Walmart is responding to protesters who don’t want a super-center built in Holyoke. The retail giant says it offers jobs with affordable health care and opportunity for advancement. Mayor Alex Morse recently spoke out against the store proposed for Whiting Farms Road, saying the net benefit would be negative. It may be too late, because a purchase and sale agreement has been signed on the commercially-zoned parcel owned by Holyoke Gas and Electric.
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.
Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.
The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.
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