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Casino kitchens serious about homegrown

Visitors fed by Quapaw cattle herds, horticulture

Subscriber onlyQUAPAW, Okla. -- The latest trend in cuisine at Downstream Casino Resort might be considered a regional farm-to-poker-table system. Continue reading...

Core Brewing opens beer pub in North Little Rock

New venture latest to give patrons taste of craft suds

Subscriber onlyA rapidly expanding Northwest Arkansas brewery has planted its flag in central Arkansas. Continue reading...

Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot. Continue reading...

Oklahoma casinos’ 2014 haul: $3.95B

Subscriber onlyOklahoma’s American Indian-owned casinos saw revenue growth in 2014 twice as great as the tribal industry average and saw nongambling revenue increase at an even stronger pace, according to a report released today. Continue reading...

Trustee in Allens bust claims assets skimmed in firm's sale

Subscriber onlyThe trustee in the bankruptcy of defunct vegetable giant Allens Inc. has filed court documents contending that multiple entities involved in the initial sale of the company made arrangements that left the estate's coffers empty. Continue reading...

Car-Mart's 3Q profit $4.1M

Revenue up but vehicle sales down; firm cites competition

Subscriber onlyUsed-car seller America's Car-Mart Inc. posted profits below analysts' estimates, saying it faces continued pressure from its competition and saw soft sales during its third quarter. Continue reading...

Gun, ammo jobs to grow in state

Remington to add 84; SIG Sauer to need 50 at Jacksonville

Remington Outdoor Co. will add more than 80 jobs at its Lonoke plant and gun-maker SIG Sauer is opening a Jacksonville ammunition manufacturing operation that will employ 50, the two companies said in separate announcements at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas on Thursday. Continue reading...

2 firms team up on concealed-carry pistol

Specialized parts of gun to be made in Berryville

Subscriber onlyCustom gun-maker Wilson Combat is again joining forces with industry giant Beretta, this time to build a pistol designed to appeal to the concealed-carry market. Continue reading...

Distributor deal to send Ozark Beer to Little Rock

Subscriber onlyOzark Beer Co. is sending its brew down south to thirsty folks in Little Rock and the surrounding area. Continue reading...

Casinos adding hotels to boost revenue

Subscriber onlyJust a 5-minute jaunt along Interstate 40 into Oklahoma from the Arkansas state line, the Cherokee Nation's newest casino hotel is now fully open for business. Continue reading...

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