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Town’s sharing Walmart proceeds deemed a worthy tactic

When communities try to attract new businesses, often it involves a business leaving one municipality to set up shop in the village next door.

Such was the case in the 2009 move of Sam’s Club from Lansing to Calumet City. Or when Napleton Honda and Best Buy moved from Calumet City to Lansing.

Officials who handle economic development for area communities were interested in what happened in Glenwood, where a Walmart store is likely to shut down and relocate to the north in Homewood as a Super Walmart, filling a gap created last year when a Super Kmart store closed…Please click here to read  Gregory Tejeda and Paul Czapkowicz ‘s story in the Times.

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