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Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

Transgender Laws Draw a Hot Spotlight

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New restrictions on trangender minors have left the state a target of scorn and boycotts, and LGBTQ activists were calling the new legislation itself a hate crime. read more >

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the value of the biggest deals in Arkansas last year jumped 157%, from $7.9 billion in 2019 to $20.3 billion in 2020, pushed largely by Walmart’s sales of stakes in two subsidiaries, Asda Group and Seiyu. read more >

Video: Nelson, Scarborough, Hunt Honored at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Video: Nelson, Scarborough, Hunt Honored at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

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Heather Nelson of Seal Solar of North Little Rock and Fred Scarborough of the Arkansas Children’s Foundation in Little Rock won Executive of the Year awards, and billionaire philanthropist Johnelle Hunt of Lowell was honored for her lifetime of leadership last week at the 33rd annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. read more >

JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

JBHT Gives UA $2.25M For Diversity, Sustainability

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says it will give $2.25 million in grants to the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville for programs to increase diversity, inclusion and sustainability in the supply chain. read more >

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

After Disrupting Itself, J.B. Hunt Gets Efficient

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J.B. Hunt CEO John Roberts and Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer, participated in FreightWaves’ virtual fall conference earlier this month and gave some color to how the company’s technological pursuit led to its newfound success. read more >