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Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

Arkansas Exporters Applaud USMCA, Trump's 'New NAFTA'

The letters USMCA may not say much to most Arkansans, but to state leaders in international trade, they spell relief.
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Murphy Oil Reports $94M Profit for 3Q, Beats on Revenue

Murphy Oil Corp., the crude exploration and production giant based in El Dorado, reported third-quarter net income of $94 million, meeting expectations and exceeding some analysts' profit predictions.
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Hub Group to Acquire CaseStack for $255M

Hub Group Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois, announced Monday that it will acquire CaseStack Inc, an outsourced logistics provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and Fayetteville, for $255 million in cash.
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Funding Legacy Supports Arkansas State Parks, Keeps Coffers Replenished This article is available only in print.

The conservation tax approved by Arkansas voters in 1996 remains a dynamic funding source to help upgrade and maintain the 52 state parks in Arkansas. read more >

Tracy Rosser Departs Walmart This article is available only in print.

Tracy Rosser, the senior vice president in charge of transportation at Walmart Inc. in Bentonville, left the company at the end of January. read more >

U.S. Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Reported at $1.5 Trillion

The total contribution of travel and tourism to gross domestic product in the United States was $1.5 trillion in 2017, or 7.7 percent of GDP. read more >

Cynthia Dunlap Sees Love for Arkansas Coming Naturally for Visitors

Cynthia Dunlap, the interim director of the Department of Parks & Tourism, says tourism tax receipts are up, and robust in the northwest. read more >

Truckers, Construction Firms Ready to Roll with Arkansas Highway Plan

While Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $300 million per year plan for highways will raise diesel prices for truckers, they'll eventually come out ahead through time saved and fewer equipment repairs, the Arkansas Trucking Association says. read more >

Gas Pos Announces Partnership with Twilio

Gas Pos of North Little Rock has teamed up with cloud communications platform Twilio to deliver a new method for retailers to accept and process FleetCor/Comdata and WEX/EFS fleet fuel card transactions. read more >

FedEx Logistics Establishing New HQ in Downtown Memphis

FedEx Logistics is establishing a new headquarters in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, and bringing nearly 700 jobs along with it. read more >

Governor, Business Leaders Form New Innovation Council

Key leaders from Arkansas businesses, research universities, philanthropic organizations and state agencies will form the new Arkansas Innovation Council at Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request. read more >

Allegiant Offers Season Flights from Little Rock to Destin, Florida

Allegiant Air announces seasonal air service from Little Rock to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in Florida beginning May 17. read more >

Proposed Arkansas Highway Plan Would Raise $300M Per Year

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders unveil a $300 million per year plan to maintain Arkansas' roads and bridges — one billed as the largest single highway proposal in the state's history. read more >

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