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city (2000 pop. 19,730), seat of Benton co., extreme NW Ark., in the Ozark Mts.; settled 1837 and named for Senator Thomas Hart BentonBenton, Thomas Hart,
1782–1858, U.S. Senator (1821–51), b. Hillsboro, N.C.

Benton moved to Tennessee in 1809, was admitted to the bar in 1811, and served (1809–11) in the state senate. In 1815, he went to St.
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. Local industries produce fabricated metal products, plastic molding, electronic equipment, textiles, cutting tools, modular homes, and foods, but the city is best known as the site of the headquarters of Wal-Mart, Inc., the retailing giant. The Wal-Mart visitors center is located in Sam WaltonWalton, Sam
(Samuel Moore Walton), 1918–92, American retailing executive, b. Kingfisher, Okla. After 17 years of operating franchise retail stores, he opened the first Wal-Mart Discount City in Rogers, Ark., in 1962.
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's original local variety store. Crystal Bridges (2011), a museum of American art built by Walton's daughter, Alice, and designed by Moshe SafdieSafdie, Moshe
, 1938–, Israeli-Canadian architect, b. Haifa. He grew up in Israel, moved to Canada with his family at 15, studied architecture at McGill Univ. and with Louis Kahn, and later opened an office in Montreal.
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, is located in Bentonville. Peel Mansion (1875) and its gardens are on the city's outskirts.
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Bob McCaslin served two terms as an alderman before being elected to his first term as mayor of Bentonville in November 2006.
KARACHI -- Five Ships, APL-Charleston, Maersk Atlantic, Maersk Bentonville, Chemroad Orsis and Lion-M carrying containers and Plam Oil and Furnace Oil took berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Oil Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Wednesday.
The City of Bentonville Electric Department is accepting formal bids on one (1) Underground Power Cable Puller.
com)-- Hufft Projects, the Design Collective known for its passion of quality craftsmanship and interest in the collaborative roles of the designer, fabricator and builder, is excited to announce the opening of a location in Bentonville, AR.
Justin Harris has been appointed to the position and he will also operate as vice president in the Bentonville market.
In its early years that meant renting an old garage near its offices in downtown Bentonville.
Johnson of Webster, MA and Katelyn Johnson of Bentonville, OH; three sons: Jeremiah F.
Democrat-Gazette editors sent some reporters, page designers, photographers and clerks to the Times in Fayetteville and others to the Daily Record in Bentonville, according to an account by Chad Hayworth in yesterday's Northwest Edition of the Arkansas Democrat.
Lucky for EBONY, we got to flock to Bentonville too in order to do a quick cover photo shoot to document this moment in time.
But the cruelest blow to Bentonville is a sudden decline in profits--down 26 percent in the second quarter of '06--the first decline in ten years.
In "The 40 Best Companies for Diversity" (July 2006), Wal-Mart's headquarters is listed in Bentonville, Arizona.
Your article regarding Jewish families bringing diversity to Wal-Mart's Bible Belt town of Bentonville, Ark.