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The City Wire, a content partner with Talk Business & Politics, is a media company that covers business, politics and culture in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions of the state. Read online at TheCityWire.com or follow on Twitter: @TheCityWire.

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Arkansas Personal Income Up In Third Quarter, U.S. GDP Up 5%

A wide range of economic data was released prior to the holiday break, with some figures showing a gain in Arkansas’ combined personal income during the third quarter and a healthy increase in third quarter U.S. GDP.

Tourism Industry Revenue, Jobs Up In NW Arkansas And The State

The travel and tourism industry in Northwest Arkansas is set to finish 2014 on a high note, and Arkansas’ 2% tourism tax should set a new collections record.

Walmart U.S. CEO Creates New Positions In Grocery

Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran told analysts in October that he planned to address meat quality issues and improve the  Continue Reading »

Rob Brothers Announces Retirement From Walton Family Foundation

Veteran banker and civic leader, Rob Brothers, announced his pending retirement after five years as the Home Region Program Director  Continue Reading »

The Compass Report: Third Quarter Trends Positive For Top 3 Arkansas Metros

While not broad, improvements in employment, sales tax collections and tourism sector employment helped push positive economic trends during the  Continue Reading »

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