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CostCo To Close On Thanksgiving Because Workers ‘Deserve’ To Be With Their Families’

This gives 127,000 people the opportunity to observe Thanksgiving with their families. In explaining why it decided to stay closed, the spokesperson said, “Our employees work especially hard during the holiday season and we simply believe that they deserve the opportunity to spend Thanksgiving with their families. Nothing more complicated than that.” That makes at [...]

Our pals over at Crooks & Liars steer us toward this news story posted to Think Progress: Walmart confirmed to ThinkProgress that stores will be open all day on Thanksgiving Day along with Black Friday this year, requiring close to a million associates to report to work, as the company does every year. “We are [...]

Several Walmart stores in the St. Louis area have pulled ammunition from the shelves following recent protests. It wasn’t because of the St. Louis County police officer who carried a shotgun during a traffic stop involving Ferguson protesters. It wasn’t because of police shootings, or because of gun violence, but because of Ferguson protesters. Two [...]

Sean Johnson, 19, pleasured himself with a stuffed to horse in a Florida Walmart. While Johnson fled the store before he could be apprehended by Walmart security, he was subsequently arrested by Brooksville Police Department officers. Johnson–who reportedly confessed to police–was charged with indecent exposure and criminal mischief and booked into the Hernando County jail. He [...]

What I personally find most annoying about conservatives is the extent to which they can be so dreadfully wrong, yet refuse to admit error. Most of us can likely recall the litany of warnings from the right wing when the Affordable Care Act was passed. I am not going to waste time and space reviewing [...]

Walmart is defending itself from a suit by comedian Tracy Morgan by saying the injuries he incurred were his own fault. In its response Monday, Wal-Mart denied any responsibility for the auto accident — and said Morgan’s claim that the crash came from their negligence was bogus. “Upon information and belief, plaintiffs’ injuries, if any, [...]

After refusing to do so for weeks, prosecutors released the surveillance video showing the police shooting and killing John Crawford III in an Ohio Walmart, just in time for the police officers involved to avoid a criminal indictment for the shooting. On August 5, the 23 year-old Crawford was shot and killed by police for, essentially, [...]

A man has been banned from an Ohio Walmart after he allegedly threatened to shoot shoppers on Saturday afternoon. According to a police report, a Walmart employee said that two men entered the store and said they would start shooting people because they were unable to buy a gun. Another employee said that the men, [...]

For those following the story of John Crawford III, the Ohio man who was shot to death by police while holding a toy gun in a Walmart store earlier this month, an incident at a South Carolina Walmart provides a stark study in contrasts. Crawford was unarmed, save the air rifle he’d picked up from [...]

Shoppers at a Greenville, South Carolina Walmart were horrified as they watched an officer repeatedly punching a suspect in the head while he was on the ground Saturday afternoon. The crowd gathered around what more closely resembled a severely one-sided UFC fight than an arrest begged the officer to stop as he landed blow after [...]

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