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Tom Allen Named to United Bank Board of Directors

United Bank has named a new member to its board of directors. The bank announced that Tom Allen would be joining the board. Allen is the executive vice president, principal and executive broker for Cushman & Wakefield | Sage Partners. In addition, Allen is a member of Cushman & Wakefield |...

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Daily Digest: January 20, 2020

Momentum Accelerator Aims to Empower Minority Women-Owned Businesses Every business needs momentum to succeed. Some develop momentum through word-of-mouth or through a publicity campaigns. No matter what route entrepreneurs take, developing this momentum can be a difficult process on the way to...

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David Glass, Former Walmart CEO, Dies at 84

Former Walmart CEO David Glass died last week of complications from pneumonia, his family announced Friday. Glass, 84, served as Walmart’s chief executive from 1988 to 2000. He also was the sole owner of Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals from 2000 until 2019. “I am deeply...

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Governor’s Address: It’s the Right Thing to Do

Today I’d like to discuss my decision to allow a limited number of refugees to relocate legally in Arkansas after they have been vetted and cleared by agencies of the United States. The refugees are coming here after suffering violence and religious persecution. Others are allowed in because they...

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Daily Digest: January 17, 2020

Alice Walton Creates Whole Health Institute and Chopra Library Alice Walton is setting out to improve health care in Arkansas and beyond. On Wednesday, the Walmart scion announced the creation of the Whole Health Institute and Chopra Library in Northwest Arkansas. The new institutions will be...