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There are an estimated 39.5 million Americans living below the poverty line, which, in the lower 48 states, is an annual income threshold of $12,880 for an individual and $26,500 for a family of four (Alaska and Hawaii have a slightly higher threshold). Living in poverty can have serious consequences and impacts nearly every aspect […]

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Friday, September 17, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This Friday, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) broke ground on a new solar array. The renewable energy will create savings and help the Library System accomplish its goals of operating sustainably and promoting green practices th…

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This Friday, the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) broke ground on a new solar array. The renewable energy will create savings and help the Library System accomplish its goals of operating sustainably and promoting green practices throughout the state. As listed in their sustainability statement, CALS aims to incorporate energy-efficient practices, raise public awareness, and evaluate and report their environmental impact.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

JONESBORO — After Craighead County District Court judges asked for more courtroom security for half a year, the City of Jonesboro is moving toward hiring three additional police officers to provide it.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, will host a two-day hiring event September 22-23 in Avenel, New Jersey.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Massive Analysis and Quality Control (MAQC) Society, an organization seeking to promote and advance reproducible science principles and quality control, today announced the publication of a collection of journal articles in the September issue of Nature Biotechnology (NBT). With leadership from the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA), the Sequencing and Quality Control Phase 2 (SEQC2) consortium published these articles from three hundred collaborating participants within more than 150 organizations spanning academia, industry, hospitals, and federal agencies.  The September NBT collection includes other successful SEQC2 research articles that appeared earlier this year in NBT, Genome Biology, and Genome Medicine.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, AR and TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ - BSR Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: HOM.U) (TSX: HOM.UN) today announced a cash distribution of US$0.0417 per REIT unit for the month of September 2021, representing US$0.50 per REIT unit on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on October 15, 2021 to unitholders of record as at September 30, 2021.

LITTLE ROCK, AR and TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ - BSR Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: HOM.U) (TSX: HOM.UN) today announced a cash distribution of US$0.0417 per REIT unit for the month of September 2021, representing US$0.50 per REIT unit on an annualized basis. Payment will…

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Movista, Inc. Tree of Life Canada Inc., one of the largest distributors of specialty, fresh, seafood, and natural foods, announced a new initiative to better serve its employees while increasing their clients' revenue today. The well-respected Canadian food distributor announced a partnership with Movista, the leading retail execution and workforce management solution provider. With operations spanning the entire country, Tree of Life employs one of the largest specialty food sales forces in Canada, servicing nationally recognized brands and providing unmatched service and expertise.

After nearly two decades of combat, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan marks the end of the longest war in American history. Since 2001, nearly 2,500 American service members have been killed in the conflict — in addition to tens of thousands of contractors, civilians, Afghan and allied military personnel. The servicemen and servicewomen […]

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam's Club announced today its intentions to support student-athletes leveraging the NCAA NIL agreement that allows college athletes to monetize their name, image, and likeness (NIL) and profit from work with brands. The warehouse retailer is offering $10,000 each to 10 athletes across sports, including those that are often under-represented. Sam's Club has signed four athletes and is turning to the public to fill the remainder of the team via TikTok.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Inn, America's Hometown Pizza Place, announced the opening of its new buffet location in Mountain View, Arkansas. Located at 220 E. Main Street, the new Pizza Inn is owned and operated by Franchisees Eric and Heidi Myers, and George a…

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pizza Inn, America's Hometown Pizza Place, announced the opening of its new buffet location in Mountain View, Arkansas. Located at 220 E. Main Street, the new Pizza Inn is owned and operated by Franchisees Eric and Heidi Myers, and George and Julie Bethell. The Mountain View Pizza Inn location will be the brand's 32nd store in Arkansas.

Monday, September 13, 2021

(The Center Square) – Twenty-seven Republican governors or attorneys general have vowed to fight the latest executive order issued by President Joe Biden mandating that over 80 million private employees receive COVID vaccinations or undergo weekly testing, or their employer will be fined.

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Thursday, September 02, 2021

FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, will host a two-day hiring event September 8-9 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Monday, August 30, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolution, a leading manufacturer of sustainable materials and solutions, today announced that it has acquired Five Points Films ("Five Points"). This acquisition will expand Revolution's fast-growing national footprint and broaden its sustai…

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestcom, the industry leader in shelf-edge media solutions for Retailers and CPGs, has published timely insights in their latest perspective piece: Life After Lockdown: Why store teams are more essential than ever to shopper loyalty.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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Thursday, August 19, 2021

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, will host a two-day hiring event August 24-25 in South Chicago, Illinois.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

FORT SMITH, Ark., Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, is pleased to announce that it has been named a Quest for Quality Award winner in three separate categories by readers of Logistics Management. 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

MAUMELLE, Ark., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantic™ Electronics ("Quantic"), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management ("Arcline"), today announced the acquisition of BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc. ("BEI Precision") from J.F. Lehman & Company. BEI Precision…

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Movista, Inc., the leading retail execution and workforce management solution, has announced it has been mentioned in the 2021 Gartner Hype Cycle ™ for Consumer Goods.1 Gartner identifies Movista as a Sample Vendor within the Retail Activity O…