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Arkansas Business
Windstream Confirms Elimination of 54 Jobs in ArkansasRock confirmed Thursday that 54 jobs are being eliminated in Arkansas, includin
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
Rock confirmed Thursday that 54 jobs are being eliminated in Arkansas, including 43 in Little Rock. Sources have told Arkansas Business that the total number of layoffs is in the hundreds, possibly nearing 1,000 over the coming weeks, but... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Moses Tucker, Newmark Grubb Merge to Form Moses Tucker Partnersdriving force behind Little Rock's River Market District renaissance, Moses Tuc
Arkansas Business / Posted 2 days ago
driving force behind Little Rock's River Market District renaissance, Moses Tucker Real Estate was ranked No. 3 on Arkansas Business' most recent list of largest commercial property management firms, with 4.2 million SF under management.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans tell Trump: Do no harm to tradingROGERS -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas business leaders on Tuesday sent a u
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
ROGERS -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas business leaders on Tuesday sent a unified message to the Trump administration about pending trade negotiations: Change is fine, but do no harm to the state's trading relationships with Mexico and... Read more
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Reporter Marci Manley Turns to PR; It's Not Shocking NewsKeep Your Job.” “The reason I made the job shift was that TV journalism will c
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 days ago
Keep Your Job.” “The reason I made the job shift was that TV journalism will chew you up and spit you out,” Barnes told Arkansas Business a week ago. “I didn’t have a life otherwise, and I was fast approaching 40. The hours are long and demands... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Good People Who Care (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)in his entire, miserable life. I mentioned The Wall Street Journal’s story abo
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 days ago
in his entire, miserable life. I mentioned The Wall Street Journal’s story about White House turnover on Twitter, and an Arkansas business executive responded. The turnover rate doesn’t matter, he said, as long as they are good people who... Read more
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Arkansas Business
PSC Acts Quickly, Pushing Utilities to Pass On Tax Savingschange on the affected jurisdictional utilities," the commission's executive di
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 days ago
change on the affected jurisdictional utilities," the commission's executive director, John P. Bethel, wrote in an email to Arkansas Business. The order directs investor-owned utilities to file an analysis of the ratemaking effects of the new tax... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Competing With the State (Editorial)fell under the competitive advantage exemption of the Arkansas Freedom of Infor
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
fell under the competitive advantage exemption of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Curiously, an FOI request by Arkansas Business turned up no communication concerning the negotiations between UAMS and Baptist Health Medical... Read more
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Arkansas Business
TB&P Announces Northeast Arkansas PublicationTalk Business & Politics, Roby Brock’s multimedia franchise of Arkansas busines
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
Talk Business & Politics, Roby Brock’s multimedia franchise of Arkansas business and political coverage, is set to launch a monthly tabloid newsmagazine based in Jonesboro and focused on business and political leaders in northeast Arkansas. The... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Governor Asks PSC to Pass On Benefit of Tax Cuthave a different impact on each utility. CenterPoint Energy Spokesperson Alici
Arkansas Business / Posted 8 days ago
have a different impact on each utility. CenterPoint Energy Spokesperson Alicia Dixon agrees. She said in an email to Arkansas Business, "The tax bill would affect every utility differently based on their regulatory environments and each... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Forbes Ranks Home BancShares No. 1 on 'Best Banks' Listratio (42 percent)." "A bunch of hard-working country people around here," Hom
Arkansas Business / Posted 9 days ago
ratio (42 percent)." "A bunch of hard-working country people around here," Home BancShares Chairman Johnny Allison told Arkansas Business on Wednesday. "This makes us very proud." Since launching in 1999, Home BancShares has made 22... Read more
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Arkansas Business
FERC Ruling Against Propping Up Coal Plants Draws Praisedirector of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association, which has grown into a ma
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
director of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association, which has grown into a major promote of renewable energy and the Arkansas businesses that work in the field, called the ruling a victory for free markets. "This ruling is good news for a... Read more
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Arkansas Business
McKuin Takes New Public Radio Job, With Same CommuteUniversity avenues. "Obviously APM is a small group of people and any time you
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
