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Gov. Mike Beebe and John Correnti at the Jan. 29, 2013, news conference announcing plans for a $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County. 
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All the Right Moves (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

Arkansas has made some good bets in Mississippi County and they continue to pay off. It’s worth remembering how improbable the biggest of those seemed. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and officials with Lockheed Martin show off the company's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Oshkosh Corp. Beats Lockheed Martin, AM General to Make JLTVs

The U.S. Army on Tuesday awarded a contract to build the military's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to Oshkosh Corp. of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, beating Lockheed Martin, which would have made the vehicles in Camden. read more >
Sue Scott
Government & Politics

Legislative Roundup: Guns Become Automatic Issue With General Assembly

The 89th General Assembly has yet to finish writing its chapter in the big book of Arkansas state legislatures. But if Chapter 89 were printed this week, then surely “guns” would be in the title. Legislation devoted to guns dominated the action again last week. read more >
Manufacturing

The Ones That Got Away: Big Projects That Slipped Past Arkansas

Arkansas has experienced some notable failures in its efforts to attract industry to the state. read more >