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Port authority moving riverside

New $2 million HQ seen as sign of good things on horizon

Subscriber onlyThe Little Rock Port Authority soon will be headquartered on the Arkansas River. Continue reading...

Back-to-school shopping bill to rise 5% to $670 per family

Subscriber onlyRetail experts expect 2014 back-to-school shopping receipts to jump 5 percent to $670 per household over last year's spending. Continue reading...

Tyson, plant's workers closer to settlement

Firm would pay $7.7 million in ‘donning and doffing’ suit

Subscriber onlyA federal judge in Tennessee has given preliminary approval for a settlement in which Tyson Foods would pay $7.75 million to workers at the company's Goodlettsville facility. Continue reading...

In Allens case, law firms bill $400,000

Subscriber onlyThree law firms involved in the bankruptcy case of Siloam Springs-based Veg Liquidation, formerly know as Allen's Inc., have filed bills for more than $400,000 in fees and expenses with the court this month. Continue reading...

Interest in downtown development proves Springdale's not that bad

Subscriber onlyTucked away in a drawer on the business desk in our Northwest Arkansas newsroom is a white bumper sticker with blue lettering bearing the slogan: Springdale's Not That Bad! Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyBANKING Simmons Bank recently announced the promotion of Daniel Robinson to northeast Arkansas community president. Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 11 drilling permits 1 well recompletion. 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 June 30 to July 3: Continue reading...

BUSINESS AWARDS

Subscriber onlyPHOTOGRAPHY Michelle Posey of Michelle Posey Photography has been honored by the Arkansas Professional Photographer's Association in recognition of service and photographic excellence. Continue reading...

Truckers oppose I-40 toll plan

Highway Commission says fees could pay for third lane

Subscriber onlyTrucking industry advocates are not in favor of a proposal that would lead to adding tolls an existing stretch of Interstate 40 from North Little Rock to Memphis. Continue reading...

KATV sale gets consent of FCC

LR station is part of Sinclair’s deal

Subscriber onlyThe Federal Communication Commission has approved Sinclair Broadcast Group's $985 million deal to buy all TV stations owned by Allbritton Communication, including Little Rock's KATV, Channel 7. Continue reading...

Pack Rat owner off to capital

Congress to hear tax-fairness push

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Pack Rat Outdoor Center owner Carolyn Crook of is packing for an overnight trip to Washington next week to speak to members of Congress on behalf of small-business owners about, among other things, sales tax fairness. Continue reading...

Sex-orientation rules in place, firms in state say

Subscriber onlySeveral Arkansas companies that hold federal contracts or that have provided services to the government say they will review their employment policies in light of an order signed Monday by President Barack Obama protecting the employment of gay and transgender employees. Continue reading...

Sale of Bale Honda said to be in works

Subscriber onlyMark McLarty is in the process of buying Bale Honda. Continue reading...