Walmart http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Shrewsbury Commission Opposes Subsidies For Walmart http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/shrewsbury-commission-opposes-subsidies-walmart <p>The Tax Increment Financing Commission of a St. Louis County town is opposing $15 million in subsidies for&nbsp; a planned Walmart Super Center, but the project might still get the go-ahead.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/VRX4S6">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> the issue is generating strong feelings in Shrewsbury, where more than 200 people attended a commission meeting Wednesday night. Though the commission denied a recommendation for the subsidies, the Board of Aldermen will ultimately have final say, and many expect the board to override the commission.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:47:35 +0000 The Associated Press 8262 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Shrewsbury Commission Opposes Subsidies For Walmart Wrongful death suit filed in wake of Joplin disaster http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wrongful-death-suit-filed-wake-joplin-disaster <p>The wife and daughter of man killed inside a Walmart store when a massive tornado hit Joplin are suing.</p><p><a href="http://www.joplinglobe.com/crime_and_courts/x2056649811/Tornado-victim-s-family-names-Joplin-Wal-Mart-in-wrongful-death-suit">The Joplin Globe</a> reported that the wrongful death lawsuit names Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the store's manager as defendants. The case, initially filed in Jasper County Circuit Court, was transferred Friday to federal court.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 18:34:24 +0000 The Associated Press 4623 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wrongful death suit filed in wake of Joplin disaster Northwest Plaza up for sale again http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/northwest-plaza-sale-again <p>It was once the region&#39;s largest shopping mall. Some even billed it as the largest mall in the world.</p><p>Now, the vacant <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Plaza">Northwest Plaza</a> in St. Ann is <a href="http://www.auction.com/Missouri/commercial-auction-asset/193001725-1437-500-650-Northwest-Plaza-ST.-LOUIS-MO-63074.html">up for sale</a> by a group of lenders who need to get the 122-acre, 1.8 million square foot site off their books by 2012.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:44:58 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1727 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Northwest Plaza up for sale again