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Subscriber onlyMonday 1:30-3 p.m. -- Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRon Branscum was hired as city president for Citizens Bank in Rogers. His office will be at 3350 Pinnacle Hills Parkway. He was president of Regional Therapy Services Inc. in Rogers and has many years of experience in the financial industry, including the Arkansas State Bank Department. Branscum is a graduate of the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in accounting from the University of Central Arkansas. Continue reading...

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Subscriber only81 Construction Group Inc., Jeremy Wesson, 121 S. Giles Ave., Gentry Continue reading...

Wal-Mart tops 1Q profit forecasts

BENTONVILLE — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reporting fiscal first-quarter earnings of $3.04 billion. Continue reading...

Judge OKs settlement in Wal-Mart same-sex benefits case

BOSTON — A federal judge in Boston has approved a $7.5 million class-action settlement between Wal-Mart and a former employee who challenged the retail chain's lack of health insurance benefits for her same-sex spouse. Continue reading...

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BUSINESS PEOPLE Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber only Kael K. Bowling joined Friday, Eldredge & Clark LLP’s Commercial Litigation and Regulation Practice Group where he serves as litigation counsel to financial institutions, insurance companies and other business entities. He earned his juris doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2016 and his LL.M.in agriculture and food law from the university earlier this year. Bowling worked as a legal extern for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Tyson Foods during law school as well as for U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks. Bowling practices in the firm’s Fayetteville office. Continue reading...

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