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Austin's Oldest Record Store, Maldonado's
"...record shops, it's the national chain stores such as Wal-Mart or Best Buy that most threaten them -- particularly..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Doesn't Like Ad
"...what is it we did wrong to have a Wal-Mart ad unleashed upon us? Or, another way to put..."

Feb. 21, 2007 Postmarks

After a Fashion
While the rest of us were battling holiday crowds, your Style Avatar was whooping it up in Buda ... at Wal-Mart
"...WEEKEND AT THE WALDORF-MART With Wal-Mart's PR blitz failing badly, don't ask how I wound..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Film Reviews
Corporate behemoth Wal-Mart plans a new store in Ashland, and the local "Pink Flamingos" organize against the mega-mart while town fathers want business to continue as usual.
"...Store Wars: When Wal-Mart Comes to TownD: Micha X. Peled. (Video, 57 min.)..."

March 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Michael King

Austin @ Large: The Big-Box Big Deal
Little things mean a lot, but design standards aren't simply superficial
"...assume this is a diversionary tactic – make the Wal-Marts pretty, and people will forget they're Wal-Marts – but..."

April 2, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

To Kill a Mockingbird
Fate of contract with Texas Wildlife Services hangs in balance at Tuesday meeting
"...snares. And he shot a mockingbird in the Pfluger­ville Wal-Mart using an air rifle. His reports to the county,..."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Point Austin: Hours to Burn
When they promote you to "supervisor," their hands are in your pocket
"...rule placed on businesses is the earlier decision by Wal-Mart to raise all its managerial salaries to a base..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Report: Everyday Patriots
The populist spirit is alive and well
"...of corporate authoritarianism asserting control over us in the Wal-Mart-ification of our economy, Koch-ification of our government, Murdoch-ification of..."

April 1, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Hightower Report: In Battling Corporate Greed, Tenacity Matters
Activism pushes major corporations to support food labeling law
"...huge processors and retailers as ConAgra, PepsiCo, Unilever, and Wal-Mart dumped millions of dollars into last November's monumental labeling..."

March 1, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Economic Indicators for Real People; and Swine Flu? Shame on You.
"...days, millions more are employed by such outfits as Wal-Mart, which aggressively discourages any use of the benefit. This..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

After a Fashion
Old men shouldn't throw stone canes in glass nursing homes …
" many trips to the convenience store or to Wal-Mart that a person can take, and she didn't always..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Band of Brothers
In a brotherhood like Los Lonely Boys, all is 'Forgiven'
"...wait for the new album. "I buy them at Wal-Mart," she volunteers...."

July 4, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Spring Training
Seasonal snapshots of the council candidates
"...that the council could not legally act against the Wal-Mart at Northcross site plan...."

March 21, 2008 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Northcross Going to the Dogs
New anti-Wal-Mart protest planned
"...are still "howling mad" about the impact of a Wal-Mart Supercenter at Northcross to keep up the fight against..."

Feb. 27, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

RG4N Meeting Tonight – Will They Go for Broke?
Next steps discussed at meet tonight
"...for a community-oriented redevelopment of Northcross Mall without a Wal-Mart Supercenter, will host an urgent town hall meeting tonight..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
" its lawsuit to stop the construction of a Wal-Mart Supercenter at the former Northcross Mall Headlines..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature

Wish List
Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
"...Gift cards to HEB or Wal-Mart ($10 increments preferred)..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Features Feature

Oct. 25-31
"...WAL-MART & RG4N Learn more about Responsible Growth for Northcross'..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature

Trees Protecting the Neighbors?
"...filed to kill Lincoln Property's plan to build a Wal-Mart Supercenter on the Northcross Mall site...."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Property Co., attempting to stop Lincoln from building a Wal-Mart on the site of the old North­cross Mall. Under..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Feature

It's Up to Us
"...Dear Editor, Wal-Mart at Northcross is not a done deal. It will,..."

July 29, 2007 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Who's joining Bush's war?; and Why import so much food?
"...Can you say, Wal-Mart?..."

May 18, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Responsible Growth for Northcross' Attorney's Take
"...Lincoln Property from replacing Northcross Mall with a giant Wal-Mart, Michael King quotes Mayor Wynn as saying “city staff..."

April 23, 2007 Postmarks

Naked City
"...spotted around April 1 or so a sign reading "Wal-Mart Coming Soon." (Reportedly, Jeff Jack is recovering nicely from..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

Council Watch
"Planned Unit Development" doesn't necessarily imply responsible planning.
"...Last week's column on the size of the Northcross Wal-Mart drew several responses, not the least of which came..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...Northcross Mall, still fighting to prevent construction of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, succeeded Saturday in entirely surrounding the property in..."

Feb. 16, 2007 News Feature

More Phone Survey Theorizing
What are the Wal-Mart phone surveys supposed to accomplish?
"...say there may be more behind the rash of Wal-Mart phone surveys than a crass attempt to sway public..."

Jan. 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Practicing 'Civic Pride'
"...exactly why we are campaigning vividly and vociferously against Wal-Mart. If he had spent time wandering around our neighborhoods,..."

Jan. 17, 2007 Postmarks

What Unions?
"...his odd attempt to claim that all opposition to Wal-Mart is somehow a grand grocer's conspiracy says, "This threatened..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Postmarks

Humans Never Demonstrate Their Stupidity More Than at Christmas
"...Ahh, the 26th. Lines a mile long down at Wal-Mart returning unnecessary plastic objects while the purchasers of those..."

Dec. 26, 2006 Postmarks

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