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Friday, August 31, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012 - 11:09:33

Aircraft cabinetmaker expanding in Sherwood

Custom Aircraft Cabinets, a North Little Rock-based cabinetmaking firm that supplies upholstery and cabinets to the aerospace industry, announced today that they're planning a new $5.9 million expansion into Sherwood.

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Monday, December 12, 2011 - 13:37:23

No lobbying forms on file for Lake Maumelle players

UPDATE ON AN ITEM FROM YESTERDAY: The Pulaski County clerk found no lobbying registration forms on file for several of the people who've been working to organize opposition to the land use ordinance for the Lake Maumelle watershed that is pending before the Quorum Court.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 15:36:47

Whirlpool's end in Fort Smith?

Whirlpool, which once employed as many as 4,600 in Fort Smith (now about 1,100), may be heading to zero as it evaluates continued production of side-by-side refrigerators.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Friday, June 17, 2011 - 09:09:01

Unemployment rate in Arkansas rises

The unemployment rate in May in Arkansas was 7.8 percent, up from 7.7 percent the month before.

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Friday, December 24, 2010

Friday, December 24, 2010 - 06:55:21

Economic development miracles

A reader sends another news article from Kentucky about developers of the creationism theme park— truly a Six Flags Over Jesus concept — seeking still more government support in Kentucky, this time for a freeway interchange.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 10:02:35

Dillard's to serve Internet in Maumelle

Dillard's will hire 300 people as part of a new facility to fulfill Internet orders in the former Target distribution center in Maumelle.

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:09:36

Awesome job news

Awesome Products, which makes detergent and other household cleaning products, has announced a new facility in Marked Tree and an expansion in West Memphis that together will create 240 jobs.

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 - 11:45:58

Job picture

Pulaski County's weekly wage average of $863 puts the county at 169th nationally in counties with more than 75,000 workers, and is less than Little River County's average of $928, data released by the Southwest office of the Bureau of U.S. Labor Statistics show.

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