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EL DORADO, Ark., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a national cause marketing partnership agreement with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Central to this agreement, Murphy USA will launch a multiple-phase cause campaign across their nearly 1,500 locations in 26 states, the first of which will begin April 1.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Dental of Arkansas and the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation are providing some much-needed assistance to dental clinics and non-profit organizations that are helping communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. Delta Dental of Arkansas has committed a total of $6.5 million in emergency financial assistance to dental practices in Arkansas. The new program - the Delta Dental of Arkansas Advance Receipts Program - will provide financial support to dental practices, who are limited to providing only emergency services during the COVID-19 outbreak. In addition, the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation, which is the organization's charitable giving arm, will offer a total of $500,000 in grants to community organizations for projects directly related to COVID-19.

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Glucose Health, Inc. (OTC: GLUC) - the manufacturer of delicious & nutritious, diabetic retail category beverage GLUCODOWN® - has entered into an agreement with TMS of Roseburg, Oregon, one of the nation's leading Direct Response TV (DRTV) service providers. Hallmark Channel, Gameshow Network, Great American Country and National Geographic will soon begin airing three (3) new DRTV commercials, all now in production at Savi Ranch Studio of Orange County, CA, featuring GLUCODOWN® Diabetic Friendly Tea Mix - the first and only tea ever successfully fortified with healthy soluble dietary fiber.

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alliance Rubber Company announced immediate availability of Non-Latex(TM) Tourniquets with Antimicrobial Protection, providing healthcare, laboratory, and medical facilities shorter lead times and fresher stock from a domestic source. This product is being offered in addition to their line of Healthcare and Medical Facility items made with non-latex and antimicrobial properties.

CONWAY, Ark., March 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The $34 billion Live Events industry has suffered a severe blow from the fight against coronavirus. Concerts, sporting events, trade shows, conferences, theatrical productions, and countless others have been canceled by the thousands, leaving a thriving industry aggressively and suddenly in shambles. The financial impact from this comes not in ripples, but in tall, devastating waves. A COVID-19 Live Events Industry Impact Study was conducted by Elite Core Audio from March 11-15. Over 1,000 industry professionals responded with granular details of the losses they have already taken, and expect to suffer.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. and FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Metova, a world-leading provider of mobile, web, connected and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, fueled by emerging technologies including machine learning, mixed reality, and Blockchain, today announced a High Value Asset Tracking solution for Herc-U-Lift, leveraging multiple technologies including Amazon Web Services (AWS). The new asset tracking system is designed to save employee time finding physical assets at Herc-U-Lift campuses and customer locations, and also automate data collection and data entry - providing tremendous operational cost savings and business insights.

BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Heartland Forward released new research, "Millennials Find New Hope In The Heartland," analyzing demographic trends in the center of the country. The research, led by Senior Fellow Joel Kotkin, finds the Heartland is attracting and retaining millennials at higher rates than in the past, and three of the nation's ten best-performing metro areas for millennials are now in the Heartland. Lower costs of living, increased high-tech job growth, and a greater sense of community are among the main factors driving these trends.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite news that our economy is one of the strongest in history, the reality is that 474,000 Arkansas households -- 41% of households in the state -- are trapped by low wages and rising costs and are unable to afford basic needs.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SimpliFi, a leading workforce partner for health systems, today announced the launch of ClariFi, the first workforce management system to bring all contingent labor sources and a hospital's labor budget together in one place. With ClariFi, health systems can manage agency labor, float pool, international, and per diem workers within a single modern, intuitive web application. ClariFi also provides accurate real-time breakdowns of labor utilization and performance vs. budget across an entire health system and is mobile-enabled for easy access on the go.

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services agency, this week hosts its first major thought leadership summit - the Smarter Growth Summit - in Bentonville, Arkansas, to offer a new growth solution for the retail and consumer packaged goods industry that utilizes real-time data and predictive analytics to combat the out-of-stock issues disrupting the industry. Also participating in the summit is CROSSMARK's partner Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a leading provider of technology solutions for CPG manufacturers and retailers.

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Forward announced today that Angie Cooper will lead the mission and operations of Heartland Summit, the think and do tank's annual event in Bentonville, Ark. The Heartland Summit showcases innovation between the coasts, sparks honest conversations about the challenges of the region, ignites systems for sustained economic growth and inspires problem-solving in the heart of the country.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month, Delta Dental of Arkansas will again partner with three science museums across the state to host Toothapalooza, a free community event aiming to educate families about the importance of oral hygiene. Children and their families will receive free museum admission during the event when they participate in oral health screenings and activities, up to 500 people. The Museum of Discovery event welcomes up to 600 people.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan Firm, P.A., a family-owned and operated law firm founded by lawyer Phillip Duncan, who has secured over $500 million in judgments and settlements for his clients, announces a move to their newly renovated office building at 809 West Third Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201, effective February 1, 2020. Equipped for the 21(st) century practice of law, the modern offices are outfitted to prepare cases for trial, situated only blocks from the federal and state courthouses.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmaline Landes, 17, of El Dorado and Braden Lisowe, 11, of Benton today were named Arkansas' top two youth volunteers of 2020 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. As State Honorees, Emmaline and Braden each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all-expense-paid trip in early May to Washington, D.C., where they will join the top two honorees from each of the other states and the District of Columbia for four days of national recognition events. During the trip, 10 students will be named America's top youth volunteers of 2020.

