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Where's Solar When the Grid Goes Out?
4 days ago

As the planet warms and storms, hurricanes, floods and wildfires intensify, backup power systems are an urgent new market in renewable energy. But take a lesson from windy, fiery California: Even if you have solar panels and sunshine, your home or business could stay dark.


Conference to Focus on AI in Arkansas

Conference to Focus on AI in Arkansas

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

The sixth annual Arkansas Bioinformatics Consortium conference is set for Feb. 10-11 at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock. Its theme is “Artificial Intelligence in Arkansas.” read more >

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Down 31%

Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Down 31%

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fourth-quarter net income of $369 million, or $1.01 per share, down from $537 million, or $1.47 per share, in the same quarter last year. read more >

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

What, Me Plan? (Editorial)

OpinionTransportation

Arkansas' elected officials know President Donald Trump's trade war with China is hurting the state. They just don't appear to know exactly what to do about it. read more >

Super Chickens Reviving Big Name in Poultry

Super Chickens Reviving Big Name in Poultry

Cover Story

Blake Evans, the last CEO of Peterson Farms before selling all broiler operations to Simmons Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs in 2008, has hitched the family legacy to a new partnership: a startup headed by a co-founder of the meal-order service Blue Apron. read more >

Trade War Cuts Deep in Arkansas

Trade War Cuts Deep in Arkansas

TransportationCover Story

The U.S.-China trade war is being fought in the forests and mill towns of Arkansas as tariffs take their toll on the hardwood lumber industry. So far, state lumbermen say, they've been able to absorb most of the losses, but a day of reckoning is coming. read more >

Trustee Alleges Fraud in Farmers' Bankruptcy

Trustee Alleges Fraud in Farmers' Bankruptcy

Banking & FinanceLegal

A couple who farmed in Monroe County allegedly tried to shield assets from creditors before filing a multimillion-dollar bankruptcy, according to a lawsuit filed last month by a bankruptcy trustee. read more >