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Recent Crystal Bridges Acquisitions Believed to Total $64 Million
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Recent Crystal Bridges Acquisitions Believed to Total $64 Million

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Friday announced a number of new acquisitions, bringing to $64.4 million the estimated value of recently announced art purchases.
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Amazeum Tells Opening Date, Changes Name to Honor Scott Family

Leaders of the Amazeum, a $21.5 million children's museum under construction in Bentonville, announced that the museum will open July 15 and that it has changed its name to the Scott Family Amazeum.
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Lindsey's Resort Closes Amid $3M Foreclosure Lawsuit

Lindsey's Resort on the Little Red River in Heber Springs has announced that it is closing, the result of a $3 million foreclosure lawsuit filed by its bank.
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Environmentalist Calls for Strict Oversight of Hog Farm Near Buffalo River

Environmentalists must be vocal in their opposition to a hog farm near the Buffalo National River watershed because it's not only a potential threat to the pristine waterway but also the economy of the region, the chairman of the Pulaski County Ozark Society said Friday.
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Today Is Final Day for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Nominations

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Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.5 Percent

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Asa Hutchinson Names Mike Preston as New AEDC Director

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced Mike Preston as the new executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Preston previously served as director of government relations for Enterprise Florida. read more >

Video: Mavis Lindsey on the Closure of Lindsey's Resort

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Arkansas State University to Hold Women's Business Leadership Conference April 2

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is holding a Women's Business Leadership Conference on April 2 in Centennial Hall at the Carl R. Reng Student Union and at the Delta Center for Economic Development. read more >

Archie Schaffer IV Plans Big Star Bar in Beaver Electric Building

Archie Schaffer IV last week moved one step closer to opening his Big Star bar in Fayetteville, the first solo venture for the northwest Arkansas restaurateur. Schaffer received conditional approval of his private club permit from Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control. read more >

Conway Builders Enjoying Boom as City Expands

The city of Conway is on the verge — if it hasn't reached it yet — of a boom in commercial real estate availability. Just up Interstate 40 from Little Rock, the city has been the host of several recent development projects and is set to begin more in the coming years. read more >

Beall Barclay Adds Two to Team (Movers & Shakers)

Josh Masters has been admitted as a member of Beall Barclay & Co. PLC, and Travis Teague has been admitted as a member of Beall Barclay Wealth Management LLC, both in Fort Smith. read more >

$6 Million Transaction Visits LR Airport Hotel (Real Deals)

A 201-room hotel and adjoining restaurant in east Little Rock tipped the scales at $6 million. Two Walgreens were sold for a combined $10.7 million. And the Village Shopping Center in Little Rock rang up a $3.04 million sale. read more >

Gabe Holmstrom to Lead Downtown Little Rock Partnership

The Downtown Little Rock Partnership on Friday announced Gabe Holmstrom as its new executive director. read more >

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