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UA's Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI This article is available only in print.

UA's Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI
5 days ago

The FBI has been asking questions about the planned sale of 6,300 acres by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, a deal that has drawn allegations that bid manipulation produced a lower sale price and a higher broker commission.


Legal Woes Continue for Adam Kuettel

Legal Woes Continue for Adam Kuettel This article is available only in print.

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Arvest Bank can be added to the list of plaintiffs suing troubled investment adviser Adam Kuettel and his firm, Kuettel Capital LLC of Bentonville. read more >

Quapaw House Officially Declared Insolvent

Quapaw House Officially Declared Insolvent

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An attorney for Quapaw House Inc., the troubled Hot Springs drug and alcohol treatment provider, says its liabilities "exceed its assets and it is unable to pay its debts as they come due." read more >

Two Counties Sue Walmart Over Opioids

Two Counties Sue Walmart Over Opioids

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Two Arkansas counties have sued Walmart Inc. over allegations that the Bentonville retailer contributed to the opioid epidemic by failing to maintain tight controls when filling opioid prescriptions. read more >

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Know Your News Source (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Bumper-sticker mentality was a problem before social media, but it required acquiring a bumper sticker and deciding that sharing a nuance-free opinion with tail-gaters was worth putting sticky gunk on the car's bumper. Now spreading opinions — and, all too often, demonstrably false information from unknown sources — can be done with a click. read more >

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

$1 Fee Ruling Pits Law Firm Against Judge

$1 Fee Ruling Pits Law Firm Against Judge

Legal

The Sanford Law Firm PLLC of Little Rock has appealed an award of $1 in attorneys' fees from U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson, who wrote a blistering order about the firm's billing practices in June. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Razorback Foundation Accuses Bielema, Agent of Fraud

Razorback Foundation Accuses Bielema, Agent of Fraud

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The Razorback Foundation, in a countersuit filed Thursday in federal court, accused former University of Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema and his agent of fraud in an escalation of a dispute over the terms of Bielema's 2018 buyout. read more >

Ex-CEO Sues Leisure Arts

Ex-CEO Sues Leisure Arts

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The former CEO of Leisure Arts Inc. of Maumelle is hauling the company into court, saying he was fired without cause in June and he's now owed at least $2 million. read more >

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

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Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >