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North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies This article is available only in print.

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North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith had heard complaints about the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. Last fall, he asked some of the critical executives to put their concerns in writing, into a form he could take to the City Council. They did, and the remarks were scathing. read more >

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers This article is available only in print.

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The airport code is HOT, and these days it's both an identifier and a description: Traffic, revenue and optimism are climbing at Hot Springs Memorial Field. read more >

Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation

Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation This article is available only in print.

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It doesn't take a numbers guru to know that things are adding up for the Fayetteville Executive Airport at Drake Field. Summer Fallen, the airport service manager, says the airport has felt the positive effects of a strong economy in northwest Arkansas. read more >

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame' This article is available only in print.

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Hot Springs Memorial Field was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1947 to honor Arkansans who fought and died in World War II. But originally, cronies on the City Council had named the airport for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin. read more >

Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

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Almost five years after it opened, the Conway Municipal Airport at Cantrell Field is living up to expectations, city and economic development officials say. read more >

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Building For Tomorrow (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Europe is still on my bucket list, so I'll never see Notre Dame as she was before last Monday. But, as horrific as the flames looked against the Paris night, the dawn brought renewed hope that a landmark that is centuries older than our country can be restored. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

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Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

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Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >

Baker House Reopens After $150K Remodel

Baker House Reopens After $150K Remodel

Stacy and Nathan Hamilton — a real estate agent and communications director for the city of North Little Rock, respectively — are hosting a grand reopening at 5 p.m. Friday for the remodeled 122-year-old Baker House at 501 Main St. in downtown North Little Rock. read more >

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

UA's CBER to Host Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16

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The Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will present its regular Quarterly Business Analysis on May 16 in Fayetteville. read more >

Tribes Emerge As Key Players In Debate Over Sports Betting

Tribes Emerge As Key Players In Debate Over Sports Betting

Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could threaten their casinos and others supporting legalization but only if they retain a monopoly. read more >

Potbelly Expanding, New Food Truck Rolling Out in NWA

Potbelly Expanding, New Food Truck Rolling Out in NWA

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Rob Nelson, owner and executive chef at Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie of Bentonville, is planning his first food truck. The owner of two Potbelly Sandwich Shop restaurants in Little Rock has a letter of intent on a site for a Potbelly in Rogers. read more >

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

Hot Jobs: Solar Ranked as Fastest-Growing Occupation

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Renewable energy and health care top the list of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States in 2016-26, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more >