Tagged: Government

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused Of $11.5M Fraud

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused Of $11.5M Fraud

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A federal grand jury in Arkansas has charged the sisters, who are all in their 70s, with cheating the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of millions of dollars intended for minority farmers who had suffered discrimination in USDA programs. read more >

Gas Used at Baxter Plant Draws Attention

Gas Used at Baxter Plant Draws Attention

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Gary Beck doesn’t know for certain if his multiple myeloma is linked to his neighbor, a Baxter International plant just blocks away in Mountain Home. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation’s

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation’s

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While the unemployment rate remains low in central Arkansas, income growth in the region has lagged behind that of the rest of the United States, notes the Metroplan report “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook.” read more >