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LOLOriginally posted by Shapley:
I'm aware of it probably due to my proximity to Arkansas, where, I believe, they still fly the state flag at half mast to mark his passing 13 years ago.
Or maybe they just forgot to raise them back up.
Does Wal-Mart sell these? Would that be Sporting Goods or Hardware?Originally posted by FlyingSorcery:
...Makes me long for my own RPG. Or stinger missle, whatever.
Nicole Marie wrote:Yeah Wal Marts in CT are not looked at too highly. Most town protest when they want to build so they end up in the poorer towns and usually dont develop into the big super marts they are in some areas. Hartford let one in but it came with rules - they had to hire Hartford residence only, let them be union, proper health care etc. So when they do come into CT the towns and state nail rules onto them since they are knows for giving below average wadges and little to no health care.
Shapley wrote:I did not see in the article which college or university did the Study....
Schmeelkie wrote:Just wish either Walmart or a grocery chain would build in the city. We tried giving grocery store gift cards for payment in study, but 1/2 or more can't easily get to one - that chain closed up it's last store in the city a few years ago.
Shapley wrote:Both times our Wal-Mart has moved, it was the first large business in the region, soon followed by strip malls and other tag-alongs. It inched its' way towards the Insterstate Highway, and now sits at the main interchange to the city. There was hotel and a restaurant at the time. Now there is a Sam's Club, a Lowes, three strip malls, a multi-plex movie theatre, Target, Sears, Kohl's, and a multitude of car dealers.
jamiebk wrote:And probably not a small local business anywhere within 5 miles. Walmart eats them like peanuts with beer.
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