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- Walmart will now require customers to wear masks while shopping in its stores. Walmart U.S. chief operating officer Dacona Smith and Sam’s Club chief operating officer Lance de la Rosa wrote in a corporate blog post that approximately 65 percent of Walmart’s and Sam’s Club’s stores are located within areas with mask mandates.
- This mask requirement for Kroger customers will go into effect on Wednesday, July 22. The announcement from Kroger comes on the heels of a similar mask requirement from Walmart, the world’s largest retailer. Both companies announced the mask requirement on Wednesday, July 15.
- AY About You food editor Kevin Shalin takes readers on a tour of three of the area’s most prominent markets: Me & McGee Market, The Curve Market and The Bramble Market.
- Jerry the Bulldog – Arkansas Tech University’s campus ambassador – is celebrating his seventh birthday tomorrow. The university is inviting admirers to wish him a happy birthday through his Facebook Live event tomorrow afternoon.