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Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

Johnelle Hunt to Receive 'Legacy of Leadership' Honor

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Billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist Johnelle Hunt will be recognized as the Legacy of Leadership Award winner as part of the 33rd Annual Arkansas Business of the Year ceremony. read more >

'Cost to Cure' Backs $8M Buy From Democrat-Gazette

'Cost to Cure' Backs $8M Buy From Democrat-Gazette

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The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette gets $8 million in a right-of-way acquisition deal as the Arkansas Department of Transportation begins work on its $1 billion 30 Crossing project in metro Little Rock. read more >

Survey Shows Arkansas Restaurants Still Hurting

Survey Shows Arkansas Restaurants Still Hurting

Restaurants & Food

A new survey by Arkansas Hospitality Association finds restaurants in the state making dramatically less money than in the same time last year, and more than a third are considering closing until the pandemic passes. read more >

Merchant Cash Advances Draw Fire

Merchant Cash Advances Draw Fire

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Desperate businesses that turned to merchant cash advance companies for rescue found their lifeline shackled to high interest rates, hidden fees and long-term debt, several lawsuits claim. read more >

Office Project Advances Without WeWork

Office Project Advances Without WeWork

Technology & Telecom

WeWork of New York City is no longer associated with the 230,000-SF office building, now called The Ledger, currently under construction in downtown Bentonville. read more >

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Tragedy And Gratitude (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Let another pesky woman editor encourage you to embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving this year as never before, even as we must limit the traditional togetherness — a small sacrifice by historic standards. read more >

Arkansas Pot Firms Feud, Pass Around The Blame

Arkansas Pot Firms Feud, Pass Around The Blame

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The state's largest medical marijuana merchant says Arkansas cultivators have blackballed his business, and he's planning to sue, alleging they cut off sales after he lobbied for the state to license more growers. read more >

ABC Properties Sell In $4.5M Deal (Real Deals)

ABC Properties Sell In $4.5M Deal (Real Deals)

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ABC Real Estate LLC, led by Jim Bottin, sold three office buildings on the ABC Financial campus and adjoining properties in Sherwood for a combined $4.5 million transaction read more >