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Hindsville Fireworks Owner Files Injunction With a Bang

Hindsville Fireworks Owner Files Injunction With a Bang This article is available only in print.

Washington County Circuit Judge Doug Martin appointed a receiver to oversee the accounting for Uncle Sam's Fireworks Inc. of Hindsville after the company's owner filed a lawsuit against the company's president.
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WLR Comfort Suites Sold for Nearly $6.2M This article is available only in print.

This week's roster of Pulaski County real estate transactions encompasses a hotel in west Little Rock, an industrial project in east Little Rock, a future convenience store location in Jacksonville, an office building in North Little Rock, a retail project in North Little Rock and a residence in west Little Rock
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Rejuvenix Ready to Reduce Cancer Side Effects

Rejuvenix Technologies LLC of Perryville has patented a technology that aims to reduce side effects for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment by delivering drugs directly to tumors.
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Arkansas Unemployment Unchanged at 3.8 Percent

Arkansas' unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in June, unchanged from the previous month, according to a report Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

State Governors Delve Into Foreign Diplomacy on Trade War

State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico. read more >

Survey of Economists: US Sales, Employment Likely to Grow

Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. read more >

Betsy Bullock Named Senior Designer at Aromatique (Movers & Shakers)

Betsy Bullock has been hired as senior product designer for Aromatique Inc. of Heber Springs. read more >

CEOs Aren't Talking to Customers (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Given the truth that CEOs are ultimately responsible for the growth of the enterprise, one detail stands out: “Most of our CEOs were dismayed to discover how little time they spent with their customers — just 3% on average.” read more >

Kimberly-Clark Says It May Close Conway Plant

Kimberly-Clark Corp. officials told the Conway Chamber of Commerce late Thursday that the company is considering closing its mill in Conway. read more >

South Arkansas Timber, Proximity to Texas Attracts Conifex

Ken Shields, Conifex's president and CEO, spoke to Arkansas Business late Wednesday about why the Glenwood plant in the southern part of the state was an attractive buy. read more >

Economist: Report Indicates Workforce Shortage Coming Soon

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute's 2018 Economic Report Card indicates that workforce participation rates, in Arkansas and the rest of the country, will continue to decline as baby boomers near retirement. read more >

Conifex Completes Acquisition of Arkansas, Florida Sawmills

Conifex Timber Inc. of Vancouver completes its acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida, and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood, Arkansas, in a deal worth more than $250 million. read more >

Asa Hutchinson: Sun Paper to Be Exempt From Tariffs

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says newly imposed tariffs by the Trump administration shouldn't affect plans for a new Chinese-owned paper mill in the state. read more >

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