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Christie Swanson

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Tyson's $1M gift set to aid city core

Its worker center also is moving in

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Downtown Springdale's revitalization got a boost Friday after Tyson Foods Inc. donated $1 million to the effort and announced it is moving workers back to Emma Avenue. Continue reading...

Tyson Foods donates $1 million to Springdale downtown renovation effort

Company moving workers to Emma Avenue

SPRINGDALE -- Downtown Springdale's revitalization got a boost Friday after Tyson Foods donated $1 million to the effort and announced it's moving workers back to Emma Avenue. Continue reading...

Worst of Northwest Arkansas' flu season may have passed

SPRINGDALE -- The worst of the flu season may be over, according to Northwest Arkansas health care providers. Continue reading...

Worst of Northwest Arkansas' flu season may have passed

SPRINGDALE -- The worst of the flu season may be over, according to Northwest Arkansas health care providers. Continue reading...

Employers promote wellness at work

Research shows healthy workers more productive

Subscriber onlyRising insurance premiums and new incentives provided by the Affordable Care Act are pushing more companies toward employee wellness and health promotion programs. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Employers helping workers get fit and increase business output

Research shows healthy workers more productive

Rising insurance premiums and new incentives provided by the Affordable Care Act are pushing more companies toward employee wellness and health promotion programs. Continue reading...

Health Care Law Adds New Tax Hurdle

Taxpayers will notice a new question inquiring about their health insurance when they file their 2014 taxes. Continue reading...

Rogers Planning Commission Approves Downtown Food Truck

ROGERS -- Troy and Rebecca Walker will move their specialty taco business into downtown in February. Continue reading...

Local Manufacturing Employment Steady Despite Plant Closings

Small Expansions Help Fill Void

Subscriber onlyLarge factory closings made headlines last year, but smaller expansions helped keep manufacturing employment level in 2014, according to local economic development experts. Continue reading...

Walmart Reports Progress On 2005 Sustainability Goals

Retailer Reports Progress On Goals Set In 2005

Subscriber onlyNearly a quarter of Walmart's electricity across the globe comes from renewable resources, and the company diverts almost 82 percent of U.S. stores' waste from landfills. The retailer also has accelerated the pace at which it's evaluating products for sustainability. Continue reading...

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