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August 15th

Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook on shopper worries

August 15, 2013

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit and revenue outlook Thursday as the world's largest retailer expects a tough economy at home and abroad to continue to squeeze its low-income shoppers through the rest of the year.

Wal-Mart also reported second-quarter results that missed Wall Street estimates. The company's stock fell nearly 2 percent in premarket trading.

The spring and early summer showed some improvement from the first quarter, but overall, it's been a tough first half of the year for the discounter.

NOTICE: Road closure in Benton until 6 p.m.

August 15, 2013

According to the city of Benton, Sharon Road between Elaine and Ruth streets will be closed today, Aug. 15, until 6 p.m.

August 14th

Geneaology and local history subject of library event

August 14, 2013

Steve Perdue, head of genealogy/local history at the Saline County Library, will be available to answer your genealogy and local history questions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Boswell Library in Bryant. Call 501-778-4766 to make an appointment.

 

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