Will local governments ever control Wal-Mart?

On Tuesday, Contra Costa County, California voters chose between 'consumer choice' and 'local control.'
March 4, 2004, 6am PST | Ratna Amin
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Measure L, a battle between "consumer choice" and "local control" in a Bay Area county has ended, and Wal-mart won. But the war may only be in its infancy. [County Supervisor] DeSaulnier told a pro-Measure L gathering: "We all know that this is one battle in a nationwide war against a predatory company that is all about profit. We're about people."

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Published on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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