ABTI Report: NWA Leads; Home Prices Drag Down Little Rock in May
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ABTI Report: NWA Leads; Home Prices Drag Down Little Rock in May

May was a good month for the northwest Arkansas economy, according to the latest data from the Arkansas Tech Business Index.
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Tim Griffin: Changes Needed to Common Core Standards

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin says he thinks Arkansas should keep some elements of Common Core but make changes where necessary and rename the controversial education standards to more closely reflect the state's needs.
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Murphy Oil Makes Executive Changes

Murphy Oil Makes Executive Changes

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado on Tuesday named a new vice president and created a new vice president position.
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UAMS Names Patricia Cowan New Dean of Nursing

UAMS Names Patricia Cowan New Dean of Nursing

Patricia A. Cowan, Ph.D., R.N., has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and will begin on or before Dec. 1.
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The List Arkansas Banks by Return on Equity

Arkansas Banks ranked by return on equity also includes total assets and net income.

Rank Name ROE Net Income
1 First Federal Bank 34 21,921,000
2 Riverside Bank 21 1,691,000
3 Ozark Heritage Bank 16 1,621,000
4 Farmers Bank & Trust 16 9,019,000
5 First Security Bank 16 100,444,000

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EquityNet's Judd Hollas Sees Plenty of Room in Crowdfunding

Before founding EquityNet in 2005, Judd Hollas was division manager for Beta-Rubicon Inc. of Fayetteville, a consulting firm specializing in technology assessment and business due diligence services. He has 20 years of experience as an independent technology analyst and investment manager in the private and public domains.