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Suburb Calls for More Large Retailers

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Suburb Calls for More Large Retailers

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Suburb Calls for More Large Retailers

Suburb Calls for More Large Retailers

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Some communities fight with all their might against "big box" retailers coming into their neighborhoods. One suburb near Baltimore, Md., would welcome such stores. Residents of Randallstown — a middle-class, mostly black community — say although the town has gained in wealth, it lacks brand-name retail stores and restaurants found in nearby neighborhoods. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley.