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Wal-Mart Foundation targets kids nutrition

Subscriber onlyThe Wal-Mart Foundation has donated $10.5 million worth of grants as part of a commitment to increase access to food and nutrition education for children. Continue reading...

Frederick Blalock sands ...

Stephen B. ThorntonFrederick Blalock sands the oak floors inside the MM Cohn building Tuesday. The owners have had multiple offers on the property that will house the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra on a portion of its first floor.

Deal called near for MM Cohn site

Chi family to add it to planned hotel, LR mayor says

Subscriber onlyOwners of the former MM Cohn Co. department store building at 510 Main St. are close to striking a deal to sell the historic property to the Little Rock-based Chi Hotel Group, which is developing an Aloft hotel next door. Continue reading...


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Specialist Thomas Facchine ...

RICHARD DREWSpecialist Thomas Facchine (left) watches the downward trend Tuesday on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

U.S. markets recover a day after big plunge

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher as the market bounces back from a plunge the day before. Continue reading...