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Secaucus Walmart Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

The Hudson County Sheriff’s office says roughly 700 customers and employees were evacuated from the store after the threat was received around 2 p.m. Monday. No explosives were found.

07/30/2012

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Liu Speaks Out As NYC Pension Funds To Vote Against Walmart Directors

In the wake of a bribery scandal, New York City pension fund managers plan to vote against the re-election of several members of the Walmart board, and City Comptroller John Liu has spoken out.

05/02/2012

Anne Squatrito (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Woman, 73, Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Walmart

Anne Squatrito, a 17-year employee of the retail giant, said she was let go after failing to move a heavy load of goods by herself at the East Setauket store where she worked.

04/02/2012

FILE - People make purchases inside Macy's department store. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Retailers Clean Up As Shoppers Flock To Tri-State Area Stores For Post-Christmas Returns

Lots of folks will be returning gifts that aren’t quite right, and also using their newly-received gift cards, and many retail chains are running special promotions.

12/26/2011

Enfamil Newborn Formula (credit: CBS 2)

Walmart Pulls ‘Enfamil Newborn’ From Store Shelves After Baby’s Death

The decision comes after a 10-day-old baby in Missouri — who was fed the formula — died of a suspected bacterial infection.

12/22/2011

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Stringer: Walmart In NYC Would Be ‘Potentially Devastating’ To Local Economy

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is warning New Yorkers that the big box chain would only hurt, not help the city’s economy.

12/15/2011

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Sen. Diaz Says Walmart Store In NYC Would Benefit Poor Residents

Diaz released a statement in which he stated that “the City’s poor residents were the losers of the week” while “Walmart was the big winner.”

11/28/2011

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Stun Gun Used By Police In Black Friday Scuffle In Connecticut

A police officer in Milford, Conn., used a stun gun on a Wal-Mart shopper who allegedly punched another customer.

11/25/2011

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Police: Ski Mask-Wearing Bandits Rob Long Island Walmart On Halloween

Nassau County police said two armed men wearing ski masks walked into a Walmart in East Meadow around 11:30 p.m. and demanded cash from store employees at gunpoint.

11/01/2011

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Third Term’s A Charm? Mayor’s Approval Rating Spiraling

As he approaches the midpoint of his third term, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s standing among New Yorkers has hit its lowest point in six years.

08/17/2011

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Poll: Most New Yorkers Would Shop At Local Walmart

In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.

07/28/2011

Second Hand Boutique Store Sees Boom In Business Despite Recession

Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

Walmart (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Is Walmart Trying To Buy Its Way Into New York City?

The pledge should allow the summer jobs program to expand by up to 3,400 jobs. However, some are questioning whether the move is a genuine gesture or an attempt to buy the city’s good will.

07/05/2011

Riverhead Walmart Suspect (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Elderly Woman Sought In Theft At Riverhead Walmart

Suffolk County police say a silver-haired suspect will face grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing a wallet from a Walmart customer.

06/29/2011

Plastic Bags (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Westchester Supermarkets Getting High Marks For Helping Environment

When it comes to BYOB – bring your own bags – the Citizens Campaign for the Environment says some Westchester County grocery stores are helping out the cause.

06/28/2011

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