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Therapon Skin Health, the makers of the medical grade skincare line Theraderm® Clinical Skin Care, unveils a new study highlighting the efficacy of the line's patented Soluble Keratin Peptides for significant active restorative stimulation properties. In a fifteen patient, twelve-week investigation, the keratin-derived peptide was proven to stimulate growth of the selected cell lines to repair damaged collagen at an accelerated rate.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight, the less-than-truckload carrier of ArcBest(®) (Nasdaq: ARCB), announced it will pay a profit-sharing bonus to all qualifying union-represented employees in return for the company achieving a 95.2 percent operating ratio in 2019.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest(®) (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver innovative solutions, today reported fourth quarter 2019 revenue of $717.4 million compared to fourth quarter 2018 revenue of $774.3 million. ArcBest had a fourth quarter 2019 operating loss of $11.2 million compared to operating income of $37.2 million last year, and a net loss of $5.5 million, or $0.22 per diluted share compared to fourth quarter 2018 net income of $15.3 million, or $0.57 per diluted share. Fourth quarter 2019 results include a previously announced noncash impairment charge of $26.5 million (pre-tax), or $19.8 million (after-tax) and $0.75 per diluted share.

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark., Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Walton Family Foundation announced a historic park development effort in the Arkansas Delta. A $20 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation will complete the 84.5-mile biking and pedestrian trail from Lexa to Arkansas City.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of ArcBest(®) (Nasdaq: ARCB) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share to holders of record of its Common Stock, $0.01 par value, on February 11, 2020, payable on February 25, 2020.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of students, parents, teachers, and community members will rally at one of Arkansas's largest School Choice Week celebrations on Wednesday, January 29. This energetic rally will celebrate all K-12 school options available to families across the state of Arkansas.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been named to the 2020 Top 500 List of the Best Employers for Diversity.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of students, parents, teachers, and community members will rally at one of Arkansas's largest School Choice Week celebrations on Wednesday, January 29. This energetic rally will celebrate all K-12 school options available to families across the state of Arkansas.

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tyson(®) Brand and Instant Brands Inc. - creator of the beloved multicooker, the Instant Pot(®) - have teamed up to create the brand-new Tyson(®) Instant Pot(®) Kits. Designed to cook in 20 minutes, these fully prepped kits have everything you need for a meal, including Tyson 100% all natural chicken made with no antibiotics ever, as well as premium long-grain rice and bold sauces.

ROGERS, Ark., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Happy Egg Co., known for being the best-tasting, farmer's market quality egg choice at the grocery store, continues its mission of helping consumers choose happy and healthy products for their home by becoming the first and only Whole30 Approved egg brand. As one of seven new Whole30 Approved partners for 2020, Happy Egg is making it easy for the Whole30 community to indulge in great-tasting, high-quality eggs from hens that roam on over eight acres of pasture.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Students will don National School Choice Week's signature yellow scarves, display posters, and share what they love about Harvest Time Academy at the school's assembly and chapel event on Thursday, Jan. 30. Parents, teachers, and school administration will also share why it is important for families to have the right to choose educational institutions based on their unique values, needs, and desires.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerry McCoy, President and owner of FlagandBanner.com, will be honored by Preserve Arkansas with a Special Award for Outstanding Stewardship on January 17, 2020, for her efforts to preserve the Taborian Hall and Dreamland Ballroom. Preserve Arkansas is a local historic restoration advocacy organization. Each year, they host an award ceremony in the Governor's mansion for those who have made exceptional strides in historic preservation.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leading logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that its less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight® has selected members of the 2020 ABF Freight Load Team.

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest(®) (Nasdaq: ARCB) will announce its fourth quarter 2019 financial results after the market close on Thursday, January 30, 2020. A conference call with company executives will be held on the following day, Friday, January 31, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ET (8:30 a.m. CT) to discuss these results. Interested parties are invited to listen by calling (800) 756?3565.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Hutchinson has issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 26-Feb. 1 Arkansas School Choice Week. Dozens of other governors and hundreds of city and county leaders nationwide have issued similar proclamations to coincide with the tenth annual National School Choice Week.