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Subscriber onlyJames McCarty was named manager of environmental quality at the Beaver Water District in Lowell. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering and master’s degree in biological engineering, both from the University of Arkansas. He plans to graduate in spring 2018 with a doctorate in biological engineering, also from the University of Arkansas. Continue reading...

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Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart's fourth-quarter earnings fell nearly 18 percent as the world's largest retailer was hurt by its investments in e-commerce and stores. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyTyler Peters, BSN, RN, CVRN-BC, CEN, was promoted to director of inpatient medical services at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith. Peters has nearly 10 years of direct patient care experience and five years of leadership experience at Sparks. Peters has served in the U.S. Air Force since 2004 and was recently promoted to captain. He is pursuing a master’s degree in nursing sciences at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Continue reading...

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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 only4Adventure Holdings LLC, Edward Cyster, 311 N.E. Second St., Bentonville Continue reading...

Wal-Mart buys outdoor clothes and gear seller Moosejaw in $51M deal

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart has acquired the outdoor clothing and gear seller Moosejaw for $51 million as it expands its online offerings. Continue reading...

Buffett's firm reduces stake in Wal-Mart, invests in Apple, airlines

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year. Continue reading...

Tyson Foods announces new leadership team; three longtime executives to depart

SPRINGDALE — Tyson Foods announced Tuesday it has created a 10-person leadership team to help the company accelerate growth. The company also announced the departure of three longtime members of its management team. Continue reading...