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Walmart opens near Heights despite opposition

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HOUSTON (FOX 26) -

Neighbors have been fighting it for years but now, it's open for business.

Friday, the first Walmart Super Center opened at the edge of the Heights, inside the 610 Loop.

Neighbors organized to try to stop its construction.  They said they are worried about increased traffic and crime.

Walmart representatives said the company will provide jobs and financial contributions to the neighborhood.

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