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Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August Finish

Work to Expand Arkansas 226, US 67 Speeds Toward August Finish

A significant section of Arkansas 226 that connects Jonesboro to U.S. 67 will open today, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.
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Chef Shuttle, RaftUp To Experiment with Lake Delivery

Chef Shuttle, the homegrown restaurant-meal delivery service brought to us by Ryan Herget, is trying something new during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend.
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Bear State Gets Default Judgment in Falcon Air Suit

Bear State obtained a default judgment against Quinn and Falcon Air when the two failed to respond to the February complaint. The debt is secured by Quinn's personal guarantee and a 1984 Dassault Falcon 200 owned by Falcon Air.
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Governor Asks Arkansas Foundation to Build Highway Support

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is asking the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation to drum up statewide support for long term highway funding solutions in Arkansas. Speaking to foundation members, he said he doesn't want to seek a tax increase to pay for road improvements, and he hopes any plan to seek a new tax would go before voters. read more >

A Big Boost for Drones in Business (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

If you've ever thought about using drones for your business, now is the time to start. read more >

Highway Department Closes Bridge Over Ouachita River

The Ouachita River Bridge in south Arkansas has been shut down after a truck struck several beams on the bridge's superstructure. read more >

Nominate Now for Arkansas Business '20 in Their 20s'

Arkansas Business is once again taking nominations for its annual "20 in Their 20s" list, which honors young professionals in their 20s. read more >

Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock's One Bank & Trust is no more. read more >

With Unemployment Low, Arkansas Economists Weigh Effects

While two Arkansas economists don't expect state unemployment to fall much further, the effect of historically low jobless levels could put workers at an advantage when seeking a new job or higher wages. read more >

Caddo River Forest Products to Restart Glenwood Sawmill, Employ 136

Caddo River Forest Products plans to reopen a sawmill in Glenwood, investing $50 million and creating 136 new jobs and up to 300 new "indirect" jobs in the area. read more >

FedEx Facility in Mabelvale Sold for $31.7M

A 311,684-SF FedEx Ground facility on 44 acres in Mabelvale sold for $31.7 million, commercial real estate investment services firm Marcus & Millichap of California announced Tuesday. read more >

White House Clears Small, Commercial Drones for Takeoff

Routine use of small drones by real estate agents, farmers, filmmakers and countless other commercial operators was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the benefits of a new technology. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 23rd class of 40 Under 40 honorees, those young leaders of business, government and nonprofits that our internal selection team believes readers need to know. read more >

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