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Board for dicamba ban, sets hearing

posted: 09/22/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

The state Plant Board on Thursday recommended a ban on spraying the dicamba herbicide on cropland between April 16 and Oct. 31 and referred the issue to a public hearing on Nov. 8.

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posted: 09/22/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Windstream drops 21 workers, 18 in LR

Retailer H&M sets opening date for store at Little Rock's Park Plaza mall

posted: 09/21/2017 4:09 p.m. Comments 2

The first of Little Rock’s two planned H&M stores is set to open next month, the company said Thursday.

Siloam Springs plant to close, 238 jobs end

posted: 09/21/2017 2:11 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas vegetable production plant employing more than 230 workers is closing after owner Del Monte Foods said it's selling its subsidiary Sager Creek Vegetable to McCall Farms Inc.

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updated: 09/21/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Organic farms double in state, U.S. says

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updated: 09/21/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Colliers, Irwin firms in real estate merger

Wal-Mart to offer extra holiday hours for current workers

posted: 09/20/2017 9:41 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart won't be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last year, it will offer extra hours to its current workers.

Tyson cancels plans for Kansas complex resisted by residents

posted: 09/20/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods on Tuesday canceled a plan to build a high-tech chicken processing facility in northeastern Kansas.

Storms adding to struggles to hire skilled labor, truckers

posted: 09/20/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Competition for skilled laborers and truck drivers has increased after flooding in south Texas, Florida and the Caribbean islands sapped the number of available workers, new studies shows.

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posted: 09/20/2017 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock law firms set to merge Oct. 1

Bank of the Ozarks to build new 44-acre headquarters in Little Rock

posted: 09/19/2017 3:55 p.m. Discuss

Bank of the Ozarks CEO George Gleason announced plans for the bank's new headquarters at a news conference in Little Rock on Tuesday.

City gives iconic Arkansas hotel a fix-it timeline, backs off threat to close it

posted: 09/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Hot Springs officials have backed off on their threat to close the Arlington Hotel Resort and Spa on Nov. 8 and instead have given the new owners of the landmark hotel a timeline in which to develop a plan to fix the problems that prompted the threat.

FAA chief visits 2 state airports

posted: 09/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- The director of the Federal Aviation Administration inspected air travel needs in Northwest Arkansas on Monday while a debate about trucking held up approval of the agency's budget.

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posted: 09/19/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Kansas panel stalls Tyson-plant bonds

ON COMPUTERS: Dating sites cut to chase, target singles of specific political leanings

posted: 09/18/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Given the current division in American politics, we decided to investigate dating sites that could eliminate arguments at the breakfast table (and beyond). Here goes:






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