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NLR Sports Memorabilia Dealer John Rogers Sued for Missed Payment

NLR Sports Memorabilia Dealer John Rogers Sued for Missed Payment

A dispute over the $1.35 million acquisition of a treasure trove of historic Major League Baseball images recently took the field in Pulaski County Circuit Court. The heir and former keeper of the famed George Burke & George Brace Collection of photographic negatives sued North Little Rock businessman John Rogers and his Sports Card Plus Inc.
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Arkansas Law Grads Still Finding Tight Market

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Bowen School of Law said it is reducing its enrollment for the fall because of the tight job market for new attorneys.
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Obamacare Hit by Ruling, but Subsidies to Continue

A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
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Pulaski County Jail Reopens For First Time Since July 1

Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Lt. Carl Minden says the jail reopened at 6 a.m. Thursday. The jail had been closed since July 1, after its population rose to 1,281 inmates. read more >

Group Asks Arkansas to Block Alcohol Measure

A group opposed to a proposal expanding alcohol sales in Arkansas asked state election officials Monday to block the measure from the November ballot, claiming its petitions weren't submitted by the right deadline. read more >

Wal-Mart Execs Naturally Dominate List of Executive Compensation

Top executives at the world's largest company continue to dominate Arkansas Business' annual list of public company executive compensation, starting with the new CEO, Doug McMillon. read more >

Proposal Would Raise Arkansas' Minimum Wage Rate

Arkansas' minimum wage of $6.25 an hour, which applies to all employers with four or more employees, is one of only four state minimums that remain below the federal wage of $7.25 hourly. read more >

Wal-Mart Bribery Case Creeps Along in Court

A U.S. District Court judge in Arkansas ruled last month that a lawsuit filed in 2012 against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and its directors over allegations of bribery in Mexico can move forward. read more >

Lessons Learned (Editorial)

One of our best additions to the pages of Arkansas Business in our redesign three years ago has turned out to be the weekly Executive Q&A. It's a good way of getting new voices into the paper, voices largely unfiltered by editors because the Q&As are usually done via email and we publish the answers largely as written (though sometimes abbreviated because of space constraints). read more >

Rob Noirot, Chris Green Join DataPath (Movers & Shakers)

Rob Noirot has been hired as business relationship manager at DataPath Inc. of Little Rock, and Chris Green has been hired as national sales executive. Noirot previously worked in business banking and treasury management at U.S. Bank. Green was formerly a regional manager for George R. Douglas & Associates in Memphis. read more >

Razorclean Closes Case Against O.J.'s

Just as the Razorclean Maids Inc. lawsuit against O.J.'s Service Two Inc. of North Little Rock was about to get dirty with O.J.'s discovery requests, Razorclean asked that the case be withdrawn. read more >

One Bank Sells Former Scooter Stuart House

Syed and Ayesha Samad acquired the 12,350-SF mansion in west Little Rock's gated Hickory Creek neighborhood for $1.6 million. read more >

Officials: Up to $100M Needed for New Prison

Arkansas corrections officials told lawmakers Thursday they'll need up to $100 million to build a new prison and $25 million to operate it annually in order to ease prison overcrowding. read more >

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