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Shares up 15% for Arkansas-based America's Car-Mart

America's Car-Mart's fourth-quarter profit and revenue handily beat analysts estimates and Wall Street responded favorably, sending shares up nearly 15 percent in trading Tuesday.

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P.A.M.'s net income $1.39M; profit slips, but trucker posts revenue of $119.5M, up 9%

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. booked net income of $1.39 million for its first quarter, down from $2.28 million for the same quarter a year ago, primarily because of winter weather and a wage increase for drivers, the company reported Monday.

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UA professors aid medical field

Engineers develop devices for realistic training, testing

Vivas LLC, a company founded by a group of University of Arkansas engineering professors, has developed and is marketing realistic training and testing devices for the medical field.

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Walmart CEO's total pay down 22% to $18.3M

Executive compensation packages for Walmart's top executives showed a general decline, and the company detailed further its changes for its annual shareholders meeting as part of its annual proxy statement filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Arkansas beer-maker moving brewery gear

FAYETTEVILLE -- Fossil Cove Brewing Co. is leasing space just around the corner from its taproom and brewery and plans to use the new location to produce more beer by early summer.

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Sandwich chain trying rare drive-thru

BENTONVILLE -- Which Wich Superior Sandwiches reopened its location in the city late last week with a rare feature for the custom-sandwich chain -- a drive-thru.

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Arkansas eatery aids server with leukemia

Owners, staff helped waitress after she was diagnosed

Sharae Allen had worked at The River Grille Steakhouse for a little more than four months when she learned she had acute myeloid leukemia.

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Product puts canoe makers back to work

T-Formex filling in for Royalex for plastic hulls

When the supply of Royalex dried up years ago, Arkansas-based canoe makers who rely on the material found themselves up a creek without a paddle.

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3 Arkansas car lots bought by group linked to Johnelle Hunt and Jerry Jones

Three Northwest Arkansas car dealerships owned by The Everett Group have been acquired by a group with an established Arkansas footprint and companies linked to notables with Arkansas connections -- Johnelle Hunt and Jerry Jones.

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Arkansas-based Car-Mart's profit, revenue rise

Company credits tax cuts, focus on staff and management

Bentonville-based America's Car-Mart beat profit estimates for its third quarter because of a windfall from federal tax cuts and also saw its revenue up from the same period last year but shy of analysts' expectations.

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