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Big Pay Bump for Car-Mart's CEO

Big Pay Bump for Car-Mart's CEO

Transportation

America's Car-Mart CEO Jeff Williams saw his total compensation jump to more than $3 million in fiscal 2019, according to a proxy filed Wednesday with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

Meat From A Lab? Startups Cook Up Alternative to Slaughter

Meat From A Lab? Startups Cook Up Alternative to Slaughter

Restaurants & Food

A growing number of startups are making cell-based or cultured meat. They want to offer an alternative to traditional meat production that they say is damaging the environment and causing unnecessary harm to animals, but they are far from becoming mainstream and face pushback from livestock producers. 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 >

Asian Nations Scramble to Contain Pig Disease Outbreaks

Asian Nations Scramble to Contain Pig Disease Outbreaks

Restaurants & Food

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some fear is out of control. read more >