USDA Veterinarian: Bird Flu Outbreak Could Be 'Devastating'

USDA Veterinarian: Bird Flu Outbreak Could Be 'Devastating'

The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday.
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Outgoing Arkansas Chancellor Gearhart, Wife, Give $1M to UA

Outgoing Arkansas Chancellor Gearhart, Wife, Give $1M to UA

Outgoing University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart and his wife, Jane, are giving a $1 million gift to the university.
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Skyline Report: Commercial Permits Up; Multi-family Vacancy Rates Drop in NWA

Arvest Bank on Thursday released its Skyline Reports on commercial and multi-family real estate in northwest Arkansas for the last six months of 2014.
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The List Largest Arkansas Employers

Largest Arkansas Employers list features employer name and contact info, number of employees for current and previous year, and employer's top executive.

Rank Name 2015 Arkansas Employees % Change Arkansas Employees
1 Arkansas State Government 56,956 0
2 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 50,096 2
3 Tyson Foods Inc. 23,000 0
4 U.S. Government 20,200 0
5 Baptist Health 8,083 5

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Poultry Federation President Marvin Childers Ready To Play Chicken with Cuba

Marvin Childers oversees the Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri operations for the Poultry Federation, where he promotes and protects the poultry and egg industry.