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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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Double-digit Traffic Gains Posted At XNA, Fort Smith Regional Airport

Editor’s note: This story is a component of The Compass Report. The quarterly Compass Report is managed by The City  Continue Reading »

ArcBest Expands Corporate HQ Footprint, Names New ABF Freight Boss

Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. (formerly Arkansas Best Corp.) is buying an additional 30 acres for its corporate headquarter expansion at  Continue Reading »

Obama, Billionaires Targets At Pryor-Cotton Debate In Fayetteville

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, who squared off in their only one-on-one U.S. Senate race Tuesday night, stayed to familiar themes of tying each other to unpopular political allies.

Car-Mart Amends Its Corporate Credit Line

America‚Äôs Car-Mart amended its credit agreement with lenders, securing a $200 million credit line made public in a federal filing  Continue Reading »

All 8 Metro Labor Markets See Jobless Rate Declines

All of the eight metro areas in or connected to Arkansas had jobless rate decreases in August compared to July, and jobless rate declines compared to August 2013. But in a ongoing trend, regional labor forces continue to contract.

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