Another Wal-Fart

from USA TODAY: Billionaires Bill and Nancy Laurie angered University of Missouri fans, students and alumni by naming the new sports arena on campus after their daughter Paige, who did not attend Mizzou. The couple were given the naming rights after donating $25 million toward the $75 million athletic complex.
Nancy Laurie is the daughter of the late Bud Walton, co-founder of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
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Then, last week, Paige Laurie’s freshman roommate at the University of Southern California, Elena Martinez, said in an interview on ABC’s 20/20 that Laurie paid her about $20,000 over 3

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. After working for seven agencies in five states and freelancing for several more, I ventured out on my own in 2009. Today, as head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon, I'm focused on providing effective integrated marketing solutions to mid-market clients.