Today's News

Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Wings on Complaints They Smelled Bad

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 03:41 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 52,000 pounds of chicken wings after customers complained that they had a bad odor.

EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule in Arkansas, Other States

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 03:08 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed tougher new limits on Tuesday on smokestack emissions from nearly two dozen states that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.

Financial Quarter Works to Host 'Pop-Up' Event, Finalize Branding

by Alexis Hosticka 11/17/2015 02:50 pm

Financial Quarter organizers are working to implement phase one of a three-phase plan, beginning with a possible event in March that builds on the Little Rock Marathon.

Stocks Move Higher Following Encouraging Retail Results

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 11:26 am

Major U.S. stock indexes veered higher in midday trading Tuesday, getting a lift from encouraging quarterly results from Wal-Mart Stores, Home Depot and other big retailers.

Wal-Mart Beats 3Q Profit Forecasts

by Associated Press 11/17/2015 06:45 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville reported improved customer traffic and an uptick in a key sales figure during the third quarter, even as a stronger dollar pressured its performance overseas.

Tech Park Board Extends Property Deadline for Richard Mays

by Mark Carter 11/16/2015 04:25 pm

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes Monday to give Richard Mays until Friday to accept the board's offer of $845,000 for his 10,000-SF property at 415 Main St.

Hutchinson Announces Board, Judicial Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 01:47 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the latest Arkansas board and judicial appointments.

Asa Hutchinson Opposes Syrian Refugees in State

by Associated Press 11/16/2015 12:12 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he'll oppose any efforts to relocate Syrian refugees in his state in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris.

George's Inc. Hires Susan White As CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:01 pm

George's Inc., a private poultry processing company in Springdale, hired Susan White as its CFO.

Central Flying Service Names Susan Holbert COO

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 11:34 am

Central Flying Service Inc. of Little Rock on Monday named Susan Holbert president and COO.

UA Names Matt McCoy Associate General Counsel

by Marty Cook 11/16/2015 11:28 am

Matt McCoy, the associate general counsel at the University of Arkansas System, will replace Scott Varady in the general counsel office at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville beginning Jan. 4, 2016.

UALR Hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week Events

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 10:21 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a series of events as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week this week.

Berkshire Hathaway Reduces Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart Stakes

by Associated Press 11/16/2015 09:56 am

Investor Warren Buffett's company sold some of its Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart shares during the third quarter, and made several smaller changes to its stock portfolio.

Public Radio Stations Form Natural State News

by Mark Carter 11/16/2015 09:32 am

Member stations are KUAR/KLRE at UALR, KUAF at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, KASU at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, and KTXK at Texarkana College in Texarkana, Texas.

World Services for the Blind Foundation Honors Charles Morgan

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 09:24 am

The World Services for the Blind Foundation has selected Charles Morgan to receive its Vision Award to honor his commitment to community service.

Dillard's 3Q Net Income Down 17 Percent; Same-Store Sales Down 4 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/16/2015 07:22 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock is the latest retailer to report disappointing earnings ahead of the holiday shopping season. Shares ended the day down 6 percent.

Sherwood Lisa Academy Among Matthews Properties Tangled in Mortgage Shuffle

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

It appears that Matthews Management Co. of Little Rock, one of the businesses descended from the Justin Matthews Sr. real estate empire in North Little Rock, is kaput.

One Bank Sues Insurance Broker Over 11-Year-Old Loan

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

One Bank sues Debra Hoag, the Chicago insurance broker who helped arrange the $20 million life insurance policy for the late Layton “Scooter” Stuart

Legal Troubles for Former Landers Employee Inflate Over Alleged Tire Theft

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Kevin Kinsey, a former employee of Landers Toyota of Little Rock, had been accused of stealing $441,000 in tires and accessories, and now he's facing a lawsuit from his former employer.

The One-Way Test (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/16/2015 12:00 am

At virtually every meeting, Rotarians recite “The Four-Way Test of the Things We Think, Say or Do,” but I keep my mouth shut. I'm fine with the first two — Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? — because those are my personal and professional goals at all times. But the parts about building goodwill and friendship and being beneficial to all concerned — well, the things I'm paid to think, say and do don't always pass those tests.


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