This week’s Arkansas Business newspaper is online here. Among this edition’s content:
Electronic gaming kept Arkansas’ two racetracks alive, bringing in valuable tourist dollars to West Memphis and Hot Springs in spite of competition in Mississippi and recession. (Also: Richard Davies, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, on why Arkansas tourism is still swinging.)
J. French Hill, chairman and CEO of Delta Trust & Banking Co. of Little Rock, writes an open letter to FDIC Chairman Sheila Blair on the FDIC’s plans to take $27 billion out of the banking system during 2009 by way of a special assessment.
Ron Fournier, the Associated Press’ Washington bureau chief, and Tom Hallman Jr., who won a Pulitzer Prize at The Oregonian of Portland, are among the speakers at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region XII conference April 3-4 in Little Rock.
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