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Arkansas Population Grows 3.3%

Arkansas Population Grows 3.3%
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The population of Arkansas grew 3.3% between 2010 and 2020, to 3,013,756 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


U.S. Job Openings Soar to Highest Level on Record

U.S. Job Openings Soar to Highest Level on Record

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U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to find new workers as the country emerges from the pandemic and the economy expands. read more >

Tyson Foods Expands Plant-Based Offerings

Tyson Foods Expands Plant-Based Offerings

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Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale is introducing burger patties and ground, bratwurst and Italian sausage options from its Raised & Rooted brand of plant-based protein product line. read more >

U.S. Labor Force Recovery Remains Remote

U.S. Labor Force Recovery Remains Remote

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The coronavirus pandemic pushed the unemployment rate in the United States to near record highs and caused millions of workers to leave the workforce, and a year later, the labor market remains far from recovery. read more >

78 Companies Receive $100,000-Plus From BIG Program

78 Companies Receive $100,000-Plus From BIG Program

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The Business Interruption Grant program awarded all but 11 cents of its appropriation to 2,136 businesses out of 3,118 applications received during the application period in November. read more >

Jobless Claims Drop to 553K As Economy Heals

Jobless Claims Drop to 553K As Economy Heals

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The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000 last week to 553,000, the lowest level since the pandemic hit last March and another sign the economy is recovering from the coronavirus recession. read more >

Ghost Herd Gives Tyson $233M Nightmare

Ghost Herd Gives Tyson $233M Nightmare

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In a case of $233 million stolen by a Washington rancher who peddled nonexistent livestock, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has learned you can't see phantom cattle if you don't look. read more >

Businesses Scramble for Help As Job Openings Go Unfilled

Businesses Scramble for Help As Job Openings Go Unfilled

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It looks like something to celebrate: small businesses posting “Help Wanted” signs as the economy edges toward normalcy. Instead, businesses are having trouble filling the jobs, which in turn hurts their ability to keep up with demand for their products or services. read more >

Cyclery Seeks Beer Permit Near Doe's

Cyclery Seeks Beer Permit Near Doe's

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A request for a native beer permit may give a little insight into a potential new business at 1101 W. Markham St. in downtown Little Rock: Shift Modern Cyclery. read more >