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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 >

KTHV's Ed Buckner Takes Leave

KTHV's Ed Buckner Takes Leave

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KTHV chief meteorologist Ed Buckner announced in a Facebook post he's taking a leave of absence to heal from complications of Tourette syndrome. read more >

Voth Named Chair at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Voth Named Chair at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

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Daniel E. Voth has been appointed chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. read more >

Burkhalter Sells Fountaine Bleau North for $34.1M

Burkhalter Sells Fountaine Bleau North for $34.1M

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This week's six-pack of real estate transactions encompasses North Little Rock apartments, a Vilonia grocery store, a Conway medical office building, a west Little Rock office building, Lonoke County acreage and Saline County retail property. read more >

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. read more >

Website Tracks Financial Health of Hospitals

Website Tracks Financial Health of Hospitals

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The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement unveiled a website last week to help people track the financial health of Arkansas hospitals, a move that comes during a time of struggle for rural hospitals. read more >