09/03/2009 03:53 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wal-Mart Chicago Fight: Creating Jobs Pitted Against Protecting Small Businesses

In many areas starved for retail businesses, welcoming a Wal-Mart would be a no-brainer.

But Ald. Howard Brookins (21st) is having one heck of a time persuading his colleagues on the South Side to support his efforts to bring a Wal-Mart to 83rd and Stewart.

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