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Wal-Mart files suit to slash property assessments in half

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Wal-Mart, owner through its business trust of a retail store in the town of Johnstown and the giant 157,000-square-foot distribution center in the city of Johnstown, has filed suit in State Supreme Court to try to chop its assessments by more than half. The suits, filed by the Buffalo law firm of Kavinoky Cook, seeks to reduce the distribution center assessment from $35.6 million to $15.9 million and the store assessment from $5.5 million to ...

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July 14, 2011
3:01 p.m.

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Walmart apologist/spokesman Paul Harvey used to tell us, "Folks, you cannot find a better neighbor in your community than your local Walmart".


Walmart's idea of "fair": $0

Pay WALMART what THEY think the properties are worth then resell the properties to TARGET and other retailers. This is the type of action Walmart takes in every community they put themselves in.