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Water park's wristband high tech

posted: 05/22/2017 2:33 a.m. Discuss

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's no need to schlep around wallets or locker keys at Universal Orlando Resort's new water park opening later this month.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 05/22/2017 2:33 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Shiranda Latrice Anthony, 23 Penny Lane, May 16, 2017, Chapter 13.

Amazon pushes for EU grocery market

posted: 05/22/2017 2:32 a.m. Discuss

LONDON -- Inc. is laying the groundwork to bring its checkout-free grocery store Amazon Go to Europe, as the U.S. giant steps up its efforts to crack the $800 billion global market.

Business news in brief

posted: 05/22/2017 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Uber Freight launches on-demand app

State's tech giants nurtured burgeoning startups

posted: 05/21/2017 2:13 a.m. Discuss

It's difficult to find a technology company in central Arkansas that has not been touched by the region's original tech success stories: Acxiom Corp. and Systematics Inc.

Where Arkansas and Louisiana meet, economy trumps rivalries

posted: 05/21/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

MONTICELLO -- A rail line of only 90 miles would seem to be an apt metaphor for the tough times experienced over the past several decades by those in southeast Arkansas and northeast Louisiana.

Lugging icebergs dreamed in Dubai

posted: 05/21/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Where many see the crumbling polar ice caps as a distressing sign of global warming, a Dubai company sees them as a source of profit, and a way to offset the effects of climate change in the increasingly sweltering Persian Gulf.

Under Armour chief Plank adds distillery to Baltimore's skyline

posted: 05/21/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

BALTIMORE -- Rising high above the new Sagamore Spirit distillery in South Baltimore is a white water tower with three maroon diamonds on each side, a nod to the jockey silks of the thoroughbred farm that provides the spring water for the company's rye whiskey.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Printer, apartment complex, store change hands; Little Rock port buys 2 tracts

updated: 05/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Watkins Co. of Little Rock sold its 12.7-acre site in the Otter Creek Industrial Park to Indian Bayou Farms LLC last month.

Store closings alter plans for summer jobs

posted: 05/21/2017 2:07 a.m. Discuss

CHICAGO -- A summer spent folding and refolding sweaters at the mall was once a teen rite of passage. But as the end of the school year nears, young people hoping to find summer retail jobs must contend with a wave of shuttered storefronts and an industry in revolt.

Independent eateries on rise as big chains straggle

posted: 05/21/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

There's a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all.


posted: 05/21/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans


posted: 05/21/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

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


posted: 05/21/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 0 well completions and 5 well recompletions. By county, they were:


posted: 05/21/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 04/17/2017 through 04/21/2017:






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