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Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Class
Clockwise from top left: James Howard Atkins of Herrington Inc., Matthew Cashion of Cashion Company Inc., Daryl Coker of Spradley & Coker, Gail James of Bituminous Insurance Companies, Ron Lensing of BancorpSouth and Jim Spradley of Spradley & Coker.

Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Class

by Arkansas Business Staff – 2 days ago

The Arkansas Insurance Hall of Fame has announced its 2019 class to be inducted Oct. 17.


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 >

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

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A Fayetteville dentist is suing Berkshire Life Insurance for past benefits in the amount of about $200,000 after the company stopped paying her claims following a workout accident. read more >

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

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It's been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state's top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family's fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. 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 >

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 >

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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We didn't know then — how could we? — that Dr. Ben Burris put then-state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a $5,000-a-month retainer to champion Burris' orthodontic agenda. That, needless to say, is not how representative democracy is supposed to work, even if the goal is worthy. read more >

Nuisance Properties Challenge Little Rock Coffers

Nuisance Properties Challenge Little Rock Coffers

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The largest city in Arkansas is working through fiscal issues inherited by a new mayor and concerns about an out-of-balance budget. Buried in Little Rock's debits and credits is a potential pool of cash that isn't what it seems. read more >