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Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 4.8% in March

Arkansas Unemployment Rises to 4.8% in March

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Arkansas' unemployment rate rose one and three-tenths of a percentage point to 4.8% last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Friday by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services. read more >

Industrial Building Receives Historic Makeover

Industrial Building Receives Historic Makeover

The 21,750-SF building at 1222 Garland St. in downtown Little Rock has a well-established association with storage. A $1 million redevelopment effort to transform it into a 180-unit urban self-storage facility will add to that legacy. read more >

Sun Still Rises on Today's Power

Sun Still Rises on Today's Power

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Today's Power Inc. of Little Rock, the electric co-op subsidiary that builds solar power stations, is making hay while the sun shines. read more >

J.B. Hunt Goes Final Mile Into Financial Reports

J.B. Hunt Goes Final Mile Into Financial Reports

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell has invested more than $250 million in final-mile services acquisitions during the last three years, and now the company has told the Securities & Exchange Commission that it will treat Final Miles Services as a fifth reporting segment. read more >

'Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later' (David Maxwell Commentary)

'Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later' (David Maxwell Commentary)

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Preparedness is not sexy, and when the planning and stockpiling work, the public doesn't see it. When preparedness is lacking, as now, the failure is glaring. If we truly believed in preparedness, we wouldn't have trillions of dollars worth of deferred maintenance on our decaying infrastructure and systems — but we do. read more >

Pushups in Prison (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Pushups in Prison (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

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If the organizations we lead are going to survive, they need our focus and attention. And for now, like Sisyphus, our reward is not to move to the next opportunity or challenge, but instead to do it all over again tomorrow. read more >

Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos

Arkansas Banks Ready for Opportunity Amid Chaos

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The three publicly traded financial companies headquartered in Arkansas were jolted last month by the global market uncertainty, but executives are looking past the daily market prices to the future opportunities that could shake out of the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Bank Offers Go Viral In Pandemic

Bank Offers Go Viral In Pandemic

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The rollout of temporary deals for business and consumer borrowers alike are all over the board as banks adjust their products to the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. read more >

Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

Unemployment Claims Soar to 3.28 Million

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This chart highlights the dramatic effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the job market in the United States. read more >