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Chris Bahn

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Recent Stories by Chris Bahn

Extra aid available for plant workers

posted: 08/26/2014 1:57 a.m. Discuss

Because Superior Industries in Rogers is moving jobs to Mexico, workers at the plant will be eligible to apply for more than standard unemployment benefits through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program.

New-hire woes follow rising freight demand

posted: 08/24/2014 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Increased freight volume is generally viewed as a welcome development for companies such as ABF Freight. Simply put, the more a company hauls, the more revenue it has the potential to generate.

BUSINESS MATTERS: With 2 plants closing, Northwest returns to an Arkansas state of mind

posted: 08/24/2014 2:17 a.m. Discuss

Between the Fortune 500 companies, a world-class art museum, an unemployment rate lower than the national average and one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country, people in Northwest Arkansas sometimes seem to forget that they're part of Arkansas, too.

3-day tour highlights river's needs

posted: 08/17/2014 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Working on the Arkansas River since 1972 has given Mike Metzler a deep appreciation for the role the waterway plays in the state's economy.

BUSINESS MATTERS: New LR apartment complex underway, though scaled back a bit

posted: 08/17/2014 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Back in the summer of 2013 the folks over at Moses Tucker Real Estate announced plans for a new residential development in downtown Little Rock. They followed up a year later to announce that construction on the project had begun.

Retailer hosting supplier powwow

posted: 08/15/2014 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Wal-Mart's initiative to stock its shelves with more American-made products comes with challenges.

At USA Truck, exec set to resign

posted: 08/08/2014 2 a.m. Discuss

USA Truck Chief Financial Officer Cliff Beckham is resigning after 20 years with the trucking and transportation company.

Chance trucking career in top gear

posted: 08/03/2014 2:31 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Trucking Association President Shannon Newton is candid about her entry into the trucking industry.

Traffic increases hit state airports

posted: 08/03/2014 2:27 a.m. Discuss

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport executives expected to see a bump in traffic to close out the first half of 2014. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s annual shareholders meeting draws thousands of travelers from around the world, and June is generally the start of vacation season.

Trucker reports boost in earnings

posted: 07/29/2014 2:11 a.m. Discuss

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported net income of $4.9 million for the second quarter, an 81 percent jump from the same period last year.

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