NEWS WATCH: CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL SPLITS ON NEW WAL-MART STORES...FLEMING GETS OK TO SEEK REORGANIZATION PLAN APPROVAL...WILD OATS TO RAISE $100 MILLION IN DEBT OFFERING

CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL SPLITS ON NEW WAL-MART STORESvoted 32-15 in favor of zoning changes that would allow Wal-Mart Stores to open its first outlet here, published reports said. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant sought to construct a 150,000-square-foot superstore in a West Side neighborhood, but encountered vocal opposition from labor groups and some community leaders. The City Council voted

CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL SPLITS ON NEW WAL-MART STORES

voted 32-15 in favor of zoning changes that would allow Wal-Mart Stores to open its first outlet here, published reports said. The Bentonville, Ark.-based retail giant sought to construct a 150,000-square-foot superstore in a West Side neighborhood, but encountered vocal opposition from labor groups and some community leaders. The City Council voted against zoning changes that would allow Wal-Mart to build a second superstore in

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