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Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

The letters USMCA may not say much to most Arkansans, but to state leaders in international trade, they spell relief.
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Murphy Oil Reports $94M Profit for 3Q, Beats on Revenue

Murphy Oil Corp., the crude exploration and production giant based in El Dorado, reported third-quarter net income of $94 million, meeting expectations and exceeding some analysts' profit predictions.
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Hub Group to Acquire CaseStack for $255M

Hub Group Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois, announced Monday that it will acquire CaseStack Inc, an outsourced logistics provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and Fayetteville, for $255 million in cash.
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Truckers, Construction Firms Ready to Roll with Arkansas Highway Plan

While Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $300 million per year plan for highways will raise diesel prices for truckers, they'll eventually come out ahead through time saved and fewer equipment repairs, the Arkansas Trucking Association says. read more >

Gas Pos Announces Partnership with Twilio

Gas Pos of North Little Rock has teamed up with cloud communications platform Twilio to deliver a new method for retailers to accept and process FleetCor/Comdata and WEX/EFS fleet fuel card transactions. read more >

FedEx Logistics Establishing New HQ in Downtown Memphis

FedEx Logistics is establishing a new headquarters in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, and bringing nearly 700 jobs along with it. read more >

Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

Key leaders from Arkansas businesses, research universities, philanthropic organizations and state agencies will form the new Arkansas Innovation Council at Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request. read more >

Allegiant Offers Season Flights from Little Rock to Destin, Florida

Allegiant Air announces seasonal air service from Little Rock to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in Florida beginning May 17. read more >

Proposed Arkansas Highway Plan Would Raise $300M Per Year

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders unveil a $300 million per year plan to maintain Arkansas' roads and bridges — one billed as the largest single highway proposal in the state's history. read more >

Video: Governor, Legislative Leaders Unveil Highway Plan

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders unveil their plan to raise money for Arkansas' highways. read more >

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent This article is available only in print.

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017. read more >

Central Arkansas Lags U.S. in Slow-Growing Economy

Job growth in central Arkansas has lagged behind that for the nation as a whole since 2010-11, though it's starting to catch up. read more >

Missouri County Officially Dropped from NWA Metro This article is available only in print.

The federal Office of Management & Budget dropped McDonald County from the official Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. read more >

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