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Medical marijuana sales are proving to be icing on the state's revenue cake nearly two years after the first dispensaries opened in Arkansas.
Why it matters: Northwest Arkansas has become a key driver of the state's medical marijuana industry and of the sales tax revenue Arkansas collects on each purchase.
The city of Rogers will pay for renovations at the 94-year-old Victory Theater.
What's happening: David Hook, facilities manager for the city, tells Axios the work includes:
A $518,000 grant for UA's Venture Intern Program that pairs undergraduates with early-stage ventures will support internships through 2023.
Why it matters: NWA's startup community is small compared to major metros — fostering an entrepreneurial spirit will help grow the community and sustain the area's economy long-term.
Tyson Foods announced this morning that it will strive to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its global operations and supply chain by 2050.