LOS ANGELES -- California might have its quirks -- like porn stars running for governor -- but the state has never been known as anti-business. However, as Wal-Mart Stores gears up to put 40 Supercenters in the state within the next three to five years, the retailer has met stumbling blocks. Besides the 130 traditional stores it operates in the state, the first Supercenters -- units with full-line discount stores and supermarkets under one roof, ranging from 109,000 to 230,000 square feet, ...

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