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Walmart breaks ground on new South Side store

A ground-breaking was held for a new Walmart Tuesday in Chicago's Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
A ground-breaking was held for a new Walmart Tuesday in Chicago's Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

Alderman Latasha Thomas of the 17th Ward joined Walmart representatives for the ceremony.

The South Side store at 76th Street and Ashland will create about 130 new jobs for the community.

It will sell food, electronics, clothing and other merchandise.

The store is expected to open sometime early next year.

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