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Walmart pilot store rumored for Mantachie in Itawamba County

April 2, 2014

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Adam Armour / Itawamba County Times Walmart is rumored to be eying Mantachie to open one of its 300 or so pilot small-form Walmart Express stores. Although still unofficial, town officials say the town has been talking with engineers about constructing a convenience store on property located off Highway 371, across from Delmar’s. The landowner […]

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Paula Deen book canceled, new release was No. 1 on Amazon

June 29, 2013

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UPDATE: Ballantine Books, a Random House imprint, announced it had made the “difficult decision” Friday to cancel publication of Paula Deen’s upcoming cookbook that had been scheduled for an October release. » READ RELATED POST: Deen’s casino restaurant in Tunica to be rebranded As of Thursday morning, “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up,” […]

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Despite ‘Citizens United’, politics remains hazardous for corporations

June 29, 2012

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The controversial Citizens United decision ostensibly unleashed American corporations to spend more freely on political advocacy. But despite the green light, many of the most powerful consumer brands in America are under pressure to get out of politics. And due to the added scrutiny, some have heeded the call. In the 2010 decision in Citizens […]

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OSHA penalty upheld in trampling death of Wal-Mart worker

March 29, 2011

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Shopper stampedes in your store that kill or injure workers are your responsibility.That’s the message Chief Administrative Law Judge Covette Rooney of the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has given Wal-Mart for inadequate crowd management following a November 2008 trampling death of a worker at one of the company’s retail locations in New […]

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