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North Little Rock Looks to the Skies This article is available only in print.

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies
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North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith had heard complaints about the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. Last fall, he asked some of the critical executives to put their concerns in writing, into a form he could take to the City Council. They did, and the remarks were scathing.


Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

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Almost five years after it opened, the Conway Municipal Airport at Cantrell Field is living up to expectations, city and economic development officials say. read more >

Oregon Firm to Acquire American Railcar Industries

Oregon Firm to Acquire American Railcar Industries

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Publicly traded Greenbrier Companies Inc. of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announced Thursday that it will acquire the manufacturing business of American Railcar Industries of St. Charles, Missouri, for $430 million from ITE Management LP. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

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Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

GOP States Discover A Tax Hike They Have to Like: For Roads

GOP States Discover A Tax Hike They Have to Like: For Roads

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After passing waves of tax cuts in recent years, some lawmakers in several Republican-dominated states — including Arkansas — have decided it's time to make a big exception and are pushing for tax increases to fix roads that are crumbling from years of neglect. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

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Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >

Baker House Reopens After $150K Remodel

Baker House Reopens After $150K Remodel

Stacy and Nathan Hamilton — a real estate agent and communications director for the city of North Little Rock, respectively — are hosting a grand reopening at 5 p.m. Friday for the remodeled 122-year-old Baker House at 501 Main St. in downtown North Little Rock. read more >

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

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The Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will present its regular Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16 in Fayetteville. read more >

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

Arkansas Pot Plots Proved Smokin' Hot

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Pinpointing legally permissible real estate for the state's first medical cannabis enterprises after a 2016 legalization vote was like plunging into the haystack to find the perfect spot for a needle, those involved in the process say. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Eateries Enjoying Growth

Northwest Arkansas Eateries Enjoying Growth

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Northwest Arkansas' population is becoming more diverse as it grows, and the area's restaurant industry is hitching along for the ride. "That is one of the things Arkansas brings to the table: There are unique experiences in every area," said Kalene Griffith, CEO of Visit Bentonville. read more >

Tempus Realty Savors Home-Run Investment

Tempus Realty Savors Home-Run Investment

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After putting together a portfolio of 14 commercial properties during the past three years, Little Rock's Tempus Realty Partners cashed out of its first deal. The transaction was a doozy. read more >