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Arkansas Trucking Association Looks to College For Help

Arkansas Trucking Association Looks to College For Help
Arkansas Trucking Association President Shannon Newton and ATA 40 Under 40 Council Chairman Jeff Fleming.

The Arkansas Trucking Association is trying to do something novel to address the high turnover rate for trucking executives by naming four college students to the association's 40 Under 40 Council.
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Volkswagen Faces Long Road in Regaining Trust

German automobile maker Volkswagen still smarting after an emissions scandal left 2,540 Arkansans eligible for buybacks.
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Port of Little Rock Reports Barge Tonnage for August

The Port of Little Rock on Wednesday reported that its total barge tonnage in August was 57,000 net tons.
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Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and four business leaders speak against two proposals that would legalize marijuana use by those with certain medical conditions. read more >

Burgundy Book: Wages Increasing, Unemployment Declining

The unemployment rate in the Little Rock zone averaged 3.8 percent in the second quarter, its lowest rate on record, according to the latest Little Rock Burgundy Book. read more >

What Commuters Can Expect When the Broadway Bridge Closes Wednesday

Drivers coming in and out of Little Rock and North Little Rock will be confronted with shifting traffic patterns, lane changes and signal adjustments while the Broadway Bridge is closed for the next six months. read more >

Rock Region Metro Continues Maintenance Deal With Love's Trillium CNG

Rock Region Metro of North Little Rock plans to replace its remaining 43 diesel-fueled buses with compressed natural gas buses by the end of 2025. read more >

Maumelle Villas Moved in $8.5 Million Deal

Townhomes in Maumelle, a future Nissan dealership site in Benton and timberland in eastern Saline County provide our trio of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions this week. read more >

Solar Jobs Grow in US by 20 Percent in 2015

In Arkansas, however, only 264 people were employed in solar jobs in 2015, putting the state at 49th in per-capita ranking of solar jobs among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. read more >

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments. read more >

Little Rock Airport Gets $5.9M Grant for Improvements

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a $5.9 million grant to the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock to rehabilitate the taxiway at Adams Field. read more >

Airline Serving 3 Arkansas Airports Ends Operations

A regional airline that provided flights for three small airports in Arkansas is ceasing operations as it faces bankruptcy liquidation. read more >

Rogers Airport Gets $5.8M Grant for Improvements

Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation announced Tuesday that the Rogers Executive Airport received the $5.8 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. read more >

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