University avenues. "Obviously APM is a small group of people and any time you leave a team it's personal," McKuin told Arkansas Business on Tuesday morning, noting that she'd enjoyed a great working relationship with Bobby Ampezzan, the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Albert Yarnell of Yarnell Ice Cream Renown Dies at 94first major plant expansion in 1951 and became president in 1974 after his fath
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
first major plant expansion in 1951 and became president in 1974 after his father's death. He was an inductee in the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame at the University of Arkansas and was among Arkansas Business' 25 Living Legends in its 25th... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oversaw family’s ice cream businessboard’s chairman in 2000, and also was a past president of the Arkansas Dairy P
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
board’s chairman in 2000, and also was a past president of the Arkansas Dairy Products Association. He was a member of the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame, “one of his nicest honors,” Rogers Yarnell said. As a “very private man,” Albert Yarnell was... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Sublett to Lead GateHouse Papers in Conway, Clinton, Heber Springs"The Post." "So many women charted this course, and I'm honored to be among th
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
"The Post." "So many women charted this course, and I'm honored to be among them on whatever small scale," Sublett told Arkansas Business with a laugh. Born in Monticello but raised in Houston, Sublett said she was "all in" with Gatehouse after... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Sidney Moncrief, Ron Watson Team to Teach Career Readinessto prepare disadvantaged youth for entry into the workforce. So far, they've s
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
to prepare disadvantaged youth for entry into the workforce. So far, they've scheduled seven forums in: Moncrief told Arkansas Business the initiative will teach youth about the soft skills required to succeed in their careers. "Soft skills"... Read more
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Arkansas Business
UAMS to Cut Workforce by 600 Positions, Including 258 Occupiedwhich UAMS is announcing today, includes 258 positions that are currently occup
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
which UAMS is announcing today, includes 258 positions that are currently occupied, the university said in a statement. Arkansas Business reported in December that the university was looking for ways to cut costs amid a projected a deficit of... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Children's Northwest Readies for DebutDay in the LifeThe hospital planned a full-scale simulation of operations at th
Arkansas Business / Posted 12 days ago
Day in the LifeThe hospital planned a full-scale simulation of operations at the Springdale campus on Friday, after Arkansas Business’ print deadline. Doderer said the simulation, which she called a Day in the Life, would recreate the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Group Proposes Casino Amendment to Fund Highwaysto generate an additional $400 million dollars a year for highway improvements,
Arkansas Business / Posted 14 days ago
to generate an additional $400 million dollars a year for highway improvements, that it's not all going to come from the same source, and that there are going to have be several sources that are utilized." Arkansas Business will udpate this... Read more
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Arkansas Business
With Sparks of Ingenuity, Democrat-Gazette Emerges From Darkemployees were also in a pickle. Initiative and ingenuity were on their side,
Arkansas Business / Posted 16 days ago
employees were also in a pickle. Initiative and ingenuity were on their side, though, and most subscribers, including Arkansas Business, received their copies on time Wednesday morning. The outcome was a result of what Democrat-Gazette... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rabbit! Rabbit!rabbit" were not the first words out of his mouth. "Hence," he writes, "the ki
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
rabbit" were not the first words out of his mouth. "Hence," he writes, "the kidney stone." RABBIT OF THE MONTH CLUB Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Crownover Moritz posts "Rabbit rabbit" on her Facebook page monthly, and her friends post it... Read more
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Arkansas Business
The Year in Executive Q&A: 2017Dear Readers, I often say that the No. 1 thing that interests Arkansas Busines
Arkansas Business / Posted 19 days ago
Dear Readers, I often say that the No. 1 thing that interests Arkansas Business readers is OPM — other people’s money. Our news staff understands that the fundamental service we perform is compiling information to help business executives understand... Read more
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Arkansas Business
E-Z Mart Sold to GPM Investmentsof the leading, privately owned convenience store chains in the U.S. and is cur
Arkansas Business / Posted 22 days ago
of the leading, privately owned convenience store chains in the U.S. and is currently ranked as the 31st largest company." Arkansas Business has contacted E-Z Mart and will update this story. She also said in the release, "The significant... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Governor Announces Completion of GIS Projectin site selection processes and other state agencies, such as the transportatio
Arkansas Business / Posted 23 days ago
in site selection processes and other state agencies, such as the transportation department. Johnson also thanked the contractor hired for the project, Sanborn Map Company Inc. of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Arkansas Business will update this sto... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A new Wheatley buildinghis dreams. I've got the dreams and ambitions. He has the experience to slow me
