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Tech rebound powers US stocks higher, snaps 2-day S&P slump

May. 21, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

Technology companies helped power stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, snapping the market's two-day losing streak. The rally followed the U.S. government's decision to temporarily ease off proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies. The news gave a boost to technology sector stocks,...

Impossible Foods debuts meatless sausage at Little Caesars

May. 20, 2019 10:43 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday at 58 restaurants in Fort Myers, Florida; Yakima, Washington; and...

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections

May. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa. Yolanda Thompson, who works for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food...

Industrial parks trigger a surge in Springdale's development

May. 5, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Kayla Lester didn't care which came first — the chicken or the egg. She used a pipette to fill vials and test for salmonella in a bird's blood sample. Twenty-four strains can strike poultry, said Gordon Whitbeck, a microbiologist. Whitbeck Laboratories is just one link in the...

Beyond Meat fattens up as shares more than double in IPO

May. 2, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

Investors have a big appetite for fake meat. The shares of Beyond Meat, the purveyor of plant-based burgers and sausages, more than doubled Thursday in its Nasdaq debut. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissance Capital, which researches and tracks IPOs. Beyond Meat...

The Latest: Beyond Meat shares close 163% higher

May. 2, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Beyond Meat's initial public offering (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Investors gave a beefy welcome to Beyond Meat in its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. The fake meat company's share price jumped 163 percent to end the day at $65.75 per share. The California-based...

Blair donates $2M for Fayetteville library expansion

Apr. 8, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jim Blair remembers taking home boxes full of books from the old city library and how he inadvertently acquired a collection at the age of 7 or 8. That love of knowledge follows him to this day. Nearly eight decades later, Blair has contributed a total of $5 million to the...