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Inventor filings on rise, UA says
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Inventor filings on rise, UA says

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville faculty and staff members and students filed more than 50% more invention disclosures this fiscal year, a...

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Franke's Cafeteria downtown closes
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Franke's Cafeteria downtown closes

Tables sit empty in the dining area of Franke's Cafeteria during lunch hour Thursday in the Regions Center Building in downtown Little Rock. -...

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Mothers focus of retailer's pod test
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Mothers focus of retailer's pod test

Walmart Inc. is testing a new feature designed for nursing mothers at a Bentonville Supercenter. The retailer set up a modular "lactation suite"...

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Philadelphia tenants ousted
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Philadelphia tenants ousted

PHILADELPHIA -- Residents of the Lofts at 509 Vine apartments near Philadelphia's historic Old City are to be replaced with business travelers and...

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Arkansas town raises payments to keep supermarket open
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Arkansas town raises payments to keep supermarket open

Officials in Osceola have revamped a deal with a supermarket to help ensure it remains open and challenges the city's description as a "food desert...

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Walmart picks firms for campus project
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Walmart picks firms for campus project

Walmart Inc. said Wednesday that it has selected the architect and design team that will make its vision for the new headquarters campus a reality....

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Texas-big Buc-ee's the place to be
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Texas-big Buc-ee's the place to be

Luz Kennedy photographs her husband, Gary Kennedy (right) and friend Larry Siemens inside the Buc-ee's in Terrell. When Olivia Jones asked her...

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U.S. retailers in tariff jumble
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U.S. retailers in tariff jumble

A woman shops at Neiman Marcus during the opening night of The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards in New York in March. NEW YORK -- Lance...

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REAL ESTATE REPORT
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REAL ESTATE REPORT

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded July 15-July 19: Stonebridge At The Ranch Apartments Owner, LLC and IRT...

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Amazon raises presence offline with 4-star store
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Amazon raises presence offline with 4-star store

SEATTLE -- As Amazon looks for more ways to sell everything to everyone, its latest experiment with physical stores borrows some of the company's...

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NLR raises building cost to $8.37M
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NLR raises building cost to $8.37M

A revised cost for the three-story 600 Main Building under construction in downtown North Little Rock has raised the construction price to $8.37...

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Walmart loses tax appeal in county
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Walmart loses tax appeal in county

A 2017 Associated Press file photo shows the exterior of a Walmart Supercenter. Walmart lost its appeal on lowering its Pulaski County tax...

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NLR raises building cost to $8.37M
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NLR raises building cost to $8.37M

This office building going up at 600 Main St. in North Little Rock will be the new location for the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors...

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News in brief
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News in brief

Arkansas-based Ritter Communications has sold a majority interest to a Washington, D. C.-based private equity firm, the companies said in a news...

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Long-term mortgage rates in steep drop; 30-year falls to 3.6%
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Long-term mortgage rates in steep drop; 30-year falls to 3.6%

Mortgage rates on U. S. homes like these in suburban Salt Lake City have dropped to levels not seen since November 2016. WASHINGTON -- U. S. long...

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Retailers reimagine flagships
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Retailers reimagine flagships

NEW YORK -- It used to be considered the retailer's crown jewel -- a large format store on a swank corridor that showed off the best of what a...

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Business people Northwest Arkansas
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Business people Northwest Arkansas

Sheila Frost Anderson was hired to head sports program operations and logistics for Arkansas Athletes Outreach. She is a former Tennessee Lady...

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Chenal Valley broker firm selected
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Chenal Valley broker firm selected

Cushman & Wakefield/Sage Partners, a commercial real estate firm with offices in Rogers and Little Rock, has been tapped to broker the sale and...

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U.S. sanctions squeezing Iranians
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U.S. sanctions squeezing Iranians

Newly married couple, Mohammad Davoodi, 28, and Mahsa Asadzadeh, 20, shop recently in Tehran. Rising costs in the sanctions-stricken country are...

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NLR council clears way for tattoo shop to go in downtown
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NLR council clears way for tattoo shop to go in downtown

Bridging a generational gap with some city government officials, a North Little Rock tattoo shop earned final approval Monday night to open a...

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LIST: Fred's to shut 16 more stores in Arkansas
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LIST: Fred's to shut 16 more stores in Arkansas

Sixteen more Fred's retail stores in Arkansas will close, the struggling Memphis-based retailer said Friday. That brings to 51 the number of stores...

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Uniti, Windstream in lease talks
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Uniti, Windstream in lease talks

Uniti Group Inc. is dangling the prospect of lower payments for Windstream Holdings Inc. on the disputed lease that helped trigger its bankruptcy...

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Maumelle's Leisure Arts sold to crafts distributor
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Maumelle's Leisure Arts sold to crafts distributor

Leisure Arts, a Maumelle company that supplies instructional publications and products for knitting and other do-it-yourself crafts, has been sold...

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Planners OK tattoo shop for downtown North Little Rock
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Planners OK tattoo shop for downtown North Little Rock

Scott Diffee says he's the "oldest, youngest" licensed tattoo artist in Arkansas, being in the tattoo business for 25 years. Now he will bring his...

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Springdale board fights bankrupt firm on property buyback
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Springdale board fights bankrupt firm on property buyback

The Springdale Public Facilities Board, which sold NanoMech land in its industrial park in 2013, is objecting to a plan by the bankrupt tech...

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Walmart tests project to lend helping hands
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Walmart tests project to lend helping hands

BENTONVILLE -- Walmart Inc. is testing a pilot program to connect volunteers with nonprofit organizations in Northwest Arkansas. The program,...

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Online prices pressure small firms
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Online prices pressure small firms

Ann Campeau (left), owner of Strut Bridal, fits a new dress on inventory manager Stefanie Zuniga at her shop in Tempe, Ariz., recently. NEW YORK --...

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Cost for building in NLR mounts
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Cost for building in NLR mounts

The construction cost for the new home of the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and two private companies has risen $1.37 million,...

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Krispy Kreme in west Little Rock closes
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Krispy Kreme in west Little Rock closes

A Krispy Kreme located at 1315 S. Shackleford Rd in Little Rock closed its doors Monday, according to the store's manager. - After 15 years, Little...

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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded May 20-May 24: PotlatchDeltic Timber, LLC; Portland Merger, LLC; Deltic...

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