Northwest Arkansas

Hogs Without Pigskins Get Upgrades This article is available only in print.

Hogs Without Pigskins Get Upgrades

About $50M in facilities are in the works for track athletes and baseball at the University of Arkansas. Among them: a $15 million and $20 million makeover of the Tyson Indoor Track Complex.
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Sued for Malpractice, Vaughn-Michael Cordes Files for Bankruptcy This article is available only in print.

A Fayetteville attorney who was involved in an adoption case that resulted in a malpractice lawsuit against him has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy reorganization, listing potentially $1.9 million in debts.
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Lawsuit Says Flawed Walmart Contract Foiling Discounter Dirt Cheap This article is available only in print.

Walmart sued over its restrictive covenant related to a Jonesboro retail shopping center.
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For Retailers, the Smartphone is Future of Store Experience

Retailers now consider the smartphone their friend. They're giving shoppers more control over the experience with app features that let customers do scan and pay, as well as download digital maps — and replicate the online experience. read more >

Fort Smith Eyes Temporary Tax to Help Marshals Museum

Leaders in Fort Smith are considering whether to call a special election for a temporary tax increase that would help pay for the planned U.S. Marshals Museum. read more >

UA Researchers Get $750K Grant

University of Arkansas physicists recently received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to research "topological quantum materials," which are unusual in that they have a robustness of electrical properties regardless of temperature shifts or changes in structural form. read more >

Bear State's Matt Machen to Lead Enhanced Services at Arvest Bank

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville names Matt Machen regional executive of enhanced banking services. read more >

Today's Power Looking Forward to a Sunny 2019 This article is available only in print.

Today's Power Inc., the Little Rock company specializing in building small utility-scale solar power generation projects for the state's electric distribution co-ops, has six noteworthy projects on the books for 2019. read more >

Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion. read more >

Ready for the Minimum Wage Hike? (Trey Cooper Commentary)

Becoming more efficient may be helpful to employers in absorbing the initial shock of the increased minimum wage. read more >

Silenced Springdale Student Paper Rescued by State Law

Springdale's Har-Ber High School shifted into reverse last week on its headline-making shutdown of the student newspaper, which had published an article the administration didn't like. read more >

Ozark Natural Foods Tells Tale of Survival

For life after ‘doomsday,' co-op looks to a new site in downtown Fayetteville. read more >

A Surrender of Oversight (Editorial)

The story about the mental health services provider that ripped off both taxpayers and the mentally ill reveals what happens when bureaucrats and lawmakers surrender their oversight duties to highly conflicted parties. read more >

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