wal-Mart Inc. Adding Solar To Most California Stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it plans to install solar-power panels at most of its California stores.

09/21/2011

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Supreme Court Limits Wal-Mart Sex Bias Case

The Supreme Court on Monday blocked a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of female employees in a decision that makes it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation’s biggest companies.

06/20/2011

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Sex Bias Case Against Wal-Mart May Hit Roadblcok

The Supreme Court appears ready to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of up to 1.6 million women, and that could make it harder for other workers nationwide to bring class-action claims against large employers.

03/29/2011

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