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Strong Liquor Store Takes Shot in Court Over Fire

Strong Liquor Store Takes Shot in Court Over Fire

An insurance company says it shouldn't have to pay a more than $550,000 claim for fire-related damages to a liquor store in Union County.
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Walnut Ridge Three Scheduled for Sentencing on Bank Fraud

Three former employees of First National Bank of Lawrence County who have already pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Little Rock later this week.
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St. Vincent West Attracts $14.1 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

An affiliate of Physicians Realty Trust of Milwaukee bought the 45,952-SF St. Vincent West medical office building in west Little Rock from St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center.
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Third Walnut Ridge Defendant Gets Shorter Sentence, Co-Conspirators May Benefit

Sharp-eyed lawyering resulted in a shorter prison term for Peggy Sutton, the last of three defendants to be sentenced for stealing almost $4 million from First National Bank of Lawrence County, and it could bode well for her co-conspirators. read more >

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments. read more >

Arcade Office in River Market Bought for $2.7M

Office space in downtown Little Rock, an ammo plant in Jacksonville and a Little Rock warehouse provide our trio of multimillion-dollar deals this week. read more >

Batesville Impact Plan Living Up to Its Name

Fresh eyes, strategic planning, youthful energy and cold, hard cash are shaking up Batesville, a college town on the jagged edge of the Ozarks that is burdened with many of the same challenges as the Delta that's just minutes away. read more >

Millennials Drive Boom in Arkansas Apartment Market

When it comes to shelter, the millennial generation has established a reputation for its lingering embrace of apartments over homeownership. The market impact of the 18-34 age group is helping drive occupancy rates higher, to the delight of landlords. read more >

Towne Oaks Duo Draws $10 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

An affiliate of the AndMark real estate investment firm of Los Angeles bought the 152-unit Towne Oaks Apartments at 9300 Treasure Hill Road and the 64-unit Towne Oaks Village Apartments at 9600 Southedge Drive. read more >

New $25M Baptist Memorial Hospital In West Memphis To Open in 2018

Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis expects its approximately $25 million hospital in Crittenden County to open sometime in the first half of 2018. read more >

Legislative Committee Endorses Arkansas Insurance Marketplace Fee

Arkansas lawmakers have endorsed an agency's plan to collect a 3 percent fee on plans offered through the state's health insurance exchange. read more >

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announces Second Class of Inductees

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame announces its 2016 class of inductees. The second-ever class, including two posthumous inductees, will be honored at a banquet on Oct. 27 at the University of Central Arkansas. read more >

Americans Got Raise Last Year for First Time Since 2007

The typical U.S. household's income rose 5.2 percent in 2015 to $56,516, the Census Bureau said Tuesday. read more >

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