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Greek voters reject bloc's bailout terms

posted: 07/06/2015 5:27 a.m. Comment 1

Greece voted against yielding to further austerity demanded by creditors, leaving Europe's leaders to determine whether the nation can remain in the euro.

3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save them

posted: 07/06/2015 5:18 a.m. Comment 1

It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

After Greek vote, euro skids in trading; Asian stocks fall

posted: 07/06/2015 4:51 a.m. Discuss

The euro slid as Greeks rejected a bailout plan, raising the risk of an exit from the currency union that would call into question the integrity of the bloc.

J.B. Hunt asks shippers to help save time

posted: 07/06/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

J.B. Hunt executive Craig Harper had the attention of the state's transportation industry earlier this year, telling members of the Arkansas Trucking Association that he needed help spreading an important message to shipping companies.

On roof, nonprofit to grow food for area

posted: 07/06/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

A two-story concrete building on the edge of downtown St. Louis is bearing its heaviest load 88 years after construction.

Hotels offering services via text

posted: 07/06/2015 2:22 a.m. Discuss

As a well-traveled businessman, James Linn felt silly during a recent trip when he forgot to pack dress socks.

Musicians employ dating apps to find new music audience

posted: 07/06/2015 2:19 a.m. Discuss

In a quest to find a date, a spouse or a hookup, dating app users might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

Firm plans more work for robot

posted: 07/06/2015 2:17 a.m. Discuss

SoftBank Group is promising new services for its Pepper robot that will appeal to business users and put the humanoid in storefronts and reception areas.

Tech Spotlight: Washable headphones offer cleaner sound alternative

posted: 07/06/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Last week, I intended to talk about a couple of new headphones hitting the market. However, I was so impressed that I actually found earbud-style headphones that fit and that I liked, I had to expound a bit on that.

On Computers: Book tells tale of Alibaba billionaire's novel rise

posted: 07/06/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

There are books and articles that offer advice on how to become a millionaire, but this one could be called How to Become a Billionaire.

Arcade-style gambling makes inroads

posted: 07/06/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too?

Business news in brief: Car companies back hydrogen stations

posted: 07/06/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society."

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 07/06/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

More than 220 bankruptcies were declared during the most recent filing period.

Greece's bailout talks hinge on referendum today

updated: 07/05/2015 5:07 a.m. Discuss

After months of talks among officials in Europe, the fate of a bailout for Greece shifted into the hands of the Greek people in a referendum today seeking approval of a bailout proposal from the country's creditors.

Sherwood center offerings bulk up

posted: 07/05/2015 4:52 a.m. Discuss

New fitness equipment at Sherwood's Bill Harmon Recreation Center is targeted toward all ages, sexes and abilities to allow strength and cardio workouts that focus on specific muscle groups or total body routines, center officials say.

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