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WAIA director resigns; officials to consider next steps for intermodal study - Talk Business & Politics

WAIA director resigns; officials to consider next steps for intermodal study – Talk Business & Politics

The effort to build an intermodal port in the Fort Smith metro has received $3.17 million in government funds and spent or obligated at least $2.9 million since 2019. While nothing has been built or announced, proponents believe the effort has been worth the money and should continue. The Western Arkansas Intermodal Authority (WAIA) was …

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Walmart, Citi, Disney, McDonald's and others pledge to abolish stigma of cancer at work | CNN Business

Walmart, Citi, Disney, McDonald’s and others pledge to abolish stigma of cancer at work | CNN Business

CNN  —  After having surgery to remove a small cancerous tumor from his neck last year, Publicis Groupe CEO Arthur Sadoun decided to tell his employees, clients and shareholders of his condition. He still needed to undergo radiation and chemotherapy, and explained to them what that would mean for his work schedule. While deciding to …

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UPDATE: Structurlam suspends operations, cuts jobs in Conway after Walmart contract abruptly ends - Talk Business & Politics

UPDATE: Structurlam suspends operations, cuts jobs in Conway after Walmart contract abruptly ends – Talk Business & Politics

Structurlam Mass Timber Corp., a Canadian mass timber manufacturer, announced Wednesday (Jan. 18) it is temporarily suspending operations and reducing staff at its 288,000-square-foot Arkansas plant in Conway due to a customer contract cancellation with Bentonville-based Walmart Inc. “Decisions like this are never easy, especially when they impact our people,” Matthew Karmel, CEO of Structurlam, …

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Ten Inconvenient Truths About Ukraine Largely Ignored by the Media - Global ResearchGlobal Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Ten Inconvenient Truths About Ukraine Largely Ignored by the Media – Global ResearchGlobal Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

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Meet Jessye Norman, the International Opera Singer Whose Music Transcended Racism and Politics

Meet Jessye Norman, the International Opera Singer Whose Music Transcended Racism and Politics

No matter the genre of music, Black women seem to dominate it all. From Sister Rosetta Tharpe, who started rock and roll, to Aretha Franklin and Koko Taylor, who dominated the soul and blues scene, Black women have divine voices. This statement holds true even in the opera music scene. Yes, Black women can sing …

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Video: This woman has the power to stop an NFL game. See why | CNN

Video: This woman has the power to stop an NFL game. See why | CNN

The NFL requires all teams to have an emergency action plan, or EAP, for all player facilities, including practice fields. These plans include details about where ambulances are located, the quickest route to the hospital, where medical equipment is stored, and even what radio and hand signals will be used in case of a medical …

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