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NASA Gives $1 Million to UA Rice Research

NASA Gives $1 Million to UA Rice Research
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has given a $1 million grant for a rice cultivation research program headed by a biological engineering professor at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.


Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

Walmart Reigns in Net Income, Executive Pay

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Walmart Inc. rules Arkansas Business' annual lists of the state's public companies and how much their executives are paid, and it's hard to imagine a time when that won't be true — especially as the lists get shorter. read more >

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director

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Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. read more >

Van Buren County Still in the Game

Van Buren County Still in the Game

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Sandro J. Lukanovic has been granted a conditional permit by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division for Van Buren County's first (legal) distillery. read more >

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

Arkansas Q1 GDP Rises 6.9%

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Real gross domestic product rose in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2021. read more >

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

Tracing the Power Lines Behind Amazon Solar

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While Amazon says it's becoming the world's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy, details in part of its plan involving solar projects in east Arkansas are about as clear as a dense Delta fog. read more >

U.S. Infrastructure Showing Its Age

U.S. Infrastructure Showing Its Age

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As of early last week, President Joe Biden's eight-year, $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal appeared to be holding, but polarization in Washington makes the deal fragile. read more >

2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

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Data collected for this week's list of private companies illustrated the uneven and sometimes counterintuitive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on various industries. read more >