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Japan company agrees to buy firm that owns 33 Arkansas newspapers for $3.3B

posted: 02/20/2017 5:15 p.m. Comment 1

Tokyo-based SoftBank Group Corp. has agreed to pay $3.3 billion in cash to acquire Fortress Investment Group of New York, an owner of more than 120 newspapers nationwide, including 33 in Arkansas.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 02/20/2017 1:54 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Joshua and Cori Bolinger, 602 Joseph Drive, Feb. 9, 2017, Chapter 13.

New farm bill goals include aid, fair trade

posted: 02/19/2017 1:58 a.m. Comments 2

WASHINGTON -- With commodity prices down and many farmers struggling, lawmakers are ready to begin work on the nation's next farm bill, hoping to bolster the nation's growers and help them through tough times.

Truffle firm rooted in Arkansas

posted: 02/19/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

In the forests of Northwest Arkansas, a teenage Ian Purkayastha first discovered his passion for mushrooms and rare, wild foods.

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 02/19/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more:

PATENTS AWARDED

posted: 02/19/2017 1:49 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans

OIL AND GAS REPORT

posted: 02/19/2017 1:48 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 5 drilling permits, 3 well completions and 7 well recompletions. By county, they were:

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

posted: 02/19/2017 1:47 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 01/17/2017 through 01/20/2017:

BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 02/19/2017 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Jeffery L. Green has been named a partner of Ellis, Tucker & Aldridge LLP.

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 02/19/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Tyler Peters, BSN, RN, CVRN-BC, CEN, was promoted to director of inpatient medical services at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith. Peters has nearly 10 years of direct patient care experience and five years of leadership experience at Sparks. Peters has served in the U.S. Air Force since 2004 and was recently promoted to captain. He is pursuing a master’s degree in nursing sciences at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Business news in brief

posted: 02/19/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Two hospitals get ‘baby-friendly’ label

ON THE AGENDA

posted: 02/19/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Monday 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120.

INCORPORATIONS

posted: 02/19/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

4Adventure Holdings LLC, Edward Cyster, 311 N.E. Second St., Bentonville

Hill to speak in Little Rock at financial forum

posted: 02/18/2017 2:40 a.m. Comment 1

U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., will speak at a financial-services forum Tuesday at the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

10 issues rise in day; 11 decline for week

posted: 02/18/2017 2:40 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, rose 0.02 to 360.47 Friday.

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