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Interview: Walter Hussman on the Future of Arkansas Newspapers

Interview: Walter Hussman on the Future of Arkansas Newspapers

Technology & Telecom

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Publisher Walter Hussman was interviewed May 21 in a 45-minute telephone conversation, three days after he had published a letter to subscribers laying out the Little Rock newspaper’s plan to cut print publication to Sundays only. read more >

Arkansas GDP Rises in 2018

Arkansas GDP Rises in 2018

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Real gross domestic product rose 0.9% in 2018 in Arkansas compared with 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. read more >

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

Bankruptcy Judge OKs Windstream Bonuses

Banking & FinanceLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

A bankruptcy judge in New York last week approved Windstream Holdings Inc.’s request to use up to $24 million for bonuses for executives. read more >

Arkansas Personal Income Soars 7.5%

Arkansas Personal Income Soars 7.5%

Total personal income in Arkansas jumped at an annual rate of 7.5% in the fourth quarter of 2018, outpacing the U.S. growth rate of 5.2%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. read more >

Drilling Industry Waits for Bust to Clear

Drilling Industry Waits for Bust to Clear

TransportationCover Story

Three years after natural gas prices plunged to their lowest point since 1998 — one-sixth the price seen in 2005 — the gas market remains depressed, drilling is dormant, and oil production is flat in the traditional crude belt of south Arkansas. read more >

New Onboarding Process Keeps Walmart Trucking

New Onboarding Process Keeps Walmart Trucking

TransportationCover Story

When Walmart Inc. decided a year ago to expand its driver pool more significantly than it had ever done in the past, the question was whether it could bring enough drivers on board fast enough to accomplish what the company wanted with its fleet expansion. read more >

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Accounting Maneuvers Hid Funding Failures at UAMS

Health CareCover Story

When the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced in April 2014 that Dr. Gareth Morgan would lead the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, it was cause for a celebration. The cheers didn’t last long. read more >

Secret Schwyhart Settlement Unveiled

Secret Schwyhart Settlement Unveiled

Banking & FinanceLegal

Litigation involving a small fleet of corporate jets loaded with debt evaporated on Oct. 23, 2013. For Bill Schwyhart, the settlement with billionaire John Calamos marked an epic payday of several million dollars that restored the financial fortunes of the once high-flying northwest Arkansas developer. read more >

A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita Electric

A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita Electric

Technology & TelecomCover Story

As CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, Mark Cayce has seen the light, and it is solar. He has made sun power a cornerstone of innovative programs serving a high-tech corner of Arkansas: the defense manufacturing cluster in East Camden, home to a 12-megawatt solar array that was the largest in the state when it was built three years ago. read more >