Wal-Mart to Increase Temporary Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent

Wal-Mart to Increase Temporary Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent
Black Friday 2013 at Wal-Mart.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year.
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State Supreme Court Denies Alltel Motion for Arbitration

State Supreme Court Denies Alltel Motion for Arbitration

The Arkansas Supreme Court sided with a Saline County Circuit Court ruling and denied Alltel Corp. of Little Rock, which sold to Verizon Wireless in 2009, arbitration in a class-action case.
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Arkansas' Higher Education Enrollment Down 1 Percent

Arkansas' Higher Education Enrollment Down 1 Percent

The number of students enrolled in higher education is down 1 percent from a year ago, according to enrollment numbers on the 11th day of classes.
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The List Largest Gas Production Companies

Largest Gas Production Companies in Arkansas list includes company contact info, Mcf sold in most recent full year, number of wells, production counties, and top executive.

Rank Name City MCF Sold No. of Wells
1 Seeco Inc. Fayetteville 743,523,878 3,869
2 XTO Energy Inc. Fort Worth 165,518,289 2,097
3 BHP Billiton Houston 161,601,509 983
4 Stephens Production Co. Fort Smith 26,068,887 779
5 Forest Oil Corp. Denver 10,284,207 491

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AIPRO President Mark Thomas on Keeping Oil Numbers in the Black

The mission of AIPRO is to represent the interests of oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners in Arkansas, while educating others about the benefits oil and gas bring to the state.