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PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model This article is available only in print.

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model
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PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown is fighting a class-action lawsuit brought in 2016 that it said could send shock waves through the trucking industry and radically change the way drivers are paid.


Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN This article is available only in print.

LegalWhispers

Details are emerging about a settlement offer floated by Mona Dixon, the longtime AETN Foundation COO who was dismissed by AETN Executive Director Courtney Pledger in February. read more >

Details in Delta Resort Bankruptcy Show $171.1M in Debts

Details in Delta Resort Bankruptcy Show $171.1M in Debts

Banking & FinanceLegalWhispers

Gary Russell Gibbs of Niceville, Florida, lists his complete financial details in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Hot Springs showing total debts at $171.1 million. That makes his personal bankruptcy one of the largest filed in Arkansas. read more >

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

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The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

Files Offer Look Inside $120M Delta Resort Bankruptcy

Files Offer Look Inside $120M Delta Resort Bankruptcy

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

In December, creditors forced Gary R. Gibbs, the developer of the Delta Resort & Spa in Desha County and the Hotel Hot Springs & Spa, into bankruptcy for defaulting on $119.4 million in loans. It's familiar territory for Gibbs, who recovered from a 2005 bankruptcy only to fall back into financial distress after the New Orleans bank that made his loans failed. read more >

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

LegalWhispers

A crucial deadline in the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network's standoff with its nonprofit fundraising foundation came and went this month with no resolution. read more >

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalOpinionEditor's Note

The Mueller Report persuades me that Russian interference was not a joint venture with the campaign. Instead, it was something incrementally less despicable: criminal activity against Americans and our democracy by a hostile foreign government that Donald Trump's campaign knew about and welcomed. read more >

NanoMech Files Plans to Sell Company

NanoMech Files Plans to Sell Company

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NanoMech Inc. of Springdale, which filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this month, has filed plans to sell the company at auction in June. read more >

Arkansas in Court Today in Fight Over Sedative for Executions

Arkansas in Court Today in Fight Over Sedative for Executions

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A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after the state raced to put eight convicted killers to death in 11 days before a previous batch of the drug expired. read more >

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

LegalTransportationCover Story

North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith had heard complaints about the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. Last fall, he asked some of the critical executives to put their concerns in writing, into a form he could take to the City Council. They did, and the remarks were scathing. read more >

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

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Hot Springs Memorial Field was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1947 to honor Arkansans who fought and died in World War II. But originally, cronies on the City Council had named the airport for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin. read more >