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Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising
A driver for J.B. Hunt undergoes follicle sampling, which usually involves cutting or shaving an inch-and-a-half of hair.

Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising

by Marty Cook – 7 days ago

The Trucking Alliance has preached driver safety for years, lobbying for electronic logging devices and hair testing drivers for illegal drug use. Now, the Alliance says it has some concrete and scary numbers to support its stance on hair testing.

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%
7 days ago

The poverty rate in the United States dropped last year to 13.1%, down from 13.4% in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported late last month. It was the fifth straight annual drop, according to American Community Survey estimates.


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 >

ABCBS CEO to Speak Oct. 22 at UCA

ABCBS CEO to Speak Oct. 22 at UCA

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield President and CEO Curtis Barnett will be the keynote speaker of the Davis Family Lecture Series on Oct. 22 at the University of Central Arkansas College of Business. read more >

Head Razorbacks Team Physician Joins UAMS

Head Razorbacks Team Physician Joins UAMS

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Dr. Ramon Ylanan, previously the head team physician for the Arkansas Razorbacks since 2012, has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' orthopaedic clinical care practice in Fayetteville. read more >

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M

Parham Pointe Apartments Purchased for $15.1M This article is available only in print.

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An apartment project, medical office building, workforce center and bank branch-office building all in Little Rock combine with a grocery store in Damascus to form this week's five-piece group of million-dollar transactions. read more >

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

Ever Seen a Purple Cow? Muñoz Pugh Counts on It

OuttakesHealth CareRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

Christina Muñoz Madsen, a former TV news anchor and VP of marketing and public relations at the University of Central Arkansas, has been partnered with branding and marketing specialist Michelle Pugh of Conway for a little over a year. read more >

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

Hospital Prices to Go Online, But Will Numbers Tell Story?

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The idea of Americans scrolling through hospital websites to find the best deal on a mammogram or tonsillectomy sounds good to almost everybody. But the devil is in the details, and when federal plans emerged to force hospitals and insurers to reveal their negotiated rates for all kinds of medical services, the pitchforks came out. read more >