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Daily Digest: December 6, 2019

Less Is More: Boutique Hotels in Arkansas Nebraska transplant and hotelier Bhu Makan leans back in his seat and applies a liberal dose of fresh berries to his morning oatmeal. He’s seated in the first-floor bistro of The Burgundy Hotel, a boutique property he owns in west Little Rock. At nearby...

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Daily Digest: December 5, 2019

Startup Junkie, Walton Family Foundation Launch Kiva Hub Startup Junkie and the Walton Family Foundation are launching a new microfinance hub in Northwest Arkansas that is designed to impact entrepreneurs and small business owners who require access to capital. The organizations are partnering with...

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Major Industrial Fire Reported in Bentonville

Fire crews are responding to a large industrial fire at a foam manufacturer in Bentoville. Earlier today, crews were dispatched to 1900 E. Central Ave.in Bentonville, the location of United Industries. According to news report, the fire is contained, but the scene is reportedly still active. While...

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Daily Digest: December 4, 2019

A Look at Arkansas’ Christmas Tree Farms There’s two choices when it comes to selecting a Christmas tree: artificial or real. Picking the artificial tree is easy enough. You drive to a store that sells them, you pick the one you like the most and bring it home. It will be in segments that will...

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Allan Gates Named President of ACOEL Foundation

Allan Gates, an attorney with Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, has been named president of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) Foundation. The ACOEL Executive Committee recently elected Gates to be president of the nonprofit entity, which is responsible for...

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Kamala Harris Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Senator Kamala Harris announced she will drop out of the 2020 presidential race. Harris and her campaign cited a lack of financial resources and low polling numbers. “I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign,” Harris said in a statement. “As the campaigning has gone on, it’s...