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Arkansas' Biggest Deals of 2014 Soar While Value Slips

Arkansas' Biggest Deals of 2014 Soar While Value Slips

The mergers and acquisitions spigots were opened wide last year in Arkansas. The number of big deals — those valued at $9 million or more — soared 38 percent, increasing to 101 in 2014 compared with 73 in 2013.
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Little Rock Port Authority Adopts Sustainability Resolution

The Little Rock Port Authority's board has adopted a resolution supporting the development of a sustainable port.
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J.B. Hunt 4Q Net Income Up 20 Percent

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported fourth-quarter net income of $110 million, or 93 cents per share, on Thursday.
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Kathy Deck: 2015 To Be A Transformative Year for Arkansas Economy

Arkansas' economy is clawing back to its pre-recession level, and Kathy Deck believes 2015 will be a year of transition. Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Arkansas, gave the state forecast at the 21st annual Business Forecast Luncheon on Friday at the Hammons Convention Center in Rogers. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Makes Board, Commission Appointments

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced the following appointments. read more >

Robotics Competition Bringing Kids from 11 States and Canada to LR

Students from across Arkansas and representing 11 states and even Canada will converge on Barton Coliseum in Little Rock March 6-7 for the 2015 Arkansas Rock City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. read more >

Report: State Jobless Rate Down to 5.7 Percent

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in December, dropping two-tenths of a percentage point from November, according to a report from the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

Good Luck With That (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The news that new vehicles, especially SUVs, are flying off the dealers' lots fills me with mixed emotions. If people were using the fuel savings to replace an older car with a more fuel-efficient model, it could make sense even when fuel prices inevitably rise again. read more >

Stephens Sports Reporter Robbie Neiswanger Moves to Democrat-Gazette

Neiswanger will replace staff writer Chris Bahn, who shifted beats late last year to cover Wal-Mart when reporter Cyd King moved to Little Rock. King began covering development in downtown Little Rock after the departure of Jack Weatherly last fall. read more >

Central Arkansas Regains Jobs Lost During Recession

Metroplan last month released its latest “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook,” which examines what it calls “the new economy” in central Arkansas in the aftermath of the Great Recession. read more >

How A Trans-Atlantic Investment Scam Ensnared Credit Union President Joyce Judy

The following story of how the president of a small credit union in Little Rock was ensnared in an international investment scam was pieced together from depositions and exhibits filed in the North Carolina civil case and from official documents filed in the criminal cases. read more >

John Boozman to Co-Chair Aviation Caucus

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman will be co-chairman of the bipartisan Senate General Aviation Caucus in the upcoming session of Congress. read more >

Postal Service Proposes Small Price Increases on Postage

The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday proposed slight increases for mailing postcards and international letters — but wants to leave first-class "Forever" stamps at their present 49 cents. read more >

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