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NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Three Tennessee employees have sued Wal-Mart claiming they lost pay and promotion opportunities because they are women. The Barrett Johnston law firm said the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Nashville, is the third of its kind against Wal-Mart since 2011..
Oct 2- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services on Tuesday raised its rating on Little Rock, Arkansas's general airport revenue bonds to A from A-minus with a stable outlook. S&P cited the airport's consistently improved financial risk profile, despite "historically declining enplanement trends."
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Arkansas' finance office said Tuesday that the state's revenues are ahead of last year's figures and are beating expectations, but officials said they're worried about sales tax collections sliding for the third straight month.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The president of an organization leading the fight against cramped cages for pregnant pigs said Tuesday he's seeking a spot on Tyson Food Inc.' s board of directors to put more pressure on the nation's second-largest pork processor to abandon the crates.
By Martinne Geller and Jessica Wohl NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Oct 1- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. A handful of sell-side analysts turned out to hear from Walmart workers nearly a year after a similar meeting was held near Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
HOUSTON, Oct 1- Entergy Corp and ITC Holdings Corp took another step to advance Entergy's $1.78 billion plan to spin off its electric transmission business, late last week.
NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Oct 1- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. A handful of sell-side analysts turned out to hear from Walmart workers nearly a year after a similar meeting was held near Wal-Mart's headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas.
OMAHA, Neb.-- Little or no economic growth is likely this year in most of the nine Midwest and Plains states covered by a survey of business leaders, but the booming oil business will continue to drive growth in North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to the report released Monday.
NEW YORK-- Macy's Inc. plans to hire about 80,000 seasonal workers this holiday season, a 2.5 percent increase from last year when the Cincinnati- based operator of Macy's and upscale Bloomingdale's hired 78,000 workers.
Oct 1- General Motors Co is recalling about 41,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars in the United States because of concerns that a defective plastic part might cause a fuel leak, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
CNBC will reveal the big winner of CNBC's "Top States for Doing Business" tomorrow. CNBC's Scott Cohn offers a preview.
CNBC.com ranks the 10 richest people who have sought the U.S. presidency since 1992. Check out the list!
A countdown of the top 10 least-expensive cities, as culled from the latest available version of the COLI from the third quarter of 2011.
A study by the National Vital Statistics Report and the U.S. Census Bureau calculated the number of divorces by state. Click for the results.