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[28 May 2013 | One Comment | 4,012 views]
Wal-Mart pleads guilty in hazardous waste case

Wal-Mart Stores, on Tuesday, issued a news release stating the Bentonville-based retailer had entered into agreements related to investigations into hazardous waste dumping. The release, however, is rather vague on why an agreement was necessary or what wrongdoing the retailer engaged in that led to a series of federal investigations.
“Walmart has entered into plea agreements with the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices in the Northern and Central Districts of California, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri regarding misdemeanor violations of certain environmental laws, and has signed an administrative …

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[23 May 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,395 views]
Joplin undigging from tragedy

JOPLIN, MO–Yesterday, Joplin, Mo. made a tragic mark in history by being the site for what is now being called the deadliest single tornado in U.S. history. So far, 116 people are confirmed dead.
Late afternoon on Sunday, a rated EF-4 tornado struck the southwest Missouri town that is about an hour north of Bentonville. The estimated winds were 190-198. By the way, it takes 200 mph winds to get an EF-5 rating. There’s been some talk that the tornado could be given that rating once all the damage is surveyed.
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[14 Mar 2011 | 6 Comments | 4,937 views]
Tubby Smith to Arkansas?

Here we go — it’s been about a day since John Pelphrey was dismissed as the head basketball coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks and rumors are flying all over the place.
We’ve heard about the possibility of Missouri head coach Mike Anderson taking the job for a couple of weeks now and he has, of course, denied that he plans on going anywhere.
Meanwhile, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported today that Arkansas is close to hiring Minnesota coach Tubby Smith. What does Smith say? Of course, he said he doesn’t plan on …