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** FILE ** This photo taken Nov. 14, 2011, shows the rain-soaked handle of a shopping cart outside the Wal-Mart store in Mayfield Hts. Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was given the formula became gravely ill with a suspected bacterial infection and died after being taken off life support, the retailer said Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

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Pitbull might be on his way Kodiak, Alaska, if thousands of Wal-Mart voters get their way. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets Monday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is trying to keep foreign retailers such as Wal-Mart from entering the market. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton meets Monday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is trying to keep foreign retailers such as Wal-Mart from entering the market. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Trader Stephen Holden (center) works with other traders at the post that handles Wal-Mart on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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** FILE ** Trader Stephen Holden (center) works with other traders at the post that handles Wal-Mart on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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** FILE ** This photo taken Nov. 14, 2011, shows the rain-soaked handle of a shopping cart outside the Wal-Mart store in Mayfield Hts. Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was given the formula became gravely ill with a suspected bacterial infection and died after being taken off life support, the retailer said Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

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Republican congressional hopeful Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher says his advisory team is made up of hardworking, beer-drinking, Wal-Mart-shopping "average Joes" rather than the Washington establishment or tea party. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Droplets of rain cover the handle of a shopping cart outside a Wal-Mart store. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

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A San Leandro police officer, right, holds a bloody shirt as evidence is gathered at the scene of a shooting at Wal-Mart on Hesperian Boulevard, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in San Leandro, Calif. Gunfire rang out about 1:50 a.m. and a man was shot in a robbery attempt. Despite major injuries, police said he was in stable condition. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Jane Tyska

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"I do know it's important to people to have fresh produce at reasonable prices, but it's not enough to have workers that need health benefits. I'm hoping the D.C. government is willing to work to get Wal-mart to do the right thing." Andrea Walling, 67, Arlington, retired

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David W. Wilmot (right), a power broker in the District since Marion Barry was first elected mayor, lobbies for Wal-Mart and has ties to city-owned land where a store is to be built. (The Washington Times)

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A vendor waits for customers at the Gascasonica market. Mexico City's neighborhood markets offer abundant fresh produce at low prices, but chains such as Wal-Mart are seen as safer, more convenient and cleaner. (Associated Press)

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Wal-Mart is rolling out a layaway option from Oct. 17 through Dec. 16 after ending the pay-as-you-go plans in 2006. The company is introducing the option at a time when many of its shoppers are trying to cope with high unemployment and rising costs. (Associated Press)

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A shopper pushes her cart through the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Little Rock, Ark., on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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After largely avoiding labor-based controversy, Target is facing the same union opposition that has plagued rival Wal-Mart. Target had its first union election in two decades in June at a Valley Stream, N.Y., store, after employees made allegations of skimpy wages and reduced hours. (Associated Press)

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Wal-Mart employee Betty Dukes was involved in a sex-discrimination lawsuit against the retail giant that the Supreme Court on Monday ruled could not proceed. (Associated Press)

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Carol Rosenblatt (right), of the District, takes part in a rally at the Supreme Court on March 29 in support of plaintiffs in a case of female employees against Wal-Mart. The National Women's Law Center decried Monday's ruling, which held there were too many female plaintiffs in too many different jobs to justify a class-action lawsuit. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this photo from March 29, 2011, Carol Rosenblatt (right), of Washington, and others take part in rally outside the Supreme Court in support of the plaintiffs in a case of women employees against Wal-Mart. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** In this photo from March 17, 2011, Christine Kwapnoski is seen at her home in Bay Point, Calif. The Supreme Court has ruled against Kwapnoski and four other plaintiffs in a massive sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart on behalf of women who work there. (Associated Press)