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Recipe for India's inflation adds tomatoes

posted: 08/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Surging onion prices have toppled governments in India. Now there's a new threat looming for policymakers. Tomatoes.

Kansas' small groceries sinking

posted: 08/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

OSAWATOMIE, Kan. -- A slight echo carries the sound of footfalls through the aisles of what used to be Moon's grocery store.

NW Business People

posted: 08/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Willa Ball joined Crossland Construction as vice president of corporate communications and planning. She is a licensed human resources professional. Ball worked for many years with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sam's Club where she most recently served as a senior human resources business partner. She graduated from John Brown University with a bachelor's degree in organizational management.

Business news in brief

posted: 08/20/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Men's health clinic now open in Rogers

Wind-turbine firm to expand Little Rock site

posted: 08/19/2017 4:27 a.m. Discuss

The market appears to be turning around for LM Wind Power, one of the leading wind-turbine manufacturers in the world, and its Little Rock operations.

State's jobless rate still at 3.4%

posted: 08/19/2017 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas' unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.4 percent in July compared with June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.

Car-Mart CEO will exit post, enter adviser role

posted: 08/19/2017 2:06 a.m. Discuss

Hank Henderson, CEO of America's Car-Mart, said he will step down as the company's top officer at the end of the year -- and the company reported first-quarter results that barely missed analysts' estimates for profit and revenue.

Acid-ban bid spurs worry in California over high gas prices

posted: 08/19/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

The air-quality regulator for the Los Angeles area indicated this month that it is considering a ban on the use of hydrofluoric acid at both PBF Energy Inc.'s Torrance refinery and one owned by Valero Energy Corp. 8 miles away.

Firms in China again draw warning over debt abroad

posted: 08/19/2017 2:05 a.m. Discuss

BEIJING -- China moved Friday to curb investment overseas by its companies and conglomerates, issuing its strongest signal yet that it wants to rein in runaway debt that could pose a threat to the country's slowing economy.

Widow has developer over a barrel

posted: 08/19/2017 2:04 a.m. Discuss

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There's a new twist in the standoff between an octogenarian widow in Florida who refused to sell her town house and the giant developer that constructed a time share resort around her vacant, two-story building anyway.

Market report: Late sell-off sends indexes lower

posted: 08/19/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks slumped in the final minutes of trading Friday and ended a rough week with more losses. Bad news from sporting goods retailers weighed on the market.

New vehicles in pipeline, Ford CEO says

posted: 08/19/2017 2:02 a.m. Discuss

DETROIT -- The new chief executive of Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future.

Business news in brief

updated: 08/19/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Upbeat Republicans lift sentiment index

News in brief

updated: 08/19/2017 2:01 a.m. Discuss

News report: State to bid on auto plant

Landmark Arkansas hotel given deadline to address violations or close

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The city of Hot Springs has informed the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa that safety concerns stemming from years of neglect will close the landmark hotel if the problems aren't corrected by November.

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