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Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years

Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years
An artist's sketch of the Mercy Northwest Arkansas expansion in Rogers.

Mercy Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday announced a five-year, $247 million expansion project it said will create 1,000 new jobs.
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JBU Gets $3M From Windgate Foundation for Renovation to Dorms

John Brown University announced Thursday a $3 million lead challenge grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the $6 million renovation of Mayfield Residence Hall.
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Rich Mountain Community College Trustees Vote To Join UA System

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees could give final approval May 25-26 to a merger with Rich Mountain Community College in Mena (Polk County).
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PAM Transport 1Q Income Down 46 Percent

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported first-quarter income of $2.9 million, down from $5.4 million in the same quarter a year ago. read more >

ArcBest Swings to $6M 1Q Loss, Cites 'Sluggish' Manufacturing

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith on Friday reported a first-quarter net loss of $6.1 million, or 24 cents per share, down from net income of $700,000, or 3 cents per share, in the same quarter last year. read more >

UA Appoints Michael Miller Dean of Education, Health Professions

Michael T. Miller has been named dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for a two-year term, beginning July 1. read more >

ArcBest's Robert Young Retires

Robert Young on Tuesday presided over his last shareholders meeting as the chairman of the board of ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith. read more >

UA Names Matthew Waller Dean of Walton Business College

The University of Arkansas said Tuesday that Matthew Waller will become dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business on May 1. Waller, 51, has been interim dean since April. read more >

JB Hunt to Create Task Force to Study Anti-Discrimination Proposal

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell said it would appoint a task force in response to a shareholders vote on an anti-discrimination proposal April 21. read more >

USA Truck Renames Logistics Business As 'USAT Logistics'

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren on Tuesday said it has rebranded and renamed its asset-light logistics business, formerly known as Strategic Capacity Solutions, to USAT Logistics. read more >

Art by Picasso, Haas to Show at Crystal Bridges Starting Friday

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the installation of several major loans, including Pablo Picasso's "Seated Woman in Chemise (1923)," on loan from the Tate Modern in London; and Philip Haas' "The Four Seasons (2011)," on loan from Sonnabend Gallery on behalf of the artist. read more >

In Arkansas, Seven Campaigns Aim for Alcohol Sales

Five counties and two cities are collecting signatures in hopes that voters can decide in November whether to allow alcohol sales in their communities. read more >

Wal-Mart Reveals $1.9M Paid to UA in FY 2015

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. revealed in its proxy statement last week that it paid about $1.9 million to the University of Arkansas in the retailer's fiscal year that ended Jan. 31. read more >

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