A Seymour, Indiana based farm voluntarily recalled more than 200 million eggs in nine states Friday.
Some economists say the one-time bonuses cost chains like Walmart far less than permanent raises and accompanying increases in benefits.
The Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Trust Fund is suing Wal-Mart for information about whether company directors were aware of a bribery scandal in Mexico.
Kokomo is receiving $50,000 from the grant, in part because of the county's high unemployment.
Layaway programs are coming back to assist families for the holidays.