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September 4, 2014

When I look around the country, I’m struck by how similar the home improvement/LBM stores are in appearance and experience. In HBO’s "Deadwood," set in the 1870s gold rush in South Dakota, Timothy Olyphant’s character, Sheriff Seth Bullock, and his partner own a hardware store selling picks, shovels and prospecting hardware to the miners coming into town hoping to strike it rich.

January 11, 2013

An irate customer planted a fake grenade in the lumber department of a Lowe’s in Texas, prompting an evacuation of the store. The January 9 incident, reported by the Houston Chronicle, began around 1:15 p.m. when the suspect entered the store with a hollowed-out grenade. 

July 23, 2012

Sheriff deputies arrested a Land O’ Lakes, Fla., man for defrauding Home Depot of approximately $14,000 in a scam involving chandeliers, according to a report by WTSP NBC News.

February 11, 2011

A semi-trailer full of washers, dryers and television sets -- most of them allegedly purchased from Home Depot and Lowe’s using stolen credit cards -- was pulled over by sheriff deputies in Parma, Mich., according to an article in the Jackson Citizen Patriot. 

September 1, 2010

Two men suspected of stealing power tools from a Southern California Home Depot were arrested...