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Hot Springs Village residents say Entergy service subpar

Subscriber onlyFor years, Hot Springs Village residents have lived with subpar electricity service, the community's leaders say and even Entergy Arkansas executives acknowledge. Continue reading...

Activists target poultry industry

Helping workers group’s objective

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Workers' Justice Center has spent the past two years traveling the state, collecting stories and data from poultry workers that point to the sometimes difficult conditions in the poultry industry -- the state's fifth-largest private employer. Continue reading...

Chaffee Crossing exec gives 3 years notice, hopes to wrap up projects

Subscriber onlyMore than $1 billion in capital investments have occurred in the past 15 years at Chaffee Crossing, the 7,000 acres of mixed-use property inside the Fort Smith and Barling city limits. Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans Feb. 9 Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

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

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 1 well completion and 8 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 01/11/2016 through 01/15/2016: Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyAGRICULTURE - Brenda Watts, owner of K&P Flying Service in Watson, was elected president of the National Agricultural Aviation Association for 2016. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart: Cutting trans fat sooner

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. is scheduled to remove partially hydrogenated vegetable oils from its private label food brands by the end of the month, well ahead of federal mandates calling for removal by 2018. Continue reading...

State in 3rd tier for tech, policies

Score card ranks innovation work

Subscriber onlyArkansas is rated as a third-tier state in regard to its policies, practices and infrastructure supporting innovation, according to a recent study conducted by the Consumer and Technology Association. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyMays, LR tech park officially drop suits The Little Rock Technology Park Authority and lawyer Richard Mays on Friday dropped their litigation over Mays' building at 415 Main St. Continue reading...

New Little Rock flights set for Destin, Denver

Subscriber onlyGLO, a regional air carrier, will offer nonstop service from Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field to the Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Fla., airport beginning March 25 and running through Sept. 5, the New Orleans-based carrier said Thursday. Continue reading...

Pledges heard to open up Cuba

Crawford, others voice trade zeal

Subscriber only Several lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford of Jonesboro, told the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba on Wednesday that they'll work to pass legislation removing barriers to trade with Havana. Continue reading...

Rice group taking role in China deal

Subscriber onlyA USA Rice Federation official said Wednesday that the trade group is trying to help U.S. officials take the last steps necessary to open China to U.S. rice shipments. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyGroup plans to build 117-room hotel in LR An investment group has plans to build a Staybridge Suites hotel in Little Rock, the commercial real estate firm Sage Partners said Wednesday. Continue reading...

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