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Wal-Mart Revives Expansion Plans in L.A. Suburb

One year ago, residents of Inglewood, Calif., voted to block the development of a Wal-Mart superstore. NPR's Farai Chideya talks with California assemblyman Jerome Horton and Wal-Mart's vice-president of corporate affairs Bob McAdam, about on-going negotiations over the corporation's expansion plans in the city.

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Farai Chideya
Farai Chideya is a multimedia journalist who has worked in print, television, online, and radio. Prior to joining NPR's News & Notes, Chideya hosted Your Call, a daily news and cultural call-in show on San Francisco's KALW 91.7 FM. Chideya has also been a correspondent for ABC News, anchored the prime time program Pure Oxygen on the Oxygen women's channel, and contributed commentaries to CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and BET. She got her start as a researcher and reporter at Newsweek magazine. In 1997 Newsweek named her to its "Century Club" of 100 people to watch.