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Arkansas board recommends dicamba herbicide ban, sets hearing

Subscriber onlyThe state Plant Board on Thursday recommended a ban on spraying the dicamba herbicide on cropland between April 16 and Oct. 31 and referred the issue to a public hearing on Nov. 8. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWindstream drops 21 workers, 18 in LR Continue reading...

Siloam Springs plant to close, 238 jobs end

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas vegetable production plant employing more than 230 workers is closing after owner Del Monte Foods said it's selling its subsidiary Sager Creek Vegetable to McCall Farms Inc. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyOrganic farms double in state, U.S. says Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyColliers, Irwin firms in real estate merger Continue reading...

Tyson cancels plans for Kansas complex resisted by residents

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods on Tuesday canceled a plan to build a high-tech chicken processing facility in northeastern Kansas. Continue reading...

Storms adding to struggles to hire skilled labor, truckers

Subscriber onlyCompetition for skilled laborers and truck drivers has increased after flooding in south Texas, Florida and the Caribbean islands sapped the number of available workers, new studies shows. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyLittle Rock law firms set to merge Oct. 1 Continue reading...

City gives iconic Arkansas hotel a fix-it timeline, backs off threat to close it

Subscriber onlyHot Springs officials have backed off on their threat to close the Arlington Hotel Resort and Spa on Nov. 8 and instead have given the new owners of the landmark hotel a timeline in which to develop a plan to fix the problems that prompted the threat. Continue reading...

FAA chief visits 2 state airports

Huerta, Womack collect feedback on NW region’s needs

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The director of the Federal Aviation Administration inspected air travel needs in Northwest Arkansas on Monday while a debate about trucking held up approval of the agency's budget. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyKansas panel stalls Tyson-plant bonds Continue reading...

Dating sites cut to chase, target singles of specific political leanings

Subscriber onlyGiven the current division in American politics, we decided to investigate dating sites that could eliminate arguments at the breakfast table (and beyond). Here goes: Continue reading...

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Jared and Andrea Lee, 1605 Hilldale Road, Sept. 12, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

North Little Rock motel sold for $3.5M; 3 Cantrell Road properties draw $815,000

Subscriber onlyOM Purshantam LLC, a limited liability company, bought the Motel 6 at 4100 E. McCain Blvd. in North Little Rock last month for about $3.5 million. Continue reading...

Pump untethers lab animals

$1.4M grant helping firm develop tiny drug-delivery device

Subscriber onlyFayetteville-based SFC Fluidics Inc. received $1.4 million in research funding to develop a tiny, implantable, wireless pump to deliver drugs to small lab animals for use in medical testing. Continue reading...

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