Walmart plans Oak Grove store

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Walmart plans to build a smaller "neighborhood market" at the former G.I. Joe's store on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard.

Wal-Mart aims to use the existing building in Oak Grove that has sat empty since Joe's liquidated. The building would be made slightly smaller to make room for a loading zone and more spaces would be added to the parking lot.

The retailer submitted a development application to Clackamas County and the period for community input ended last week. A number of Oak Grove residents have said they're concerned about increased traffic and Wal-Mart's affect on local businesses.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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