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June 26, 2006

Cities Fight to Keep Wal-Marts Out

Earlier this year, Wal-Mart lost a $221 million dollar lawsuit (Alameda County Wal-Mart employees) in which it was accused of not letting it's employees take their "legally" required breaks. Despite the growing number of lawsuits, Wal-Mart stores continue with this practice.

Sacramento Bee: front page, June 25, 2006



June 23, 2006

Wal Mart hurts Local Businesses 

HUSA  (Historic Uptown Susanville Association) may disband because it does not have any answers to the business that Wal Mart takes away from the uptown businesses. When Wal Mart came in to Susanville, it's first and only intent was to "eliminate" Mom and Pop businesses.  

Not only the  businesses in uptown Susanville are hurt by Wal Mart, but all small businesses have been devastated by Wal Mart's presence. 

More and more communities are saying "NO" to Wal Mart's coming into their towns. Fight Back



Susanville has locally owned shoe stores, paint stores, book stores, tire stores, fabric and hobby stores, hardware stores pharmacy's, stationery stores, gift stores, furniture stores, auto parts, pet supplies, nursery's