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Slideshow: Inside Robinson Center's $68 Million Renovation Project

Slideshow: Inside Robinson Center's $68 Million Renovation Project

The Little Rock auditorium is undergoing a $68 million renovation led by the design team of Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects of Little Rock and Ennead Architects of New York. CDI Contractors of Little Rock has partnered with Hunt Construction Group of Dallas as general contractors and construction managers.
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Widespread Growth Seen in Northwest Arkansas

When Sam Walton opened in 1950 the dime store in Bentonville, to say the area was sparsely populated would be an understatement. Today, these environs have grown so much that they comprise their own metropolitan statistical area.
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For Fairness (Editorial)

We support the proposal before the Little Rock Board of Directors that would forbid discrimination against city workers, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Asa Hutchinson Backs Keeping Hold on Hog Farm Permits

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he supports reinstating a moratorium on issuing any new permits for hog farms near the Buffalo National River. read more >

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards. read more >

Walmart Foundation Gives $1.5M to Walton Arts Center

The Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville said Tuesday that it has received a $1.5 million donation from the Walmart Foundation. read more >

Arkansas Jobless Rate Unchanged at 5.6 Percent

The state's unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.6 percent in March, reflecting a revised rate for February. According to DWS, the state's civilian labor force rose by 4,900 from January to February, a result of 5,800 more employed and 900 fewer unemployed Arkansans. read more >

Vantage Point Apartments Lead Off Trio of Million-Dollar Deals

A 138-room hotel and a 5,800-SF home contributed to a series of recent million-dollar transactions in Little Rock. But the biggest deal involved an out-of-state group adding to its multifamily holdings through an $11 million acquisition. read more >

Contractors See Construction Business Pick Up in 2014

In general, 2014 was a year of increase among the biggest general contractors in Arkansas. Eighteen out of 32 firms that reported updated revenue figures for the largest commercial contractors list recorded year-over-year gains. read more >

New Owners Reviving Batesville's Melba Movie Theater

Janelle Shell said the curtain will rise again for the Melba Theater in Batesville. But before the doors open to the historic one-screen theater on the city's Main Street, a long list of repairs has to be made. read more >

Get Tickets Now to Arkansas Business Power Breakfast on Women Business Leaders

Tickets are now available to the next Arkansas Business Power Breakfast, which features experts who will share strategies on recruiting, retaining and inspiring women in the workplace to be leaders. read more >

Little Rock A&P Says Legacy Bistro Operating Without Permit, Not Paying Taxes

The Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission is suing to try to shut down another city eatery, the Legacy Bistro & Bar at 625 W. Capitol Ave. read more >

Craighead County Sees Sales Tax Collections Rise

Craighead County reported a 10.75 percent increase on its 1 percent sales tax receipts during the first three months of 2015 compared with the same period last year. read more >

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