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Mark Friedman has been with Arkansas Business since 2000. He also is an event photographer for Little Rock Soirée and occasionally writes columns about his daughter for Little Rock Family.

Friedman, who graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in history, covers health care and major Arkansas companies including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock.

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Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

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Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >

Arkansas Law Schools Prepare to Go Largely Digital

Arkansas Law Schools Prepare to Go Largely Digital

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Law professors at the UA School of Law and the UA Little Rock's Bowen School of Law spent their summer vacations preparing for both in-person and online classes, a trend that could continue after the pandemic fades. read more >

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

Amid COVID-19, CARTI Sees Its Numbers Get Better

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While other health care providers were reporting losses of hundreds of thousands of dollars a day as patients stayed away from hospitals, the cancer treatment provider reported its best financial year. read more >

Lennox Heir Mines $68M Foreclosure

Lennox Heir Mines $68M Foreclosure

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Everyone can agree that Steven Booth lent an Alabama mining research and development company $54 million that hasn't been repaid. But past that, agreement breaks down. read more >

Quapaw House Insolvent, Former Receiver Says

Quapaw House Insolvent, Former Receiver Says

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Quapaw House Inc., the troubled Hot Springs drug and alcohol treatment provider, has no employees, no open locations and no receiver nowadays, a lawyer for the company says, though it does have more than $13 million in debt. read more >