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Flu hits turkeys at Tyson contract farm

Subscriber onlyTurkeys at a farm that contracts with Tyson Foods have caught the avian flu for the first time since the outbreak began. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRuling shields GM in pre-’09 death claims DETROIT — A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that Genera Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWal-Mart shutting 5 stores to fix pipes Wal-Mart is temporarily closing five stores, including one in Tulsa, because of plumbing problems. Continue reading...

J.B. Hunt profits top $91M in first quarter

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. reported profits of $91.9 million for the first quarter of 2015, a 34 percent increase from a year ago that led to a record day for company stock. Continue reading...

Rogers photos rebid planned

Red Alert going for archive again

Subscriber onlyRed Alert Media Matrix, which never followed through on a $59 million offer this year to buy the newspaper and photo archives owned by John Rogers of North Little Rock, told a judge Tuesday that it will make another offer within a month. Continue reading...

Oil production to reach peak in April, according to report

Subscriber onlyOil production from the nation's shale formations is approaching its peak -- at least in the short term. Continue reading...

Appeals court backs Wal-Mart on barring stockholder proposal

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. can omit a shareholder proposal related to board oversight of what products the retailer sells, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit ruled Tuesday. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyIn first, turkeys' flu jumps to chickens A strain of avian flu that has killed hundreds of thousands of turkeys has spread for the first time to chickens. Continue reading...

Analysts: Stock sale a Wal-Mart boon

Subscriber onlyThe Walton family's goal of selling about 6 percent of its holdings in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will take years to accomplish, analysts say. Continue reading...

Site now D.C. for truckers' concerns

State firms off to Capitol Hill

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Trucking Association accomplished its primary objective during the state's legislative session when Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed an anti-indemnification bill last month. Continue reading...

Earnings soar 58% at Bank of Ozarks

Subscriber onlyNet income for Bank of the Ozarks jumped almost 58 percent in the first quarter compared with the first quarter last year, the Little Rock bank said Monday. Continue reading...

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Tanks full of oil, U.S. refineries to pump out cheap summer gas

Subscriber onlyThe United States has so much excess oil -- a product of booming production from the nation's shale formations -- that it is running out of places to store it. Continue reading...

Murphy weathering oil-price drop, CEO says

Subscriber onlyOil prices have collapsed before -- the 2008 financial crisis is a recent example. Continue reading...

Email encryption adds layer of privacy, security

Subscriber onlyWhat if Hilary Rodham Clinton had used encrypted email instead of a private email service? Could anyone have uncovered her conversations? We don't know the answer, but we have one word for privacy seekers: encryption. Continue reading...