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Plant Board votes to curb weedkiller

Subscriber onlyThe state Plant Board on Friday voted to restrict the use of certain herbicides in the state after some farmers this summer illegally sprayed the weedkiller dicamba and damaged their neighbors' crops. Continue reading...

Car-Mart stock rises 28.9% in 3Q

P.A.M., Acxiom also soar; Arkansas Index gains 3.8%

Subscriber onlyAmerica's Car-Mart, the Bentonville-based retailer of used vehicles, had the best return among Arkansas' largest public companies in the third quarter, rising 28.9 percent. Continue reading...

Bank of Ozarks takes No. 2 spot

Arvest still biggest, but LR institution leapfrogs 5 others

Subscriber onlyArvest Bank remains the largest bank in Arkansas based on deposits in the state, but Bank of the Ozarks jumped ahead of five banks to take the No. 2 spot, according to annual figures released Friday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyCrop-damage loans OK'd in 12 counties Continue reading...

Amfuel indicates Arkansas jobs stay into '17

Magnolia plant talking to union

Subscriber onlySome 250 workers at the Amfuel plant in Magnolia who last week feared the imminent loss of their jobs will be keeping them well into next year. Continue reading...

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'15 data: Incomes in state up 1.6:

Census figure far off 5.2% for U.S.

Subscriber only Arkansans saw their incomes rise in 2015, but not as dramatically as the rest of the nation, the White House said Wednesday. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyReports: Wal-Mart seeks Flipkart stake Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in discussions to invest in India's largest e-commerce company, according to news outlets. Continue reading...

Energy project planned near Pine Bluff; $3.5B gas plant called 10-year job

Subscriber onlyEnergy Security Partners plans to invest at least $3.5 billion to build a Jefferson County plant that will convert natural gas into liquid, CEO Roger Williams said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Board near vote on divisive herbicide

Subscriber onlyThe state Plant Board will decide Friday whether to accept a committee recommendation to further restrict the use next growing season of certain herbicides after some farmers this year illegally sprayed the weedkiller dicamba and damaged or ruined their neighbors' crops. Continue reading...

Seed suit certified as class action

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas farmer's lawsuit against Syngenta, the Switzerland seed manufacturer, has been certified as a class action. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyBank exec plans sale of 2.7 million shares Continue reading...

Speedy cormorant-killing OKs urged

Subscriber onlyOwners of Arkansas fish farms are still awaiting special permits that will allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants when they arrive here by the thousands late this fall and early winter. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyHalloween spending forecast to hit $8.4B Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Emily and Leman Ray Sullivan III, 5611 Spring Hill Road, Sept. 16, 2016, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

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