Walmart Ends Health Insurance for Some

(CNN) — Walmart is cutting health insurance for some of its part-time employees. The world’s biggest retailer announced on a blog that workers with fewer than 30 hours a week will no longer qualify for its health insurance plan. The company says the change will affect about 2 percent of its U.S. workforce of 1.3 … Continue reading »

Walmart Offering Checking Accounts

(CNN) — Walmart is getting into the banking business. The nation’s largest retailer is teaming up with Green Dot Bank to offer a low fee checking account. The GoBank account will include a MasterCard debit card and checking. Customers can avoid minimum balance fees, overdraft charges and monthly fees by having $500 placed in an … Continue reading »

Trending Now: OSU Oops, Cute Interview

EUGENE, Ore.– Here is what’s trending on Wednesday. Walmart makes a big oops on its OSU notebooks, Broadway announces the first ever African American Cinderella, and a 6 year old’s live interview turns him into an online sensation.

Alleged Shoplifter Leaves Kids Behind

DELAND, Fla. (CNN) — Most parents shop with their kids and leave with their kids. But apparently not 26-year-old Rebecca Stoltz, who went from petty shoplifting to sitting in jail for serious charges like child abuse. Police say Stoltz went shopping at Walmart with her 6-year-old daughter and 9-year-old stepdaughter. But when she tried stealing … Continue reading »

Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The new Walmart Neighborhood Market opened its doors Wednesday morning near Gateway Mall. It’s strictly a grocery store and about one fifth of the size of a Walmart Supercenter. Shoppers we spoke with say they’re excited about the convenience the store brings. “I live about a half a mile from here and … Continue reading »

Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s a new neighborhood market in town. Walmart Neighborhood Market opened its doors near the Gateway Mall at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. This isn’t a typical Walmart though; it mainly sells groceries with a few rows of household items. The store hired around 100 full- and part-time workers to staff the new … Continue reading »

Walmart Market Preps for Grand Opening

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Walmart Neighborhood Market at Gateway Mall is getting ready to open in a few weeks. It’s not a typical Walmart store. It mainly sells groceries and has a few rows of household items. Walmart says this is the first neighborhood market opening in the area. “We are at the merchandising stage. … Continue reading »

Residents React to Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents say a shooting in a local store parking lot came as a surprise. Neighbors near the Walmart on Olympic Street say they regularly shop at the store and a shooting is the last thing they would expect to happen; but, they’re relieved at how quickly police handled the situation. Barbara Bradley … Continue reading »

Walmart Begins Hiring for New Market

EUGENE, Ore. — Walmart is opening a neighborhood market and looking to hire up to 95 employees. The manager, Cooper Osima, says the store will hire for both full and part-time positions. Those interested can apply at the Walmart Supercenter located on Olympic Street in Springfield or the employment office in Eugene. Osima says customers … Continue reading »

Walmart Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are asking for your help in finding a man who robbed a Walmart at gunpoint Friday morning. Police say it was a chaotic morning, and they’re searching for any clues that might lead to an arrest. Just before 9 a.m. police say they got a call about a man who ran … Continue reading »

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