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Wal-Mart Foundation targets kids nutrition

Subscriber onlyThe Wal-Mart Foundation has donated $10.5 million worth of grants as part of a commitment to increase access to food and nutrition education for children. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas: On the Agenda

Subscriber onlyToday, 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

NW banking is mixed bag, analysis finds

It’s competitive in lending, but not so in deposit share

Subscriber onlyDepending on what criteria are used, the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area has one of the most -- or least -- competitive banking markets in the country. Continue reading...

Like its patients, Pediatrics Plus set to keep growing with plans in NLR

Subscriber onlyAmy Denton doesn't want this to come off the wrong way. Continue reading...

Workplace firm holds grand opening

Subscriber onlyBentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices, virtual office services and conference room rentals to businesses of all sizes. The company started accepting business users in June and celebrated its grand opening last week. Continue reading...

NWA Incorporations

Subscriber onlyFour dozen incorporations were reported in four Northwest Arkansas counties during the most recent filing period. Continue reading...

Banks in Arkansas log $70.3B in assets

Subscriber onlyThe 106 banks in Arkansas had total assets of $70.3 billion on June 30, according to data supplied by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Continue reading...

Tyson ends contract over maltreatment

Firm reacts to video taken at farm

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods has ended its contract with a poultry farm in Tennessee after an animal-welfare group documented conditions at the farm using a hidden camera. Continue reading...

Filing: Ex-archivist crept in, took items

Subscriber onlyMichael McAfee, the receiver in several lawsuits involving former photo archivist John Rogers of North Little Rock, filed a motion Thursday for Rogers to be held in contempt of court. Continue reading...

McDonald's, Tyson cut ties with farmer tied to abuse video

McDonalds and Arkansas-based Tyson Foods have ended their contract with a Tennessee chicken farmer after an animal advocacy organization released covert video footage the group said showed abusive practices at the farm. Continue reading...

AR-15-style rifles out at Wal-Mart

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. will no longer sell "modern sporting rifles" in its stores, citing limited customer demand as the reason for pulling the product from its shelves. Continue reading...

Court reverses 2 Tyson verdicts

Don-and-doffing payouts rejected

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods does not have to pay nearly $24 million to workers and for the time spent putting on and taking off safety gear, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s, similar weapons

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it will stop stocking the AR-15 and some other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them. Continue reading...

Trucking film to have state flavor

Documentary to show industry’s significance, challenges

Jennifer Clymer's first conversation with Maverick USA Chief Executive Officer Steve Williams came in the lobby of a hotel in Washington, D.C. Continue reading...