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Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

by Marty Cook – 3 days ago

Arkansas agriculture producers expected to see a nice recovery in 2020 after a bruising trade war with China, but the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the agricultural business model.

Gallery: Arkansas Made

Gallery: Arkansas Made
3 days ago

From steel to toilet tissue, chainsaws to snack foods, Arkansas delivers the goods.


PSC's Long-Awaited Net-Metering Ruling Favors Solar Industry

PSC's Long-Awaited Net-Metering Ruling Favors Solar Industry

The Arkansas Public Service Commission ended four years of wrangling over pricing rules for solar power Monday, pleasing the solar installation industry with a ruling that keeps compensation high for power put back onto the electric grid by residences and small business power systems of less than 1 megawatt. read more >

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. labor market. The unemployment rate in the United States soared to 14.7% in April, the highest since shortly after World War II. read more >

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

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Arkansas Business is accepting nominations for its annual "20 In Their 20s" class of young professionals who are making a difference in their companies, organizations and communities. read more >

Arkansas Ranks 48th in Working From Home

Arkansas Ranks 48th in Working From Home

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Arkansas ranks 48th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of how easy it is to work from home, now that the coronavirus pandemic has forced many workers into that arrangement. read more >

Murphy USA Reports Strong First Quarter

Murphy USA Reports Strong First Quarter

Murphy USA Inc., the gasoline and convenience store company based in El Dorado, reports better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and income, a development that has buoyed its stock price. read more >

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 >