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Wal-Mart Faceoff With DC Fuels Minimum Wage Debate

The bitter standoff between Wal-Mart and Washington, D.C., officials over the city’s effort to impose a higher minimum wage on big-box retailers is fueling a wider debate: How far should cities go in trying to raise pay for low-wage workers — and should larger companies be required to pay more?


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Wal-Mart Will Join Gun Control Talks At White House

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will join talks at the White House on Thursday about gun control and safety.