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Firms' role in low cattle prices getting a look

posted: 05/01/2016 3:10 a.m. Discuss

Meatpackers -- including Cargill, JBS and Tyson Foods -- are facing a possible Government Accountability Office investigation over business practices that an advocate for cattlemen says cost the cattle industry millions of dollars.

Banking by phone gaining traction

posted: 05/01/2016 3:08 a.m. Discuss

The use of mobile banking -- consumers accessing bank services using a mobile phone -- continues to increase, according to an annual survey by the Federal Reserve Board.

Casino kitchens serious about homegrown

posted: 05/01/2016 3:06 a.m. Discuss

QUAPAW, Okla. -- The latest trend in cuisine at Downstream Casino Resort might be considered a regional farm-to-poker-table system.

Wal-Mart exec wins 'Coolest Marathon,' on top of the world

posted: 05/01/2016 3:02 a.m. Discuss

Dorn Wenninger describes himself as an adventurous person, and it was apparent as he hunkered down in a tent for three days at the North Pole.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Pulp mill for Clark County a long time coming, took a lot of work

posted: 05/01/2016 3 a.m. Discuss

If pressed, Eric Hughes, chairman of the Economic Development Corp. of Clark County, could make an educated guess about the information on his business cards.

Women Who Weld seeks parity

posted: 05/01/2016 3 a.m. Discuss

DETROIT -- A half-dozen women recently sat around a table at a Detroit studio, leaning in as instructor Ralph Taylor taught them to weld.

German watchmakers turn back time

posted: 05/01/2016 2:54 a.m. Discuss

The east German village of Glashuette doesn't look like much: just a handful of streets stretching up and down a narrow valley from a bare station platform, where trains depart once an hour for the 45-minute trip to Dresden.

Oyster farms, bird vie for N.J. beach turf

posted: 05/01/2016 2:53 a.m. Discuss

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Oyster farming is the kind of business an environmentalist should love: it doesn't use harmful chemicals or deplete natural resources, and the locally grown shellfish actually help clean the water.

Bummer: Hip new Whole Foods stores won't offer tattoos

posted: 05/01/2016 2:53 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Whole Foods is preparing for the opening of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won't be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet.

OIL AND GAS REPORT

posted: 05/01/2016 2:52 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 0 well completions and 6 well recompletions. By county, they were:

PATENTS AWARDED

posted: 05/01/2016 2:51 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 05/01/2016 2:50 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

posted: 05/01/2016 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 03/28/2016 through 04/01/2016:

BUSINESS AWARDS

posted: 05/01/2016 2:47 a.m. Discuss

Bridgestone Americas Tube Business in Russellville received an improvement award in worker health and safety by the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s Safety and Health Improvement Program.

BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 05/01/2016 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Amy Whitehead was appointed to a three-year term with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Community Development Advisory Council. Also serving this year are Terrance Clark, Martie North and Deborah Temple.

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