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Subscriber only3 at UA to lead at animal-science group Three academics at the Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville have been appointed to positions with the American Society of Animal Science. Continue reading...

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Subscriber only5 cities in state rise on business measure Five cities' value on the Arkansas Tech Business Index increased in April, the university's College of Business said Monday. Continue reading...

Waterproof, shockproof AW1 provides great photos but so-so video

Subscriber onlyLast week, I wrote about one of the cameras I took on my brief vacation to the lake, the Nikon Coolpix AW120. This week, I'm going to tell you about my other photography companion, the Nikon 1 AW1. Continue reading...

App clears stuff from secondhand, old phones

Subscriber onlyMore than 80,000 used phones are for sale on eBay on any given day. And while the owners think they've wiped their personal data first, it turns out they haven't. Continue reading...

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Kisha S. White, 14021 Magnolia Glen Drive, July 15, 2014, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart CEO's pay highest in state

Subscriber onlyDouglas McMillon, who took over as chief executive officer at Wal-Mart in February, was the highest-paid public company executive in Arkansas last year. Continue reading...

Tyson: Change waiting in wings

Hillshire purchase to expand brands

Subscriber onlyThough consumers choose between brands at the grocery store, they don't always choose between companies. Continue reading...

Baptist Health holding course during change, president says

Subscriber onlyFor Troy Wells to become head of the $700 million Baptist Health in the midst of the tumultuous overhaul of the nation's health-care system might seem a daunting task. Continue reading...

With Wal-Mart order, future looks bright for PolyTech's new owners

Subscriber onlyThere was plenty to like about PolyTech Molding Inc. when Northwest Arkansas business partners Jim Benton and John McCutcheon first considered buying it last year. 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 23 drilling permits, 22 well completions and 13 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded June 23 to June 27: Continue reading...

Arkansas out-of-job rate dips to 6.2%

Labor force also falls in past year

Subscriber onlyArkansas' unemployment rate fell in June to 6.2 percent, down from 6.4 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Continue reading...

Jobless rate falls for teens in state

Programs help youths find jobs

Subscriber onlyThe unemployment rate for Arkansas teens remains nearly triple the state's overall figure, but the number has fallen in the past year. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyEight branches open as Centennial Bank Continue reading...