Northeast Arkansas


Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

Arkansas Farmers Cope With COVID-19

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Arkansas agriculture producers expected to see a nice recovery in 2020 after a bruising trade war with China, but the COVID-19 pandemic has tested the agricultural business model. read more >

Gallery: Arkansas Made

Gallery: Arkansas Made

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From steel to toilet tissue, chainsaws to snack foods, Arkansas delivers the goods. read more >

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

Finance Crisis at Arkansas Colleges Hits the Layoff Stage

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With Arkansas' public colleges in historic financial distress, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale prescribed a bitter remedy this month — cuts deep enough to cost tenured professors their jobs — and state education leaders fear other state universities may have to take a dose. read more >

Force Majeure in Arkansas (Commentary)

Force Majeure in Arkansas (Commentary)

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Most contracts have a “force majeure” clause, in which the parties agree to waive some or all responsibilities in light of unexpected activity constricting a party's operations. Parties should understand their rights and responsibilities under their contracts as they consider how to respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation. read more >

NYIT at ASU Celebrates 1st Graduating Class

NYIT at ASU Celebrates 1st Graduating Class

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The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University bid farewell to its first graduating class on Thursday, with a virtual commencement ceremony. read more >

Ben Burris Feels Financial Crunch

Ben Burris Feels Financial Crunch

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Dr. Ben Burris, the former Fayetteville orthodontist who is charged with bribing former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, is seeking court approval to transfer his two Florida homes to his wife. read more >

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

Job Losses, Pandemic Hit Hardest in Leisure, Hospitality

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The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. labor market. The unemployment rate in the United States soared to 14.7% in April, the highest since shortly after World War II. read more >