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Weis Says Decision To Leave USA Truck His To Make

Weis Says Decision To Leave USA Truck His To Make

Former USA Truck executive Burton Weis said it was his decision to resign from the Van Buren trucking company and he hoped to stay in northwest Arkansas with his next job.
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PAM Gives Cushman Raise, Promotes Herndon

PAM Transport of Tontitown promoted Matt Herndon to COO on Aug. 12, the company said in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
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NWA Airport Announces Nonstop Service to San Francisco

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport announced it would have nonstop jet service from northwest Arkansas to San Francisco.
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UCA Receives $3M from Highway and Transportation Department

University of Central Arkansas President Tom Courtway was presented with a $3 million check today. read more >

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame to Honor First Inductees

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate its inaugural class of inductees at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. read more >

US Economy Surged at 3.7 Percent Rate in April-June Quarter

The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to improvements in a number of areas including consumer spending and business investment. read more >

Quapaw Casino-Growth Plans Generate Opposition in Kansas

The success of Downstream Casino Resort in Kansas and plans for expansion suggests that the Quapaw Tribe of Indians know how to run a casino — an expertise that might well worry Arkansas' existing gambling venues. read more >

CORRECTED: Car-Mart's Quarterly Earnings Off

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reported a significant drop in earnings for the first quarter of 2016 that CEO Hank Henderson said was mostly the result of the company's "lack of consistent blocking and tackling." Car-Mart's income for the quarter was up 12 percent but revenue dropped from $7.2 million to $4.6 million. read more >

Fly Arkansas Leases Former Hawker Facility

Sage Partners has announced the lease of 55,882-SF of space at the former Hawker facility Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, to Fly Arkansas LLC. read more >

Hugg & Hall Gets New Site in Fort Smith

Super Properties III LLC, led by John Hugg and Robert Hall, bought a 16.2-acre property at 7101 S. Zero St. Hugg & Hall paid just shy of $2.5 million to Alawest-AL LLC. read more >

Mending Bridges a Constant Mission

Arkansas inspects its bridges at least once every two years — and more frequently for bridges that have earned a structurally deficient label — and Mike Hill insists the term sounds worse than it is. read more >

Central Arkansas Planners Think I-30 Proposal Costly, Inefficient

The state Highway Department's $450 million plan to widen Interstate 30, a project that includes replacing the Arkansas River Bridge, is generating hand-wringing from area planners. read more >

Cautious Optimism for Rebuilding Broadway Bridge

Motorists who regularly drive downtown may dread next year's replacement of the Broadway Bridge, but Little Rock and transit officials don't expect the $98.4 million project to cause many problems for area businesses. read more >

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