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Northwest Arkansas banking market holds strong

posted: 03/26/2017 midnight Discuss

The banking sector is strong in Northwest Arkansas and bankers and financial analysts expect it to stay that way, even as they plan for higher interest rates.

Local food, restaurants and brews give Northwest Arkansas unique flavor

posted: 03/26/2017 midnight Discuss

Locally made food and beer are bringing in tourists, paying for locals' wages and otherwise leaving their unique mark on the region's economy, experts and business owners said this month.

Arts organizations likely to bloom

posted: 03/26/2017 midnight Discuss

Two things you can guarantee about the arts in Northwest Arkansas: Something new will always be on the horizon, and there will always be growth in unexpected places. The following organizations have some of the most growth in the near future.

U.S.' eye stays on state nuclear plant

posted: 03/25/2017 2:02 a.m. Comment 1

RUSSELLVILLE -- Entergy continues to face challenges in the operation of its Arkansas Nuclear One generating plant almost four years after a worker was killed and eight others were injured in an accident.

State ag agency revamp scuttled

posted: 03/25/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

The attempt to reorganize the state Department of Agriculture is dead for this legislative session, state Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward said Friday.

News in brief

posted: 03/25/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Filing: Murphy Oil's CEO earned $8.5M

Arkansas unemployment rate hits record low in February

posted: 03/24/2017 11:32 a.m. Discuss

The unemployment rate in Arkansas hit a record low in February, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said Friday.

News in brief

posted: 03/24/2017 1:52 a.m. Discuss

LR firm top conduit for consumer gripes

Filing puts Sears' future in doubt; store in Little Rock closed last year

posted: 03/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Sherry McGuire doesn't shop at Sears as much as she used to, but the Siloam Springs resident said she still couldn't imagine a day the department store chain would close its doors.

Business news in brief

updated: 03/23/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

UA to hold camp on retail supply chain

News in brief

updated: 03/23/2017 2 a.m. Discuss

Investment entities told to cease, desist

Wal-Mart starts retail-tech incubator

posted: 03/22/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has opened a Silicon Valley-based innovation hub designed to identify, invent and invest in ideas that will "transform the future of commerce."

Hunt's $2.75M to set up UA hub

posted: 03/22/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. and the University of Arkansas are creating the J.B. Hunt Innovation Center of Excellence by way of a $2.75 million investment from the Lowell trucking company.

News in brief

updated: 03/22/2017 1:59 a.m. Discuss

P.A.M. CEO's '16 pay nearly half of 2015's

Getting it straight

posted: 03/22/2017 1:58 a.m. Discuss

The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact. If you know of an error, write: Kim Christ Deputy Managing Editor P.O. Box 2221 Little Rock, Ark. 72203 or call 501-378-3495 during businesshours Monday through Friday.






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