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‘Friendly' Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending

‘Friendly' Fintech BankLabs Helps With Lending
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BankLabs of Little Rock will graduate from this year's FIS Fintech Accelerator in August as it adds employees and works on a new software product designed to automate agricultural lending for banks.


Otter Creek Villas Sold for $6.6M

Otter Creek Villas Sold for $6.6M This article is available only in print.

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This week, we serve up a six-pack of real estate transactions that includes apartments, commercial space and a home in Little Rock as well as undeveloped acreage in northwest Pulaski County and undeveloped apartment land in Sherwood. 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 >

Memphian Plays Hall Monitor on Ninth Street

Memphian Plays Hall Monitor on Ninth Street

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Josh Billue is refinishing a 16,000-SF former warehouse into a tribute to the neighborhood that attracted artists like Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fizgerald and Duke Ellington in the Dreamland's heyday. 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 >

Camp Taco Set for September Open

Camp Taco Set for September Open

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Camp Taco at Lost Forty is the name of Lost Forty's new restaurant and small-batch brewery in the former Rebel Kettle Brewing space at 822 E. Sixth St. read more >

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

I-40 Bridge Nightmare Nearing End, With Luck

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No official has given a hard date for when the six-lane Interstate 40 bridge across the Mississippi River will reopen for traffic, but it is beginning to look like the end of July is a good bet. 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 >

J.B. Hunt Donates $5M to Arkansas Children's

J.B. Hunt Donates $5M to Arkansas Children's

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell said Thursday that it would donate $5 million over the next five years to Arkansas Children's Northwest in Springdale to support the hospital's expansion plans. read more >

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

Biden Budget Includes $149M for Three Rivers Project

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President Joe Biden's proposed budget for fiscal year 2022 includes $149 million for the Three Rivers Project, which officials say would prevent an economically devastating shutdown of the 50-year-old McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. read more >