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University of Arkansas Sets 'Audacious' Goal for Research & Development

University of Arkansas Sets 'Audacious' Goal for Research & Development

Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville knows the goal that he and the Northwest Arkansas Council have set for the university's research and development funding will be a tough nut.
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LJ Apparel Asks to Go Forward with Lauren James Foreclosure Sale

LJ Apparel LLC is asking to go forward with a foreclosure sale that First Security Bank called a sham.
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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Makes Powerful Push Into Arkansas

In Arkansas, where Freddy's had four restaurants as of late 2017, the chain now has eight, with at least two more announced and even more likely after that.
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Your Duty To Your Employees (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Here's the thing: 401(k) plans managed with care, skill, prudence and diligence are as good for executives, who may be paying fees on higher balances, as for rank-and-file workers, who can't afford an expensive mistake. read more >

John Rogers' New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

From prison, John Rogers has told one of his victims that the street value of his crimes total almost a billion dollars, a boastful figure in keeping with a blustery scam artist's penchant for ditching the truth for lies and his felonious fondness for big and often inflated numbers. read more >

Trust Planning Smooths Way for Survivors

Financial experts are quick to point out that you don't have to be a millionaire to reap a trust's benefits. The tax benefits are obviously geared to helping the wealthy, but there are other nontax benefits of trusts. read more >

Build Trust If You Must, But Also Explore These Other Options This article is available only in print.

Trusts aren't the only devices people can use to pass down their fortunes, modest or massive. While a will leaves finances open to probate, which can be lengthy and costly and is a matter of public record, it is better than having no plan at all. read more >

Historic Makeover En Route to Iconic Arlington Hotel

The new owners of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa have been working on the Hot Springs landmark and say exciting details are upcoming. read more >

Apartment Project Trio Spawns $20.3M Sale (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

BBR Oil LLC of Iowa City bought the 280-unit Spanish Valley Apartments, the 181-unit Spanish Willows Apartments and the 109-unit Spanish Viento Apartments in southwest Little Rock. read more >

JDRF Partnership Will Help Fayetteville Company Develop Insulin Pump

SFC Fluidics of Fayetteville is closer to bringing its first product, a wearable insulin pump, to market, thanks to its partnership with JDRF. read more >

Fed Finds Inequality in Wealth Distribution Growing

The distribution of income and wealth in the United States has grown increasingly unequal, according to the Federal Reserve. read more >

Inuvo Reports $800K 2Q Loss

Advertising technology and digital publishing firm Inuvo Inc. of Little Rock on Wednesday reported a net loss of $800,000, or 3 cents per share, for the quarter that ended June 30. read more >

Uniti Group Reports $3.6M 2Q Loss, Announces 2 Deals

Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported a $3.6 million second-quarter loss and announced two transactions. read more >

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