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Walmart to Pay California $500K in Settlement Over Sale of Brass Knuckles

An investigation into the retail giant first started in 2018, when authorities found Walmart was selling and allowing third-party vendors to sell brass knuckles on its website. read more >
Business Services / Construction / Energy / Real Estate

US Population Center Trending Toward South This Decade

Experts aren't sure at this point if the dramatic pull of the South is a short-term change spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic or a long-term trend, or even what impact it will have on the reallocation of political power through redistricting after the 2030 census. read more >
People with protest signs gather during a "Bans Off Our Bodies Rally" in Reno, Nevada in May 2022
Government & Politics / Health Care

Election Day Brings Abortion Rights Victories in Conservative and Liberal States

Voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well as blue California and Vermont and dealt a defeat to an anti-abortion measure in deep-red Kentucky. read more >
The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
Agriculture & Poultry / Legal

Supreme Court to Hear Case That Could Raise Price of Pork

The question for the high court is whether California has impermissibly burdened the pork market and improperly regulated an industry outside its borders. read more >
Dan Roda, CEO of Abaca, saw a “huge disconnect” in the banking industry when he realized that cannabis companies were having problems opening accounts. Five years later, Abaca handles banking for 90% of Arkansas’ medical marijuana industry.
Banking & Finance

Abaca Expands Services to California

Cannabis banking firm Abaca of North Little Rock announced it has expanded services to California through a partnership with Pacific Valley Bank of Salinas. The partnership offers a single point […] read more >
Washington County's 2.01-megawatt, 5,400 panel solar system on its south campus near Clydesdale Drive in Fayetteville.
Construction / Energy / Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Biden Administration Moves to Expand Solar Power on US Land

Officials approved two major solar projects and issued a call to nominate land for additional projects in Western states. read more >
A Walmart in the San Francisco Bay area 
Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies / Retail

California Sues Walmart Over Disposal of Hazardous Waste

The company called the lawsuit "unjustified." read more >