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In Arkansas, Seven Campaigns Aim for Alcohol Sales

In Arkansas, Seven Campaigns Aim for Alcohol Sales
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is among companies that have contributed this year to organizations seeking local elections on alcohol sales.

Five counties and two cities are collecting signatures in hopes that voters can decide in November whether to allow alcohol sales in their communities.
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Cantrell Office, Midtown Property Sold in Million-Dollar Deals

Two Little Rock properties, an office building and a commercial site, provide this week's dynamic duo of million-dollar real estate transactions.
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At Wal-Mart, Doug McMillon's Total Pay Rises to $19.8M

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. President and CEO C. Douglas McMillon saw his total compensation increase 2.1 percent to $19.8 million for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31 compared with the previous year.
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