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Walmart to open in Fort Lauderdale

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Walmart has announced plans to open its first store in Fort Lauderdale by the end of next year.

Construction for the new location, just west of Interstate 95 on the north side of Broward Boulevard, has been set to begin at the end of 2014.

The Walmart Supercenter store will create about 300 jobs and will provide affordable grocery options to the surrounding neighborhoods.

The store is expected to open by late 2015.

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