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Wal-Mart to Increase Temporary Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent

Wal-Mart to Increase Temporary Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent
Black Friday 2013 at Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year.
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Conway Voters Approve Bond Rededication for Street Improvements

With more than 75 percent of the vote on each question, Conway voters approved the rededication of a 1/8-cent sales tax for various road projects, including two tied to a proposed shopping and lifestyle center.
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Bar Louie Coming to McCain Mall in 2015

Bar Louie is opening its second location in Little Rock. The popular restaurant chain, which has 88 locations in 24 states, is set to open another spot at McCain Mall in North Little Rock early next year.
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UCA Moves Forward with Feasibility Study on Mixed-Use Development

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NY: Wal-Mart Levied Fictional 'Sugar Tax' on Soda

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Report: David Tovar Resigned From Wal-Mart Over Resume Falsehood

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Governor's Quality Awards Go to 28 Arkansas Organizations

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West Little Rock Hosts $1.4M Boot City Buy (Real Deals)

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Mobile-Payment Battle Brews Between Apple, Wal-Mart

A major battle could be brewing between giants of the retail and technology world over how mobile payments will take hold in America. read more >

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Our Community, Our Dollars Files Appeal Over Saline County Alcohol Vote

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