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Slim Chickens Coming to Highlands Center in Jonesboro

Slim Chickens Coming to Highlands Center in Jonesboro

Haag Brown Commercial announces that Arkansas-based restaurant Slim Chickens plans to open a new location at the Highlands Shopping Center in Jonesboro.
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With 1 Worker, Arkansas State Center Aims to Aid Innovators

An innovation center at Arkansas State has only one employee — its director — after six months in operation, but has been able to help more than a dozen people work on patents and prototypes for their products.
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Rock Town Expects More Cash on the Barrelhead, Thanks to Tax Bill

Phil Brandon, founder of Rock Town Distillery, is excited about his new building in downtown Little Rock, but he's even more excited about a little-noticed provision of the tax cut bill that Congress recently passed.
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Joey Wiggins Alleges Pharmacy Partners Shorted Stock

A Little Rock businessman is suing his former business partners for allegedly pushing him out of Alternative Care Pharmacy LLC so they could acquire his shares at a low price.
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