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Trump turns right on Kavanaugh

by Caleb Talley U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy turned the country on its head two weeks ago with the announcement that he would soon be retiring. Giving President Trump a second selection to the high court could shape it for a generation. Conservatives celebrated. Liberals wept (and...

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Caterpillar Expanding in Arkansas

Construction equipment giant Caterpillar announced last week the second phase of its expansion at a facility in North Little Rock. The company said it expects to hire 250 new workers in the coming year. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said on Thursday that between 2017 and 2020, the company will have invested...

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President Trump Appoints Gov. Hutchinson to Council

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his intention to nominate Gov. Asa Hutchinson to a two-year term on the 10-member Council of Governors. “President Trump’s nomination is an honor for me and for Arkansas,” Hutchinson said. “It will be a privilege for me to represent our state and...

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Arkansas’ Solicitor General Resigns for Walmart Job

The state’s first solicitor general announced on Wednesday plans to resign his post for a job with Walmart. Solicitor General Lee Rudofsky’s resignation will be effective July 20. According to the attorney general’s office, Rudofsky will join Walmart’s anticorruption compliance team in...

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CARTI’s Outlook Upgraded

Fitch upgrades hospitals outlook from ‘negative’ to ‘stable’    Fitch Ratings, an international bond-rating service, has affirmed the BB+ rating on revenue bonds for CARTI, which were issued in 2013 by the Pulaski County Public Facilities Board. The action includes revising the...

July 2018 Opinion Politics

Revolution Remembered

July 2018 Issue by Caleb Talley In July, we celebrate our great nation’s founding. More than 240 years ago, countless men and women risked it all when they made the decision to stand up in the face of a perceived injustice at the hands of a tyrannical ruler. They declared themselves...

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Acxiom Corp. Sells Part of Business for $2.3 Billion

Acxiom Corp. on Monday reached a $2.3 billion deal to sell a portion of its business to Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Acxiom Corp. will sell its Acxiom Marketing Solutions business to the global advertising agency. The transaction is expected to...