(Advertisement)

Madeline Will

Contact Madeline

Recent Stories

Vote-year donations now a cost of business

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — As campaign season rolls around, Republican and Democrats are getting out their checkbooks to make donations to their favorite candidates — and so are corporations. Continue reading...

Windpower to lay off 234 at LR facility

Subscriber onlyLM Windpower will lay off more than half of its Little Rock work force within the next few months, as windenergy companies await the fate of a tax credit that’s essential to the industry. Continue reading...

Some in state to get rebates from insurers

Health-care-law provision means refunds for 115,461

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — Thousands of Arkansans will split $7.8 million in health-insurance premium rebates, thanks to a provision in the nation’s new healthcare law. Continue reading...

Acxiom 1st-quarter profit up

Data-marketing firm posts net income of $13.3 million

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — With a chief executive officer just completing his first year in the post, Acxiom Corp. generated higher net income in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, the data marketing company said Monday. Continue reading...

Fort Smith employing automation

Companies’ robots hard at work every day

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH — Inside the numerous manufacturing plants across Fort Smith, bright yellow and orange robots are hard at work, doing mundane and sometimes dangerous tasks that their human counterparts no longer want to do. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart taking heat over hogs

Animal-welfare group calls suppliers’ methods inhumane

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — An animal-welfare group is criticizing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. because it hasn’t joined other retailers making a commitment to end its relationship with pork suppliers that the group says are inhumane in its treatment of animals. Continue reading...

Officials: State job booster limping

More funds called key for tech sector

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — A fund designed to inject high-paying, technologybased jobs into the state needs more funding to succeed, some officials say. Continue reading...

Demand rising for pictures of birth

Arkansans slowly warming to service, photographers say

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — When Megan Henry of Hot Springs had her first baby, she relied on family members to document the experience. But last year, she, along with a growing number of women, upgraded to a professional photographer. Continue reading...

Novaculite runs in Hot Springs’ veins

Business for Arkansas stone fades, but companies adapt

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — Hundreds of years ago, in the mountains of Hot Springs, American Indians created sharp arrowheads and tools. In more recent times, companies have created whetstones and abrasives from the same material. Continue reading...

Program rewards savers of electricity

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK — Summer Advantage, a voluntary program of Entergy Arkansas designed to reward customers for saving electricity, has attracted 548 customers since its start June 1. The company hopes to continue to sign up customers. Continue reading...

More stories by Madeline »