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Photo by Randy Moll The Walmart in Gentry had a sign on the door announcing the store would be closing for good on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The smaller versions of Walmart will also be closing in Decatur and Gravette by the end of the month.

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Anthony ReyesA man heads toward the entrance of Tyson Foods on Friday. The company is forecasting a record profit for the year.

Record profit predicted for '16, Tyson chief says

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods projected record profit for the year, citing a sharp drop in feed and livestock costs that offset falling revenue this quarter, before its annual shareholder meeting in Springdale on Friday. Continue reading...

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PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAISIndicating he’ll answer two questions, President Barack Obama faces reporters Friday at the White House, where he said the U.S. has “the strongest, most durable economy in the world.”

Job growth slows down in January

Jobless rate at 4.9% in U.S.

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised pay and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. Continue reading...