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Lawsuits Come Two Weeks After the Missouri Duck Boat Accident

It has been two weeks since 17 people tragically and horrifically lost their lives when the Ride the Ducks Stretch Duck 07 Duck Boat sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri. Since then a lawsuit has been filed, Sunday, by two of the nine members of an Indiana family who died in...

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Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged for June

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.8 percent in June. The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services reported that the civilian labor force has declined by 1,348 and the U.S. jobless rate has risen two-tenths a percentage point, from 3.8 percent in May...

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Arkansas Lottery Celebrates Record-Breaking Year

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is celebrating record breaking sales and revenue for fiscal 2018, that ended June 30. Sales reached $499,704,976 and revenue rose to $500,490,212. The record-breaking sales and revenues translates to additional money for scholarships. The proceeds to scholarships...

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David’s Burgers Seeks to Expand its Business

There has been speculation that a new David’s Burgers location may be opening in West Little Rock on Cantrell Road, where a Mexican Chiquito formerly existed. “Currently we are reviewing different options for the Cantrell property so I can’t confirm that it will indeed be a David’s...

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Bruno Machado Joins UAMS Urology

Bruno Machado, M.D., has recently joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Urology team as a specialist in urinary system surgeries and minimally invasive endoscopic techniques. Machado will now see patients in the Urology clinic and is an assistant professor in the Department...

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Johnelle Hunt Makes Prestigious Forbes List

Forbes released their 2018 list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women on Wednesday. The list, which includes twenty-four women billionaires, has Arkansas’ Johnelle Hunt as No. 5.  Johnelle Hunt was born in Heber Springs, and married the late Johnnie Bryan Hunt. Together they started a...