• Wal-Mart apologizes for ‘fat girl costumes’ on website

    With Halloween just a few days away, Wal-Mart is drawing criticism after online shoppers spotted a section labeled \”Fat Girl Costumes.\”

  • Frederick panel to review plan for new Wal-Mart

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick’s city planning commission is set to review plans for the new Frederick Towne Center development that will include a new Wal-Mart store. The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/Zzm5t2 ) reports the commission will take up the commercial center Monday in the first of two public hearings on the site plan. It would…

  • Wal-Mart withdraws plans for Aspen Hill

    Wal-Mart has withdrawn its plan to build a supercenter in Aspen Hill, but the landowner said Tuesday it is optimistic other retailers will still find the Montgomery County site of interest.

  • Tracy Morgan released from rehab month after crash

    BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former “Saturday Night Live” star Tracy Morgan has been released from a rehabilitation facility as he heals from serious injuries he suffered in a car crash that left a fellow comedian dead, his spokesman said Saturday. Morgan will continue his recovery at home with an “aggressive outpatient…

  • 5 people dead after Las Vegas restaurant shooting

    After the shooting, they walked to a Wal-Mart, which is now surrounded.

  • Family sickened by store-bought LSD meat

    Authorities say a Florida family purchased and then fell ill after eating meat tainted with LSD.

  • Wal-Mart opens 2 stores in District

    The first two Wal-Mart stores in the nation\’s capital opened Wednesday.

  • More than 11K apply for jobs at D.C.’s new Wal-Mart stores

    Wal-Mart shouldn\’t have any trouble staffing two new \”super
    centers\” it plans to open in Washington, D.C., by year\’s end after it received
    what it calls an \”amazing\” response from potential employees.

  • Wal-Mart opens hiring centers to staff two D.C. stores

    Wal-Mart, the nation\’s largest retailer, has announced 600 job openings at two of its stores scheduled to open later this year in the District and hundreds of local workers have flocked to a hiring center in hopes of landing on of those jobs.

  • Wage bill affecting Wal-Mart dies in D.C.

    Wal-Mart and other large retailers won\’t be required to pay their employees a \”living wage\” of at least $12.50 an hour in the District of Columbia.

  • Protesters rally in Prince George’s Co. against Walmart firings

    Protesters from Landover and the District joined others in Prince George\’s County for a national demonstration against recent firings at Walmart.

  • D.C.’s ‘living wage’ bill still in limbo

    A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

  • Gray: Living wage bill could slow D.C. development

    D.C. Mayor Vince Gray won\’t say whether he will veto a bill that requires big-box stores to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour.

  • Gray in a pickle with District big box store plans

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has a dilemma. Should he sign the recently passed \”living wage bill\” which would raise the minimum wage to $12.50 an hour for employees of big box stores like Wal-Mart or veto the measure in order to keep big retailers interested in setting up shop in D.C.?

  • Mayor has final say on Wal-Mart halting construction of 3 D.C. stores

    The D.C. Council has passed a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart to pay workers at least $12.50. The bill is now before the mayor.