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Murphy to divest oil-sand venture

posted: 04/29/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

Murphy Oil Corp. plans to sell its stake in an oil-sands mining venture in Alberta, Canada, for more than $746.8 million, a move the company says will allow it to focus more on its shale oil and natural gas operations.

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posted: 04/29/2016 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Tech firm to hire 28 for Paragould office

Broadband company to create more than 28 new jobs in Arkansas city

posted: 04/28/2016 2:22 p.m. Discuss

A Texas-based broadband company will create more than 28 jobs when it opens a new office in Paragould, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Thursday.

Rogers hospital plans for $247M expansion

posted: 04/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas unveiled a $247 million expansion plan Wednesday that it said could add 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

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updated: 04/28/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

March jobless rate 2.9% in NW region The seven metropolitan areas in Arkansas registered unemployment rates in March that were the lowest since at least 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday.

$1B pulp plant to employ 250 in state's south

posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co. will build a $1 billion pulp mill in Clark County near Arkadelphia, the Chinese company and Arkansas officials said Tuesday.

ArcBest's Young steps aside at 75

posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Robert Young III had a full-time role with ArcBest Corp. for 52 years, including 45 on the company's board of directors.

Ozarks Electric to install fiber line

posted: 04/27/2016 2:09 a.m. Comment 1

Ozarks Electric Cooperative will offer fiber-optic Internet, telephone and television service throughout the cooperative's service area. The Fayetteville-based company will use a wholly owned subsidiary to keep that service separate from its electric service.

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posted: 04/27/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

USA Truck renames its logistics division USA Truck has changed the name of its logistics business from Strategic Capacity Solutions to USA Truck Logistics.

Agency can tap $70M of Arkansas teachers retirement fund

posted: 04/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

The trustees for the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System have authorized the system to provide a revolving line-of-credit loan of up to $50 million to the Arkansas Institutional Fund LLC, which invests in venture capital funds in the state and is backed by the Arkansas Development Finance Authority.

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posted: 04/26/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Leak at Hope plant sparks evacuation

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 04/25/2016 2:38 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Michelle T. Hobbs, 15414 Vine St., April 14, 2016, Chapter 13.

State-produced book a 128-page invitation

posted: 04/24/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Tight time schedules rarely allow Little Rock Port Authority Executive Director Bryan Day to show economic-development prospects as much of the city or state as he would like.

Brothers nurture innovation

posted: 04/24/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Steuart and Tom Walton started small with their Innovation Competition by design.

It's a party and you're invited, via social media

posted: 04/24/2016 1:46 a.m. Discuss

Creating memorable event experiences has always been at the heart of what drives Bronson Van Wyck.

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