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[9 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,413 views]
Week in review (1/3-1/8)

Hopefully the new year has been good to everyone so far.
Here at First Arkansas News we had some big stories last week. If you’ve missed some of it here’s your chance to catch up on the news and features we reported this week.
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[8 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 8,598 views]
Working fewer hours? Unemployment Insurance may help

It’s that time of year when things just seem to slow to a crawl. The holiday rush is over, the new year is settled in and the winter weather threatens to keep us in hibernation. In business, construction screeches to a halt and sales tank enough to almost guarantee a good parking spot every time you head to Walmart. At work, it’s a drastic change from weeks of overtime to fill holiday orders to having enough orders to warrant a full, 40-hour week.
The reduction of hours couldn’t come at a …

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[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 1,172 views]
Unemployment numbers kinda-sorta drop in the Natural State

The unemployment rate in Arkansas may have dropped in May, but we’re still not even as gainfully employed as we were a year ago.