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After pesticide drift, Arkansas lawmakers advance dicamba restrictions

Subscriber onlyA legislative panel on Tuesday signed off on new restrictions by the state Plant Board for dicamba-based herbicides that can be used on crops this year. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart adding 10,000 retail jobs

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. will add 10,000 retail positions in 2017, the Bentonville-based retailer said in a news release Tuesday. Continue reading...

Lender's quarter earnings up 71%

Bank of Ozarks hits $88M record

Subscriber onlyBank of the Ozarks earned a record $87.8 million in the fourth quarter last year, a 71 percent increase from $51.5 million in the same period of 2015, the Little Rock firm said Tuesday. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyKirkpatrick to lead auto-dealers group Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S.

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Domikia Davis, 13900 Chrys Cove, Jan. 11, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

LR firm helps startups track new funding

Company making inroads aiding political campaigns

Subscriber onlyRaising capital is often cited by startup founders as their least favorite and most difficult part of running their companies. Continue reading...

Fayetteville firm sees high-flying market for laser technology

Subscriber onlyTechnology developed by Fayetteville-based Space Photonics is ready for a marketplace that's increasingly interested in bringing the Internet to the world through the use of satellites, drones and high-altitude balloons. Continue reading...

Pine Bluff initiative chairman encouraged by interest to improve city

Subscriber onlyInterest in Go Forward Pine Bluff, an initiative aimed at improving the Jefferson County town and increasing its tax base, was far from what Chairman Mary Pringos anticipated. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyDENTAL Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 12/12/2016 through 12/16/2016: Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 0 well completions and 3 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans Jan. 10 Continue reading...

Wal-Mart shakes up tech leadership

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. is restructuring its e-commerce and information technology leadership teams, announcing a number of changes that include the addition of former GE Power executive Clay Johnson as chief information officer. Continue reading...

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