Government & Politics


The Chinese Century (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Chinese Century (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
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As China becomes technologically independent, Eurasia Group predicts tensions that have been left to simmer will be allowed to boil: national security, global influence, fundamental values.


Gas Used at Baxter Plant Draws Attention

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Gary Beck doesn't know for certain if his multiple myeloma is linked to his neighbor, a Baxter International plant just blocks away in Mountain Home. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation's

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While the unemployment rate remains low in central Arkansas, income growth in the region has lagged behind that of the rest of the United States, notes the Metroplan report “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook.” read more >

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

Road Tax Proponents Already Revving Up

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A constitutional amendment to make a half-cent sales tax permanent goes before Arkansas voters on Nov. 3. Those in favor of the amendment, which would dedicate the tax revenue to the state highway fund, are already out beating the bushes to drum up support. read more >