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At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers This article is available only in print.

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers
4 days ago

The airport code is HOT, and these days it's both an identifier and a description: Traffic, revenue and optimism are climbing at Hot Springs Memorial Field.

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

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies
4 days ago

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.


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 >

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

Swepco Faces Challenges at PSC and in Federal Court

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Southwest Electric Power Co. faces legal and environmental pressure on two fronts, with the Sierra Club filing a Public Service Commission request to force a resubmission of the utility's 20-year resource plan and the city of Prescott suing it for $3.3 million. 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 >

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 >

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

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Renewable energy and health care top the list of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States in 2016-26, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more >

Lithium Test Plant Coming to South Arkansas

Lithium Test Plant Coming to South Arkansas

Technology & TelecomWhispers

Standard Lithium Inc. has raised $10 million in equity financing for building and testing a pilot plant in Canada, then shipping it in containers to be reassembled at one of three El Dorado bromine production sites. read more >

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

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The statistical reality of the the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime proposal is that Arkansas employees earn lower wages than much of the country, meaning Arkansas employers are more likely than employers in other parts of the country to feel the effects of an increase. read more >

Drilling Industry Waits for Bust to Clear

Drilling Industry Waits for Bust to Clear

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Three years after natural gas prices plunged to their lowest point since 1998 — one-sixth the price seen in 2005 — the gas market remains depressed, drilling is dormant, and oil production is flat in the traditional crude belt of south Arkansas. read more >