Financial Quarter Planned to Revitalize More of Downtown Little Rock

Financial Quarter Planned to Revitalize More of Downtown Little Rock

With hopes of revitalizing more of downtown Little Rock, studioMAIN is leading an effort to create the Financial Quarter, an area stretching from Sixth Street to the Arkansas River and Main Street to Broadway.
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Buddy Philpot Stepping Down as Walton Family Foundation Director

Philpot grew the Walton Family Foundation from $40 million in annual grants to $374 million in 2014, and from a four-person staff to more than 75 employees.
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WRI Partners to Launch Uncommon Communities Program in Arkansas

Five counties in Arkansas will benefit from an economic development initiative led by the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, the UA Cooperative Extension Service and Sandy and Vaughn Gresham of Oxford, Mississippi.
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Asa Hutchinson Says Work to Continue after Faith Summit

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Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Gives $7.9M to UAMS

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