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
his dreams. I've got the dreams and ambitions. He has the experience to slow me down so I won't run off a cliff." In that Arkansas Business interview 24 years ago, Wheatley already was talking about the need for more residents... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JOHN BRUMMETT: A vintage Christmasmorning in the spring, I sat alone, having breakfast at Leo's in Hillcrest. A t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
morning in the spring, I sat alone, having breakfast at Leo's in Hillcrest. A text came in from Gwen Moritz, editor of Arkansas Business and regular estate-sale scavenger. She said she was at an estate sale looking quite possibly at the very... Read more
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Arkansas Business
HBO's 'True Detective' to Be Filmed, Produced in Northwest Arkansaswill receive incentives from state and local governments. Brandi Hinkle, AEDC'
Arkansas Business / Posted 28 days ago
will receive incentives from state and local governments. Brandi Hinkle, AEDC's communications director, told Arkansas Business that it doesn't yet know the value of the incentives it will provide. "The AEDC programs they qualify for... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Top Online Stories of 2017: Fake Will Story Commanded the Clickswire fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering. Trial i
Arkansas Business / Posted 28 days ago
wire fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and money laundering. Trial is scheduled for Feb. 5. It’s a classic Arkansas Business story, one that attracted readers through its connection to a high-profile disaster and the titillating... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths of 2017on Eden Isle in Heber Springs. She was 79. The Jonesboro native was inducted in
Arkansas Business / Posted 29 days ago
on Eden Isle in Heber Springs. She was 79. The Jonesboro native was inducted into the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame and Arkansas Business Hall of Fame last year. Although she stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Aromatique... Read more
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Arkansas Business
John Rogers Sentenced to 12 Years in Prisonand engaged in even more fraud. "Society needs to be protected from you." The
Arkansas Business / Posted 30 days ago
and engaged in even more fraud. "Society needs to be protected from you." The judge also noted, "I don't believe the crimes were based on addiction or mental condition. There was no other reason but greed." Arkansas Business will update this st... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Bank of the Ozarks Exits Secondary Market Home LendingReinvestment Act) mortgage lending group and its community bank group, spokeswo
Arkansas Business / Posted a month ago
Reinvestment Act) mortgage lending group and its community bank group, spokeswoman Susan Blair said in an email to Arkansas Business. Two ranking mortgage bankers, Gene Holman and George Schaefer, "will continue to run the other business... Read more
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Sherece West-Scantlebury on Who Gets Grants from Rockefeller FoundationGerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a bachelor’s degree from Bowie State
Arkansas Business / Posted 1 months ago
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a bachelor’s degree from Bowie State University. In 2013, she was recognized by Arkansas Business as a Woman of Influence. Describe the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation’s mission and the different forms... Read more
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A Detail-Oriented Holiday (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)details and try mightily to get them right — have chosen to work in the news bu
Arkansas Business / Posted 1 months ago
details and try mightily to get them right — have chosen to work in the news business. This is the last regular issue of Arkansas Business of 2017 — my last column of the year, the last installment of Whispers. Next week, with a Christmas cover... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
JOHN BRUMMETT: The story of the yearopening question: What was the biggest political story of 2017? We all agreed-
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
opening question: What was the biggest political story of 2017? We all agreed--Rex Nelson of this paper, Gwen Moritz of Arkansas Business and I--that Donald Trump's presidency was the biggest story. I went a little further and said that, while... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The story of the yearopening question: What was the biggest political story of 2017? We all agreed-
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
opening question: What was the biggest political story of 2017? We all agreed--Rex Nelson of this paper, Gwen Moritz of Arkansas Business and I--that Donald Trump's presidency was the biggest story. I went a little further and said that, while... Read more
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Arkansas Business
UA Names Mervin Jebaraj CBER Directorand executing" economic studies for the Arkansas Economic Development Commissio
Arkansas Business / Posted 1 months ago
and executing" economic studies for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the Northwest Arkansas Council, the Walton Family Foundation, Arvest Bank, the UA and others. Jebaraj was named among Arkansas Business' "20 in Their 20s" class in 20... Read more

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