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MA City Closes Walmart After 23 Staffers Test Positive

The New York Daily News reports: A Walmart store was forced to close after nearly two dozen employees test positive for coronavirus. Worcester, Mass., officials shuttered the superstore Wednesday when 23 essential workers — not equipped with protective gear — became infected with the potentially deadly virus, according to a press release late that afternoon. “The City is ordering that …

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Walmart, Sam’s Club Mandate Masks For Employees

USA Today reports: Walmart and Sam’s Club will require employees to wear masks or other face coverings starting Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Shoppers also will be encouraged to wear face masks as part of the retailers’ updated COVID-19 response. The retail giant announced the changes in a letter sent to employees that was posted on Walmart.com …

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Walmart Limits Customers: Five Per 1000 Square Feet

Reuters reports: Walmart said on Friday it would limit the number of customers in a store at a time, starting April 4, to encourage social distancing among its customers. It said it will now allow no more than five customers per 1,000 square feet at a given time and that they would be admitted one by one and counted by …

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Terror Charge For Man Who Licked Walmart Items

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: A 26-year-old man was identified in court documents as the person who police say posted a video online of himself licking items in a Warrenton Walmart earlier this month. Cody Lee Pfister, 26, of Warrenton, has been charged by the Warren County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office with a terrorist threat in the second degree. In the …

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Grocers Install Sneeze Guards To Protect Cashiers

USA Today reports: Retailers have reduced store hours to make time for deep cleanings and now are adding a new layer of protection – sneeze guards. Walmart and some of the nation’s largest grocery store chains – Kroger and Albertsons – are installing plexiglass barriers or partitions to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and protect both shoppers and …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Woman Launches Wild F-Bomb Tirade After Being Told To Stop Hassling People About Jesus

The Friendly Atheist reports: Imagine you go to Walmart, do your shopping, and now you’re ready to pay for everything and leave. That’s when the customer behind you begins to proselytize. She wants you to know all about Jesus. Awkward. Annoying. You want it to end. You politely tell her you’re not interested. Then she gets mad. And she yells …

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One-Third Of Online Product Reviews Are Paid Or Fake

The New York Times reports: In the world of e-commerce, the online review is king, the internet’s answer to walking into a store and trying out a product for yourself. An increase of just one star in a rating on Amazon correlates with a 26 percent increase in sales, according to a recent analysis by the e-commerce consulting firm Pattern. …

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Missouri Man Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge After “Testing” Walmart’s Guns Rule With His Assault Rifle

Springfield, Missouri’s CBS News affiliate reports: A Battlefield, Mo. man charged with making a terroristic threat at a south Springfield Walmart in August pleaded guilty to an amended charge. Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, pleaded guilty in a Greene County courtroom Friday to an amended charge of making a false report. A judge sentenced him to a 180 day suspended jail sentence, …

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Walmart To Drop E-Cigs As Concern Over Vaping Rises

The New York Times reports: Walmart said on Friday that it would end sales of e-cigarettes at its United States locations. The decision comes amid growing medical concerns about the effects of vaping. In recent months, mysterious vaping-related illnesses have been on the rise. Medical authorities said on Thursday that the number of vaping-related lung illnesses had risen to 530 …

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TEXAS: Gun Nuts Test Walmart’s Open Carry “Request”

The New York Times reports: David Amad, a gun rights activist and the vice president of Open Carry Texas, is not especially bothered by Walmart’s recent announcement that it is “respectfully requesting” that customers not openly carry guns into its stores. Mr. Amad said many of his group’s 38,000 members had carried their guns openly into Walmart stores since the …

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FLORIDA: Man Arrested In Walmart Terror Threat Called Himself “White Nationalist And Registered Republican”

The Orlando Sentinel reports: FBI agents waited more than an hour at the Winter Park home of Richard Dean Clayton’s parents before the 26-year-old entered unannounced through the back door. The agents said Clayton, who had threatened to shoot up a Walmart, was “manic” — erratic, paranoid and profane. Clayton was arrested after agents with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task …

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NRA Wails Predictably: Walmart Caved To “Anti-Gun Elites” And Will Now Lose To Pro-Freedom Businesses

The right wing Washington Examiner reports: The National Rifle Association called Walmart’s decision to halt their handgun ammunition sales “shameful” in a statement Tuesday afternoon. The NRA’s scathing remarks come the same day the major retail chain announced they will discontinue sales of short-barrel rifle ammunition and will no longer sell handgun ammunition. “The strongest defense of freedom has always …

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Walmart To Stop Selling Ammo For Assault Rifles And Handguns, Will No Longer Allow Open Carry In Stores

The New York Times reports: In response to the shooting in its El Paso store last month that killed 22 people, Walmart said Tuesday that it would stop selling certain types of ammunition that are commonly used by hunters but can also be used in military assault rifles. The nation’s largest retailer made the announcement after weeks of discussion about …

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TEXAS: Man Arrested In Terror Threat Against Walmart

Brownsville’s NBC News affiliate reports: The Harlingen Police Department arrested a man in reference to a threat he posted on social media. Allegedly, Jose Luis Gonzales Jr. used social media to threaten a Harlingen Walmart on August 11th. Gonzales was found and placed under arrest and charged with terroristic threat, a 3rd degree felony. “During the course of this investigation, …

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FLORIDA: White Supremacist Arrested In Terror Threat: “In 3 Days I Get My AR-15 Back, Don’t Go To Walmart”

ABC News reports: A Florida white supremacist has been arrested for threatening a shooting at a Walmart just days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, in one of the worst mass shootings in the country’s modern history. Richard Clayton, 26, was arrested by Florida Department of Law Enforcement authorities on Friday in Winter Park …

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MISSOURI: Terror Charge For Armed Man Who Wanted To “Test” 2nd Amendment Rights At Walmart [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Dmitriy Andreychenko walked into a Walmart in Missouri equipped with body armor, a handgun and a rifle less than a week after a gunman killed 22 people in a Walmart in Texas. He says it was a “social experiment” — and not intended to cause panic. “I wanted to know if that Walmart honored the 2nd amendment,” he …

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Walmart Pulls Video Game Displays, Still Sells Guns

USA Today reports: Following two shootings inside its stores, Walmart is removing violent video game displays and signs from stores, the retailer confirmed Thursday. Stores were sent a memo that called for “immediate action” to remove signing and displays that “contain violent themes or aggressive behavior.” The memo circulated on Twitter and Reddit, and Walmart officials confirmed its authenticity to …

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MISSOURI: Armed Man In Body Armor And Military Fatigues Sparks Panic, Evacuation At Walmart [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The armed man who walked into a Missouri Walmart store dressed in body armor and fatigues is “lucky to be alive” after being confronted at gunpoint by an off-duty firefighter, a police official said. No shots were fired in the incident that happened just after 4 p.m. Thursday in Springfield, Missouri, a city of around 160,000 in …

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Walmart Will Make No Change In Its Gun Sales Policy

Reuters reports: Walmart Inc, the largest firearms retailer in the country, said on Monday there has been no change in company policy on firearms sales after two mass shootings over the weekend. The company has issued no directives to stores around the country to change its policy, spokesman Randy Hargrove told Reuters. Walmart stopped selling assault-style rifles in 2015 and …

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Red-Caped Catholic Loons Vs “Demonic” Walmart

Just in via email from Tradition, Family, & Property: Walmart is selling a whole ensemble of Satanic products in its online store. These include statues of the devil, pentagram pendants and even the ‘Satanic Bible,’ written by the notorious Satanist, the founder of the Church of Satan, Anton LeVey. Walmart has come under fire—the fire of hell—for selling satanic products. …

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