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Wal-Mart finds uneven welcome

Ryan Allen discusses city's decisions to forego Wal-Mart stores.

"In the short run, in an era of a very slow recovery coming out of a recession most municipalities are desperate for jobs," said Ryan Allen, a professor of urban planning for the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs. "But 10 years out, will it prove to be a wise investment? That remains to be seen."

Star Tribune
March 24, 2012

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