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Fayetteville firm wins $3.5 million Air Force contract

FAYETTEVILLE — An electronics company affiliated with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville has received a $3.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a power module for a fighter jet. Continue reading...


From: ‘Arkansas Grown’ sprouts ...

Zach Taylor, marketing ...

Benjamin KrainZach Taylor, marketing director for the the Arkansas Agriculture Department, prepares materials for some of the businesses and people registered in the Arkansas Grown program, which connects Arkansas produce farmers and ranchers with buyers, including farmers markets, schools, restaurants and grocery chains.

Private school opening on Main

K-4 campus set in downtown LR

Subscriber onlyUrban Garden Montessori School has leased space in a building at 610 Main St. as a temporary home for kindergarten through fourth grade classes starting in August. Continue reading...

A Chevrolet Corvette ...

JIN LEEA Chevrolet Corvette Z06 engine sits on display at the New York International Auto Show, which runs through Sunday. Parent company General Motors is asking for court protection from legal claims for actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, including installing faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths and numerous mechanical problems.

‘New’ GM seeks in filing to duck liabilities of ‘old’

As lawsuits fly, fight brews on pre-bankruptcy claims

Subscriber onlyGeneral Motors Co. and a team of trial lawyers are preparing for a court fight over whether the automaker is liable for the sins of its corporate past. Continue reading...