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Planes, Trains and Barges: Little Rock Port Authority Turns 60
A train car sits on a loading dock at the Little Rock Port Authority.

Planes, Trains and Barges: Little Rock Port Authority Turns 60

by Marty Cook – 16 hours ago

Lance Fritz, the head of Union Pacific Railroad, said last week during a Q&A panel celebrating the Little Rock Port Authority's 60th anniversary that he had cautionary words for President Trump regarding the country's trade war with China.


About Time (Editorial)

About Time (Editorial)

Opinion

This spring's rain and flooding have already taken a heavy toll on the farming sector. The trade war with China is only adding to farmers' pain. And because the agriculture industry is Arkansas' No. 1 industry, that pain can quickly be felt by other sectors of the state's economy. read more >

Canadians Set to Tap Arkansas Lithium

Canadians Set to Tap Arkansas Lithium

Technology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

The Candian's company, Standard Lithium Ltd., broke ground last week on a pilot plant in El Dorado, a key step toward a unique vision of pulling battery-grade lithium from a saltwater sea beneath south Arkansas. read more >

$12M Penalty in Fax Case Will Stand

$12M Penalty in Fax Case Will Stand

LegalTechnology & Telecom

The $12.5 million class-action judgment against a New Jersey man and his business will stand after the Arkansas Supreme Court decided last month not to review the case. read more >

Arkansas Printing Businesses Get Innovative $4M Presses

Arkansas Printing Businesses Get Innovative $4M Presses

LegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

For the past few years, Kyle Lamb has been thinking outside the brown box — looking for a practical technology to let his packaging business print high-quality color images directly onto retail boxes. Now Lamb, president of Lamb & Associates Packaging Inc. of Maumelle, is the proud owner of a multimillion-dollar Spanish-made press that can do just that. read more >

Everett Ford Buys Benton RV Site for $5.6M

Everett Ford Buys Benton RV Site for $5.6M

Banking & FinanceWhispers

A new location for a Benton auto dealership, a new home for a Little Rock television station and a Little Rock industrial property lead off a six-pack of notable real estate transactions. read more >

Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M

Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M

Restaurants & FoodWhispers

A fast-food eatery in Sherwood, a postal project in west Little Rock's Otter Creek neighborhood, a warehouse property in North Little Rock and a home in the Heights area of Little Rock form this week's quartet of million-dollar real estate sales. read more >

In the Aftermath (Editorial)

In the Aftermath (Editorial)

Opinion

In its way, a corporate decision that devastates a town feels almost like a natural disaster. The news came suddenly, like a tornado that flattened one side of the Georgia-Pacific community while sparing the 500 workers at the tissue and paper towel plant next door. read more >

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

LegalTransportation

Private-sector employers in Arkansas need to be aware of what the National Labor Relations Board is doing, because not knowing exposes them to litigation from employees or former employees and to costly disruptions that can come from NLRB investigations. read more >