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Raycom Media Names Hatton Weeks GM at KAIT
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Raycom Media Names Hatton Weeks GM at KAIT

Raycom Media of Montgomery, Alabama, names Hatton Weeks vice president and general manager of KAIT-TV, Channel 8, in Jonesboro.
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Jonesboro Group Networks Minority Women Businesses

Wanting to give minority women business owners a better chance at succeeding, Shunquetta Cunningham has created a network of owners to share experiences and information.
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Annual Show Lets Newport Show Off Artists, and Itself

Starting next month, a resurgent downtown Newport will host events on 22 of 26 weekends, culminating in late September with Depot Days, the city's signature music festival.
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China Shrinks Steel Industry Slowly, Drawing Western Ire

China's steel mills, a target of U.S. President Donald Trump's ire, are their industry's 800-pound gorilla: They supply half of the world's output, so every move they make has a global impact.
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A coalition of cities and counties around Arkansas has sued dozens of makers and distributors of opioids, arguing that the companies should bear the cost of drug abuse in the state. read more >

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A-State Makes MyCampus Portal More Secure

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FedEx Investing $1B to Modernize Memphis Hub

FedEx says it is investing more than $1 billion to modernize its Tennessee hub, in a move the shipping giant says will improve its efficiency and reliability as it delivers packages throughout the world. read more >

New Arkansas Mandate Would Increase Drug Costs for Employers, Consumers (Mark Merritt Commentary)

This week, the Arkansas Legislature is considering a new mandate forcing employers and government health plans to pay more for prescription drugs. read more >

Hutchinson Announces Appointments to School Safety Commission

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to the Arkansas School Safety Commission, which will hold its first meeting on Tuesday. read more >

Arkansas' January Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

Arkansas' January unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. read more >

Stuck in the Middle: Regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers

A special legislative session starting Tuesday is expected to result in deep-red Arkansas becoming the first state to license and regulate pharmacy benefit managers. read more >

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