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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chairman Rob Walton speaking during the 2015 shareholders' meeting at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
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Mile-High Net Worth Puts Walmart Heir Atop NFLLock Icon

And there’s another owner with strong Arkansas ties in the top 10 of richest football owners. read more >
A rendering of Cherokee Nation Businesses’ planned $225 million casino complex in Pope County. The company is waiting to resolve remaining legal challenges before starting construction.
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Pope County Casino Still on Hold

Cherokee Nation Businesses’ $225 million Legends Resort & Casino in Pope County, expected to create more than 1,000 direct jobs, remains on hold amid lingering litigation. read more >
Jerry Jones is the majority stockholder in Comstock Resources Inc.

In Gas Price Spike, CenterPoint Conserves as Jones’ Company Notes Price Jump

As natural gas prices skyrocketed in a winter power crisis and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' production company benefited from the price spike, gas utility CenterPoint Energy pleaded with customers to continue to conserve even as polar temperatures rise above freezing in many states for the first time in over a week. read more >
Warren Stephens has steered the family ship for longer than anyone, leading Stephens Inc. for more than 30 years.

Arkansans on Trump Group That Will Consult on Reopening US Economy

President Trump is enlisting advisers from nearly all sectors of American commerce, the medical field and elected office to help shape his plan to reopen the economy. read more >
The 232 acres, outlined in approximate dimensions above, sits near Kessler Mountain Regional Park in Fayetteville.
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Razorback Foundation Makes $6M Deal (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

The Razorback Foundation sold 232 acres in south Fayetteville for $6 million to Ashton McCombs, president of the water treatment company Phigenics. read more >
Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Acxiom Corp. Employees To Remain In Conway, Little Rock

Acxiom Corp. employees will remain in Conway and Little Rock, some working for LiveRamp and others for Acxiom Marking Solutions, the business unit Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. of New York is buying for $2.3 billion. read more >
Public Companies

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Acxiom Corp. of Conway says it is cutting 2 percent of its global workforce of about 3,300 as it combine its Audience Solutions and Marketing Services divisions into a new business unit called Acxiom Marketing Solutions. The company declined to say how many Arkansas workers would be affected. read more >
Ron Crawford
Health Care / Investments / Manufacturing

Update: $1.5M Lawsuit Over Digital Training Platform DismissedLock Icon

A lawsuit by Ron Crawford, who sought to recover more than $500,000 plus $1 million in punitive damages over an investment in a mobile platform for athlete training, is dismissed after both the plaintiffs and defendants requested it. read more >
Tom Schueck
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The Influencers: Tom Schueck of Lexicon Inc.Lock Icon

After building Schueck Steel into a family of companies under the Lexicon corporate banner, Tom Schueck has developed a secondary career of sorts. read more >
Charles Morgan
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Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State’s Computer, Data Sector

Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston. read more >
Jim Lindsey, once a football star for the Razorbacks, became a northwest Arkansas legend in land development.

Business Icons: Jim Lindsey Builds Real Estate Empire from Toughness

An initial investment from money made playing football led to a real estate career that spawned a development conglomerate — made up of such companies as Lindsey & Associates and Lindsey Management — that oversees 145 apartment complexes throughout the mid-South. read more >
Jim Walton
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Forbes List of Richest People for 2015 Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

The list once again is led by Microsoft's Bill Gates. Wal-Mart heir Jim Walton leads a group of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state included on the list. read more >
Alice Walton
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Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week. read more >
Jerry Jones
Education / Investments / Real Estate

Jerry Jones Gives $10.65M to University of Arkansas Athletic Department

The Jones' gift is a combination of cash to be paid over a five-year period and land donated to the Razorback Foundation. The donation will address several projects of the university's athletics department, including a 55,000-SF student-athlete center. read more >
Jerry Jones
Investments / Real Estate

Jerry Jones Buys Land for $7M, Gives Ownership to Razorback Foundation

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones bought 254 acres in south Fayetteville for about $7.3 million. Jones purchased the property from Chambers Bank of Danville. read more >
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Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys Top $3B in Value

The Dallas Cowboys are once again ranked as the top U.S. sports franchise, topping $3 billion value, according to Forbes magazine. read more >
Mike Beebe
Education / Government & Politics

Mike Beebe: Reallocate Resources for School Broadband

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says the state can reallocate $15 million to expand broadband access to schools that are lacking fast Internet connections. read more >
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Oily Deals: Pattern Emerging in Questionable Arkoma Gas Transactions

Jerry Jones has always pleaded innocent in the controversial 1982 Arkla-Arkoma gas deal, a deal worth at least $174.8 million when the final numbers were tallied last fall. This January, a ratepayers’ class-action suit declared the deal an insider’s rip-off for Arkansas gas consumers who got stuck with an $80 million overcharge bill that went straight into Jones’ bulging bank account. read more >
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M. David Howell’s Debts May Total $60 Million

M. David Howell, the former bank CEO in Little Rock and Fayetteville who died in a Beverly Hills hotel on Oct. 23, may have received $60 million or more from investors to whom he promised exorbitant returns, sources have told Arkansas Business. read more >
Nonprofits / Public Companies

Acxiom’s Jerry Jones Joins Heifer International Board

Jerry C. Jones of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock has been elected to an at-large position of the board of directors of international nonprofit Heifer International. read more >