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Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson

Price-Fixing Lawsuit Triggers More Litigation Against Tyson
Donnie Smith, who resigned as CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. on the last day of 2016, said his departure was not related to antitrust litigation linked to price-fixing allegations.

A lawsuit alleging a massive price-fixing conspiracy involving Tyson Foods Inc. and other chicken producers has sparked more litigation against the Springdale meat producer.
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J.B. Hunt 4Q Income Up 1 Percent

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Thursday reported fourth-quarter income of $117.5 million, up from $116.7 million in the same quarter a year ago.
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Video: Daisy To Expand Rogers Plant, Create 25 Jobs

Gamo Outdoor USA and Daisy Outdoor Products, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, announced on Wednesday plans to expand the Daisy plant in Rogers and create 25 jobs over the next two years.
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Level the Playing Field (Editorial)

An injustice is being done to retailers in Arkansas, the local mom-and-pop enterprises that bring life to any town's Main Street, an injustice that also hurts local government. That is the inability of states to collect sales taxes on online purchases. read more >

Daniel Mwanza Joins Surgical Associates with Sparks Regional (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Daniel Mwanza has joined Surgical Associates of Fort Smith and Sparks Regional Medical Center as a general surgeon. read more >

Ty Matlock Takes Associate Seat with United Federal Credit Union (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Ty Matlock has been named associate director of the board of directors of United Federal Credit Union, headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan. read more >

Endeavor Foundation Donates $2M to Children's Northwest Hospital

The Endeavor grant will go toward family-centered programs such as financial counseling, volunteer services and pastoral and palliative care. read more >

Walton Family Foundation Awards TheatreSquared $12.5M

TheatreSquared received $12.5 million in grants from the Walton Family Foundation for the design and construction of a new facility. read more >

Vixiar Medical Names New CEO

Vixiar Medical of Annapolis, Maryland, announces the appointment of Kevin Thibodeau as its CEO, effective immediately. read more >

Wal-Mart Plans 10K New Retail Jobs, $6.8B in US Spending

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer says its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs, even as it opens fewer stores in the coming fiscal year. read more >

Block Healthcare Development Acquires 1 Arkansas Medical Office Building, 2 in Georgia

Block Healthcare Development LLC of Kansas City, Missouri, closes on the acquisition of three medical office buildings in Siloam Springs and in Ringgold and Tucker, Georgia. read more >

Tacos 4 Life Building New Restaurant in Springdale

Tacos 4 Life Grill of Conway announced Friday that it would break ground in the spring on a new restaurant on West Sunset Avenue in Springdale, between Buffalo Wild Wings and Freddy's Frozen Custard. read more >

Tyson Venture Fund Looks to Future of Food

Tyson Foods announced in early December a $150 million capital investment fund it calls Tyson New Ventures LLC to invest in innovative food companies and technologies. read more >

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