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Tyson Foods Buys Maker of Smart Chicken brand

Tyson Foods is buying Tecumseh Poultry, the Nebraska-based company that makes the Smart Chicken brand of air-cooled chicken. According to Tyson, the company plans to keep Tecumseh Poultry’s nearly 600 workers and allow the company to operate as a separate subsidiary. Smart Chicken’s...

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AT&T Announces New Arkansas President

On Monday June 4, AT&T announced their new Arkansas President, Ronald Dedman. He will be leading the companies public, government, and external affairs. Dedman succeeds Ed Drilling, who has been president of the AT&T Arkansas division since 2002. Drilling has been promoted to senior Vice...

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Chenal Theatre is Open for Business

Nearly a year after it was shuttered for renovations, the popular west Little Rock movie theatre in the Promenade at Chenal is open for business. AMC Theatres Chenal 9 opened last month, offering visitors a nine-screen theater that includes an IMAX screen, dining, mixed drinks and recliners. The...

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Former VP of Tyson Foods Joins Friday, Eldredge & Clark

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP welcomed attorney Robert W. George to the firm, where he will serve as senior counsel in the commercial litigation practice area. George will be based in the Rogers office of the firm and work in both federal and state courts, representing clients inenvironmental...

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Conductor Launches Second 10x GROWTH Accelerator

Conductor Announces Application Period for the Second Cohort of the 10x GROWTH Accelerator   The Conductor today announced the official application period for the second cohort of a 20-week program designed to scale Arkansas’ high-growth tech and tech-enabled ventures. Conducted in...

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ADE, AETN Launch Science of Reading

The Arkansas Department of Education and Arkansas Educational Television Network’s ArkansasIDEAS are pleased to announce the June 1 rollout of the first Science of Reading online professional development course. The “Science of Reading: The Right to Read Act” course was developed to assist...

Business Health & Science June 2018

Building on Health Care

June 2018 Issue by Dwain Hebda risha Montague, senior vice president and chief administrator of Arkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW) recalls two telling moments from the hospital’s grand opening in February, each a vivid snapshot of how needed the facility is. The first was her interaction...