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PATENTS AWARDED

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

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 1 drilling permits, 2 well completions and 10 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...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 08/22/2016 through 08/26/2016: Continue reading...

BUSINESS AWARDS

Subscriber onlyPam Kindall, pharmacy business specialist at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, has been named National Outstanding Pharmacy Buyer of the Year by the National Pharmacy Purchasing Association. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest promotions, hires by Arkansas companies, groups

Subscriber onlySandy Straessle has been named customer service manager for Stone Bank's Banking Center in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Plant expansion to add Harrison jobs

Subscriber onlyLecheek Nutrition, which manufactures and distributes nutritional supplements, will invest $6.7 million to renovate 437,000 square feet of space in Harrison, the company announced Friday. Continue reading...

Bank in money trouble is closed

Allied branches sold to Today’s

Subscriber onlyAllied Bank of Mulberry, which had been in financial trouble since 2012 when it was sanctioned by the Federal Reserve, was closed Friday by the Arkansas State Bank Department. Continue reading...

Sherwood will get child-care clinic

Subscriber onlyPediatrics Plus of Conway is building a 24,000-square-foot clinic in Sherwood. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart suers granted class action

Subscriber onlyA federal judge granted class-action status to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders who filed a lawsuit in 2012 alleging the retailer defrauded investors by covering up a bribery scheme in Mexico. Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyArkansas produced 27.5 million turkeys in 2015, which ranked third in the country behind Minnesota and North Carolina. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyArkansans urge U.S to back disaster aid Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to face class-action suit over alleged bribery in Mexico

NEW YORK — A federal judge has granted class-action status to Wal-Mart investors suing the world's largest retailer over allegations that it covered up a bribery scheme in Mexico to help its business there. Continue reading...

Butterball to add 30 turkey farms in Arkansas

Firm also hiring 164 at Ozark plant

Subscriber onlyButterball LLC is expanding its turkey production in Arkansas with plans to add at least 30 new farms around the River Valley. Continue reading...

Carrier's end hits airports in state

Three hubs left without service

Subscriber onlyThree Arkansas cities lost commercial air service on Tuesday when SeaPort Airlines suddenly ceased operations. Continue reading...