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"...if he organized contractors against the construction of another Wal-Mart?..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Column

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"...the widely attended town hall meeting regarding the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter over the Barton Springs Recharge Zone at South..."

July 25, 2003 Column

Georgetown Smackdown
Suburbanites Wrestle Over Managed Growth, Smart Growth, and "Stupid Growth"
"...are also explicitly opposed to "big box" retailers like Wal-Mart and Home Depot which, they say, have a habit..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

After a Fashion
Get thee to the Wal-Mart, but don't take the bus.
"...WAL-MARTIANS It is simply un-American to pay full retail for..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Two Trips to Costco
A mother and a private chef share their notes
"...at a time, by this time Sam's Clubs and Wal-Marts were taking over the world, and my indifference toward..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...In the fifth inning, the score's now 2-1, Wal-Mart -- the retailer won approval from the city Zoning..."

Oct. 17, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Waiting on Fair Food
The quandary of ethical eating
"...not only most major fast food companies, but also Wal-Mart and Whole Foods, have become part of the CIW's..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Food Feature by Amy Kamp

'Heart of a Servant': Jaime Padron
Thousands mourn slain officer
"...since 1978. Padron was killed at a North Austin Wal-Mart early on April 6, as he tried to detain..."

April 11, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report
Surprise! The People Speak.; and Superbugs Go Agro
"...Michael Duke is the Big Wally of Wal-Mart. As CEO of the low-wage behemoth, he siphons almost..."

July 30, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
The Tactics of Talx; and Wall Street's Slap on the Wrist
"...it does is help major outfits (from AT&T to Wal-Mart) prevent their fired employees from getting unemployment benefits. Sound..."

May 14, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...RG4N AND WAL-MART MAKE NICE It's not quite a peace accord, but..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Feature

What's Next for RG4N and Northcross?
Wal-Mart-fighters regroup
"...in their fight to stop the construction of the Wal-Mart Supercenter at the former North­cross Mall, and they were..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Period." – Attorney Casey Dobson, defending the city's Northcross Wal-Mart decision in court Tuesday Headlines..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature

Developing Stories
Neighbors file similar suit to RG4N's
"...ANA contends that a garden center within the planned Wal-Mart should have triggered a conditional-use-permit process – which requires..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

NSCNA Is Neutral
"...the Chronic News blog [June 28], Lisa Elledge of Wal-Mart is quoted as saying that North Shoal Creek Neighborhood..."

July 2, 2007 Postmarks

Naked City
"...drew complaints, and spineless KVET management suspended Allred. Headlines• Wal-Mart representatives visited Northcross Monday for an open house intended..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...to developer Lincoln Property's plans for a 220,000-square-foot, 24-hour Wal-Mart Supercenter at Northcross Mall, has organized a protest demonstration,..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

Follow the Bouncing Big Box
Amended version of Big Box Ordinance bounces back down from council to the Planning Commission, hangs in review limbo
"...for example, the zoning permitting the more than 200,000-square-foot Wal-Mart store now planned for the property was approved decades..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...today (Thursday), with the cloud of the proposed Northcross Wal-Mart hovering over the dais, as well as some hopeful..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature

City Manager Futrell Responds: Explaining High-Level Ethical Principles
"...employment as a heating and air conditioning technician for Wal-Mart on multiple, publicly filed financial disclosure forms. Once filed,..."

Dec. 19, 2006 Postmarks

Toby, You've Got Some 'Splaining to Do!
Toby Futrell's Wal-Mart conflict of interest
"...Continuing "All Wal-Mart, All the Time" week here at Chronic, we bring..."

Dec. 5, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Thinking Outside the Box
Stacy Mitchell examines the megaretail culture and the tools required to dismantle it
"...that "to a scandalous degree," the monopolistic expansions of Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, Lowe's, and their ilk "are a..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Four months late, the findings are both incomplete and inconclusive
"..."big box"; how much market share big-box specialists like Wal-Mart and Home Depot command in any given market (his..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Shop Locally
"...so disappointing to see the mindset that shopping at Wal-Mart is so much cheaper than shopping locally. I would..."

Dec. 8, 2003 Postmarks

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"...The reason the majority of locals shop "chains" (Wal-Mart, etc.) is because of affordable prices for comparable goods...."

Dec. 5, 2003 Column

Can't Afford to Shop Local
"...matter. The reason the majority of locals shop "chains" (Wal-Mart, etc.) is because of affordable prices for comparable goods...."

Nov. 24, 2003 Postmarks

Naked City
"...came within a whisker of selling his property to Wal-Mart is pursuing legal action in response to the retailer's..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond
"...task force to further study the issues raised by Wal-Mart's request for commercial zoning at Slaughter and I-35, needed..."

Sept. 12, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...Wal-Mart! Wal-Mart! Wal-Mart!That's right -- there are now three proposed..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Hightower Lowdown
The new campaign finance reform law still has big loopholes; Bush's Army Secretary is a stealth Enronite; and toys make some kids very unhappy.
"...in America. Such giant corporations as Mattel and Hasbro, Wal-Mart and Toys "R" Us, spend nearly a billion dollars..."

April 5, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

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