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Chicken firms up yields as prices rise

posted: 12/16/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Demand for chicken has led Tyson Foods Inc. and competitors to increase production to placate shareholders who fear rising broiler prices will eventually take a bite out of company margins.

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posted: 12/16/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Tyson to withdraw from lobbying group

Arkansas' only WestPoint Home outlet closing later this month

posted: 12/15/2017 10:42 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas’ only WestPoint Home outlet is closing just before Christmas, its store manager said Friday.

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posted: 12/15/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Pay back One Bank, U.S. orders ex-CFO

Ill, wanted to leave, Arkansas senator says of stifled dicamba plan

posted: 12/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

Illness prompted state Sen. Bill Sample to make a motion Tuesday to reject proposed restrictions on a herbicide before farmers and others attending a committee hearing in Little Rock had a chance to testify, he said Wednesday.

Dassault cancels Falcon 5X project

posted: 12/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Paris-based Dassault Aviation, which owns a completion center at Little Rock's Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field, said Wednesday that it is canceling development of its newest aircraft, the long-range Falcon 5X.

U.K. maker of parts buys Micro Plastics operation in Flippin

posted: 12/14/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas plastic-maker Micro Plastics Inc. has been acquired by a component-maker based in the United Kingdom.


updated: 12/14/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Entergy's 3.75% rise gets PSC's approval

Wal-Mart gives workers a way to get paid earlier

posted: 12/13/2017 5:11 p.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is providing workers with an app aimed at helping them budget their money and get paid before payday.


updated: 12/13/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Chicken-line speed comments end today

Printing of 4 papers to move to Little Rock press

posted: 12/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

WEHCO Newspapers will cease printing at its press plants in Texarkana and El Dorado and shift that production to Little Rock, the company announced Monday.

Dicamba is issue today at Arkansas Capitol

posted: 12/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas isn't the only state restricting the use of dicamba, but so far it is the only one facing the courtroom wrath of Monsanto, the St. Louis-based seed and chemical company.

Morrilton meat firm to expand, add jobs

posted: 12/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Morrilton Packing Co. plans to expand its operations, the firm said Monday.

Index dips as tech, energy fuel markets

posted: 12/12/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, fell 1.49 to 400.87 Monday.

State home sales post October best, up 8.5%

posted: 12/12/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Home sales in Arkansas rose 8.5 percent in October compared with October last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said.






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