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• The Washington Post reports that Walmart has decided to build a new Orange County, Virginia, store three miles west of the one it originally targeted, which was the subject of considerable controversy because of its proximity to a Civil War battlefield site.

Civil War Trust president James Lighthizer tells the that by choosing an alternative site, “Wal-Mart has demonstrated that preservation groups and retailers can work together to find universally beneficial resolutions.”
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