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Business people Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlyMelissa Lindsey was named branch manager of Dupré Logistics' Fayetteville office, 995 N. Shiloh Drive. She has 14 years of experience in the trucking industry, including time with USA Truck, Argus Logistics, Covenant Transport and BNSF Logistics. Continue reading...

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Commercial trucks pass ...

David GottschalkCommercial trucks pass through a weigh station on Interstate 40 near Van Buren earlier this month. The trucking industry faces an estimated shortage of about 50,000 drivers, according to American Trucking Associations data.

Arkansas trucking companies in market for drivers

Higher pay, more perks offered to fill big-rig seats

Subscriber onlyStallion Transportation Group ran into a problem after adding 15 trucks to its Beebe-based fleet earlier this year. Continue reading...

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In this photo taken in June 2017, two security guards stand watch at a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, a business conducted mostly in cash.

Bank bill eases up on pot cash

But legislation doesn’t iron out all wrinkles, lawyers warn

Subscriber only A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an industry that must operate mainly as a cash business in a credit card world. Continue reading...