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Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas' metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

Q2 Report Finds Profits Down at Murphy USA

Q2 Report Finds Profits Down at Murphy USA

Fuel and convenience retailer Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado reported flat revenue and decreased profits in reporting its second-quarter performance, a result of diminished returns on gasoline sales and higher operating costs. read more >

Searcy Water Utilities Joins Solar Parade

Searcy Water Utilities Joins Solar Parade

Searcy is Arkansas' latest municipality mixing water and sunshine, partnering with Entegrity of Little Rock in a 5.7-megawatt solar power project to fully offset power consumption by Searcy Water Utilities. read more >

Maumelle Warehouse Sold for $20.7M

Maumelle Warehouse Sold for $20.7M

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A 484,932-SF distribution facility in Maumelle, a 54-room motel in North Little Rock, 80 acres in Benton, a 3,889-SF home in Little Rock, a 2,952-SF eatery in southwest Little Rock and a 19-unit apartment complex in Conway combine for this week's six-pack of million-dollar real estate transactions in central Arkansas. read more >

Arkansas Floods Force New Look at Old Levees

Arkansas Floods Force New Look at Old Levees

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The historic spring flooding in Arkansas caused at least $100 million in damage. Now comes the re-evaluation of Arkansas' long-neglected levee system, which will surely seek to address at least two big public policy questions: Who should be responsible for the levees? Who should pay for their maintenance? read more >

Judging a Clean Line Book by Its Hero and Antagonist

Judging a Clean Line Book by Its Hero and Antagonist

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A new book by Russell Gold, “Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy," casts Clean Line Partners' bid to build a huge transmission line for solar and wind power across mid-America as visionary and environmentally heroic. read more >

Canadians Set to Tap Arkansas Lithium

Canadians Set to Tap Arkansas Lithium

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The Candian's company, Standard Lithium Ltd., broke ground last week on a pilot plant in El Dorado, a key step toward a unique vision of pulling battery-grade lithium from a saltwater sea beneath south Arkansas. read more >