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Wal-Mart 'Express' Crushes Small Texas Towns

Al Norman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Al Norman

Merkel, Texas, has a population just over 2,600 people. It's what some folks in Texas might describe as a wide spot in the road. But it was big enough to attract Wal-Mart.

Rahm Emanuel's 40 Days in the Desert

Al Norman | Posted 08.19.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Just as Moses never reached Canaan, Mayor Emanuel may never emerge from the food desert if he keeps having visions of Wal-Mart as the promised land.

Walmart CEO Gets A (Small) Pay Cut

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. received a pay package in 2010 worth $18.7 million, a 4 percent dip from the year before, according to an ...