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Man Fighting Charges After Cop Pulled Gun On Him At Wal-Mart

A Montgomery man was in court Wednesday to fight charges he pushed a Kendall County Sheriff’s Deputy at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego, and ended up having a gun pointed at his chest.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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911 Tapes Show Confusion After Cop Pulls Gun In Wal-Mart

The 911 tapes have been released from an incident at a Wal-Mart store in Oswego on Super Bowl Sunday, in which an off-duty Kendall County Sheriff’s deputy pulled a gun on a customer at one of the registers.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

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Wal-Mart Supercenter Opens In West Chatham

More than seven years after a nasty City Council battle, a long-awaited Wal-Mart Supercenter opens Wednesday morning the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

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Wal-Mart Now Open Near Boystown Strip

A Wal-Mart store is now open in Lakeview, although not the one that generated a flurry of controversy among neighbors earlier this year.

12/01/2011

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Police: Shopper Strikes Robber With Her Car

A shopper struck back at the man who allegedly tried to rob her in a parking lot by striking him with her car Sunday in southwest suburban Joliet.

11/30/2011

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Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.

11/24/2011

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Suspects Fleeing Wal-Mart At 100 MPH

Ottawa Police received a call around 5 a.m.about two people that were in the process of committing retail theft at the local Wal-Mart.

11/09/2011

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Store Price Matching Not As Simple As It Sounds

With holiday shopping heating up, more stores are promoting price matching policies. It sounds like an easy deal, but it’s more difficult than it seems.

CBS 2–10/31/2011

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Wal-Mart ‘Market Store’ Opens In Presidential Towers

Wal-Mart is welcoming its third Chicago location, this one is in the West Loop

09/21/2011

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First Small-Scale Wal-Mart Express Opens

As the expansion of Wal-Mart continues to draw both praise and fury among Chicagoans, the first small-scale outlet of the retail giant is set to open Wednesday in the West Chatham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011

Broadway At Waveland Avenue

Reports: L.A.-Based Comedy Club, Adult Store Coming To Broadway

More changes are coming to the vibrant stretch of Broadway that runs through the East Lakeview neighborhood – and they don’t all involve Wal-Mart.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

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20-Year-Old Injured While ‘Car Surfing’ Dies

A 20-year-old man injured when he apparently fell from the roof of a vehicle while “car surfing” Thursday night has died. Three teens have been charged with reckless driving in connection to the incident.

07/03/2011

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Emanuel Says ‘Wal-Mart,’ Means ‘Walgreens’

If you get in front of microphones enough times, every so often you are certain to slip up.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

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Wal-Mart Now Planning For 2 East Lakeview Stores

When the Gay Pride Parade comes around next year, the floats and marchers might be passing not one, but two Wal-Mart stores on the route.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Wal-Mart In River North?

Wal-Mart Signs Lease For River North Location

Wal-Mart has officially signed a lease to take over the old Pearl art supply store in River North.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2011

East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Anti-Wal-Mart Facebook Group For East Lakeview Comes Down

The organizer of the Facebook group dedicated to stopping a planned Wal-Mart store in East Lakeview took the group offline over the weekend, saying continuing the fight now is a “waste of time.”

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Signs against a proposed Wal-Mart have been popping up in the Lakeview neighborhood. (CBS)

Community Group Votes Against East Lakeview Wal-Mart

A community group on Monday evening voted overwhelmingly against a plan by Wal-Mart to move into the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

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Community Group To Vote On Support For East Lakeview Wal-Mart

Members of a community group are set to take a vote this evening on whether they support a proposed Wal-Mart store in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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Alderman: Wal-Mart Wouldn’t Fit In Logan Square

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) said today that Wal-Mart would be an ill-fitting addition to his ward, and says he told the retailer as much.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Wal-Mart In River North?

Report: Alderman Opposes River North Wal-Mart

Another planned Wal-Mart store in the city is meeting with opposition, this time reportedly from the local alderman.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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