Federal Appeals Court: Tyson Foods Doesn't Underpay Workers

Federal Appeals Court: Tyson Foods Doesn't Underpay Workers

Tyson Foods doesn't have to pay workers at two of its Nebraska plants for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear and preparing for work, a federal appeals court ruled. The decision eliminates lower-court decisions that ordered Tyson to pay more than $20 million to the workers and their lawyers.
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US Economy Surged at 3.7 Percent Rate in April-June Quarter

The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to improvements in a number of areas including consumer spending and business investment.
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Christmas in August: Wal-Mart's Holiday Layaway Comes Early

Christmas in August: Wal-Mart's Holiday Layaway Comes Early

Wal-Mart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year.
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Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame to Honor First Inductees

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame to Honor First Inductees

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate its inaugural class of inductees at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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The List Top Lottery Retailers

The list of Arkansas Scholarship Lottery retailers ranked by sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015.

Rank Name Address City
1 Y&E Superstop 23190 Interstate 30 N. Bryant
2 Tobacco Corner Plus 319 E. Broadway Morrilton
3 Freeway Mart 7515 Baseline Road Little Rock
4 Big Red Valero 2317 W. 28th Ave. Pine Bluff
5 28th Street Store 2901 W. 28th St. Pine Bluff

Executive Q&A

Sissy's Log Cabin President Bill Jones on Selling Jewelry in the Diamond State

Bill Jones, the son of Sissy Jones, founder and CEO of Sissy's Log Cabin, and Murphy Jones, secretary-treasurer, runs much of the day-to-day business of the jewelry franchise, which has locations in Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Jonesboro and Memphis.