December 22, 2014
This is the 14th supercenter to be built in the state, and the first in Sparks.
Company officials say it will be a boon for the local economy, employing 500 new people.
Local economy say the supercenter is good and bad for the community.
Good: because it brings new jobs.
Bad: because it could drive out similar mom and pop stores which have better quality but higher prices.
In the past, Wal-mart has come under fire from critics for paying low wages and having low skilled workers.
Sparks city leaders say they wouldn't have approved the project if it wouldn't be a benefit to its citizens.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.