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Arkansas State, Miami Given Deadline to Resolve Dispute

Arkansas State, Miami Given Deadline to Resolve Dispute

A judge has ordered Arkansas State University and the University of Miami to use a third-party mediator to resolve a dispute over a football game that was canceled last year because of concerns about Hurricane Irma.
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Joshua Brown Notes Successful Developments Raised by Wolves

Joshua Brown, one of the principals of Haag Brown in Jonesboro, says northeast Arkansas "needs 'one thing' by which we are known."
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Jonesboro Convention Center Developer Ordered to Pay Attorneys' Fees

There's more bad news for the owner of the defunct Jonesboro Hyatt Place Hotel & Convention Center.
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Nominate Now for the Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Arkansas Business is once again seeking nominations of the state's most outstanding businesses, business executives and nonprofit organizations for its Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. read more >

3 Jonesboro Radio Stations Knocked Off Air by Copper Thefts

Three Jonesboro radio stations are back on the air after copper thieves disrupted operations and damaged the transmitter building and a backup generator. read more >

Report: Machines to Handle More Than Half Workplace Tasks by 2025

More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025, organizers of the Davos economic forum said in a report released Monday that highlights the speed with which the labor market will change in coming years. read more >

Holly Gonzales Starts at St. Bernards (Jonesboro Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Holly Gonzales, a radiologist, has joined St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Steve Debber has joined home improvement retailer E.C. Barton & Co. read more >

The Struggle Is Real (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Customer experiences in retail and dining confirm that the struggle to find employees with critical thinking skills is real. read more >

Opportunity Zones Have Transformative Potential (Lisa Ferrell Commentary)

This breadth of investment can accelerate growth for those who live and work in Opportunity Zones while potentially drawing more businesses seeking to capitalize on accessible funding and favorable returns. read more >

Arkansas Power Crews Head East to Help as Florence Arrives

Entergy Arkansas and the state's electric power cooperatives are offering a pre-emptive hand as Hurricane Florence bears down on the coast of North Carolina. read more >

Arvest: David Norris Will Lead Mortgage Lending in NEA

Arvest Bank has promoted David Norris to vice president and mortgage lending supervisor for the its Northeast Arkansas market. read more >

TTEC Events to Hire 450 in Jonesboro, Sherwood

TTEC Holdings Inc., formerly known as TeleTech Holdings Inc., of Englewood, Colorado, is hosting career fairs in Jonesboro and Sherwood to hire 450 people. read more >

Arkansas Colleges Report on Enrollment

Some Arkansas universities reported that their overall enrollment fell slightly this year, though a couple had record-breaking enrollment and several touted other measures as positive — such as higher retention and graduation rates. read more >

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