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WinCo Foods is an employee-run supermarket business originally founded in Idaho by Ralph Ward and Bud Williams under the name Waremart. WinCo ran stores under the names Waremart Food Centers and Cub Foods before changing its name to WinCo Foods (short for Winning Company) in 1999. Bill Long has served as president of WinCo foods since 1978. As of 2004 WinCo has over 43 stores in the states of Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Oregon, the first letters of which form the name "WinCo". This work is copyrighted. ... Exterior appearance of typical supermarket (Safeway Inc. ... State nickname: Gem State Other U.S. States Capital Boise Largest city Boise Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages none Area 216,632 km² (14th)  - Land 214,499 km²  - Water 2,133 km² (0. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: The Evergreen State Other U.S. States Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Governor Christine Gregoire (D) Senators Patty Murray (D) Maria Cantwell (D) Official languages None Area 184,824 km² (18th)  - Land 172,587 km²  - Water 12,237 km² (6. ... State nickname: Gem State Other U.S. States Capital Boise Largest city Boise Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages none Area 216,632 km² (14th)  - Land 214,499 km²  - Water 2,133 km² (0. ... State nickname: Silver State, Battle Born State (official) Other U.S. States Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Governor Kenny Guinn (R) Senators Harry Reid (D) John Ensign (R) Official languages None Area 286,367 km² (7th)  - Land 284,396 km²  - Water 1,971 km² (0. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ...


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WinCo Foods - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (231 words)
WinCo Foods is an employee-owned supermarket business headquartered in Boise, Idaho.
WinCo ran stores under the names Waremart Food Centers and Cub Foods before changing its name to WinCo Foods (short for Winning Company) in 1999.
As of 2006 WinCo has 54 stores in the states of Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Oregon.
UFCW | Winco Foods Faces Worker Lawsuit (9/6) (536 words)
Lino Paul, a former Winco worker and Sudanese refugee, announced a lawsuit today that will be filed in federal court charging Winco with racketeering and violation of federal labor law.
Paul was fired by Winco for a minor infraction on the job as a cashier.
Winco even goes so far as to illegally indemnify the captive employee "association" for its failures to represent the workers.
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