Daily Archives: February 20, 2016

When Wal-Mart leaves Small Town USA behind. PBS NewsHour

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The Winnsboro, South Carolina, Wal-Mart Super Center was one of three in the state to shutter its doors last month, joining more than 150 stores nationwide. For 18 years it had served as the town’s center of commercial operations and employed over 160 people. NewsHour’s Christopher Booker reports on the impact of Wal-Mart leaving town. Video PBS NewsHour

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How will Iran choose its next Supreme Leader? PBS NewsHour

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Iranians will go to the polls next week to choose a new Parliament, as well as select the council that will in turn choose the country’s next Supreme Leader after Ayatollah Khamenei’s death. But how will the recent nuclear deal with the U.S. affect voting? William Brangham talks to NPR’s Steve Inskeep, who has just returned from a research trip in Iran, for more on the political scene there.. PBS NewsHour video.

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