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UPDATE: Don Bacigalupi Leaving Crystal Bridges to Lead George Lucas' Chicago Museum
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UPDATE: Don Bacigalupi Leaving Crystal Bridges to Lead George Lucas' Chicago Museum

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville announces that Don Bacigalupi will leave as president but will retain his place on the museum's board.
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Arvest Consumer Survey: Arkansans' Opinion of Economy Improving

Arkansas consumer sentiment is up slightly in Arvest Bank's most recent survey, but it's still lower than surrounding states and considerably lower than the national outlook on the economy.
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UAMS Northwest Opens Comprehensive Rehabilitation Clinic

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a comprehensive rehabilitation clinic on its northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville, it announced Tuesday.
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Johnelle Hunt on Shifting Gears After Trucking To Reach Pinnacle

Arkansas Business talks with Johnelle Hunt, who, along with her late husband, J.B., founded J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell.
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Wendy Riggs Named Walton Arts Center's VP of Operations

Walton Arts Center named Wendy Riggs as its vice president of operations. Riggs' management will include the oversight of a $20 million renovation of the Walton Arts Center and the newly opened Wal-Mart AMP in Rogers. read more >

Little Greek Restaurant Opens in Fayetteville

Little Greek Restaurant is expanding into northwest Arkansas. The Florida-based Greek restaurant opens its second location in Arkansas on Wednesday read more >

Tyson Foods Posts Record Quarterly Sales

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports a 47 percent decline in quarterly net income on record sales of $10.1 billion as the meat processor continues to integrate the biggest acquisition of its history, Hillshire Brands Inc. of Chicago. read more >

Grub's Bar & Grille Expands to Fort Smith

Fort Smith lost MarketPlace Grill but is gaining a Grub's Bar & Grille in its place. read more >

Tyson Family Stock Nears $3 Billion; Waltons No. 1 On Top Stockholders List

The second-wealthiest family in northwest Arkansas, the Tysons, saw their stock holdings increase by nearly $1 billion over the past year — an increase of more than 40 percent. read more >

Investment, Jobs Buoy Fort Smith's Chaffee Crossing

Chaffee Crossing, the 7,000-acre Army surplus property in Fort Smith, continues to be a popular development destination in its new civilian life, playing host to a spate of expansion and relocation announcements during the past year. read more >

Cameron Smith & Associates' Mission To Put More Women in Public Company Boardrooms

Diversity on corporate boards has been an issue for years. Most companies recognize that having directors from varied backgrounds isn't simply a theoretical matter of equity; it's a matter of performance. Cameron Smith wants to use the contacts built up over 20 years of helping to put women on corporate boards. And women — particularly in Arkansas — could use his help. read more >

Has Alice Walton Made Another Art Purchase?

Today, the New York Times notes speculation surrounding the new owner of one of Jasper John's "Flag" paintings, which sold Tuesday at Sotheby's. Could it be a certain art collector with a museum in northwest Arkansas? read more >

Crystal Bridges Exhibition Rated No. 1 Must-See by Artnet News

No. 1 on the list must-see shows from Artnet News was State of the Art, the exhibition of contemporary American art by emerging and undiscovered artists at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. read more >

James Van Doren: I Shouldn't Have Signed the Plea Agreement

James Van Doren freely admits he was weak and didn't do the right thing. The New York investment banker isn't talking about his involvement in financial dealings that culminated in his being sentenced last week to 15 months in federal prison. read more >

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