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THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TETRA Technologies, Inc. ("TETRA" or the "Company") (NYSE: TTI) today announced that Tim Moeller, Senior Vice-President Chemicals and Supply Chain, has been assigned to lead the Company's initiatives involving its industrial products and key mineral resources in the Company's Arkansas brine leases to support carbon capture and advances in energy storage and battery production.

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LITTLE ROCK — In his State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked legislators to consider cutting the sales tax on used cars almost in half.

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JONESBORO — A teen faces significant jail time after police say he threatened a woman with a gun and shot at her.

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FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet parents have spent more quality time than ever with their dogs and cats during the pandemic - including more than 11 million(1) households in the U.S. that welcomed a new pet this past year. The increased time spent together has led to shifts in pet parent behaviors, as noted in the Mars Petcare, Pets in a Pandemic: BETTER CITIES FOR PETS 2020 Report. Many pet parents have tried new types and varieties of food for their dogs and cats which has contributed to growth in the wet food category. To meet this growing demand, Mars Petcare will invest $145 million to expand its manufacturing facility located in Fort Smith, Ark.

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SPRINGDALE, Ark., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "What's for dinner?" has taken on an entirely new meaning over the last year with more people cooking at home. New flavors of Tyson(®) Instant Pot(®) Kits, Tyson(®) Instant Pot(®) Seasoned Proteins and Tyson(®) Oven Ready Family Size Kits are just what families need to ease the burden and cooking fatigue--protein-packed, mouthwatering meals offering that made from scratch taste without the effort.

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SPRINGDALE, Ark., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockline Industries announced that the Arkansas Department of Labor has recognized its Springdale, Ark. campus with an award for exceptional safety, achieving 13 million safe work hours without a lost time accident (LTA) on Dec. 2, 2020. This milestone puts Rockline Industries' Northwest Arkansas (NWA) facility in elite company. This accomplishment has only been achieved one other time since Arkansas began recognizing workplace safety in 1976.

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LITTLE ROCK — In his State of the State address Tuesday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked legislators to consider cutting the sales tax on used cars almost in half.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 44 new deaths and 3,907 new COVID-19 cases.Statewide, there have been 2,848 coronavirus deaths and 341,364 positive case since the beginning of the pandemic in March.Officials also reported that 299,375 Oklahomans have recovered from the virus.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says the state will begin the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccinations starting next Monday. But less than 40% of the state’s current vaccine supply has been administered. Some Arkansas health officials say the vaccination rollout plan has already proven not to work.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BankLabs is offering free access to Participate, its loan participation automation platform, to help financial institutions manage the influx of PPP loans. This is a historic time for banks that are actively working to serve their communities by processing paycheck protection program loan applications as quickly as possible. To manage loan limits and their balance sheet, banks may participate some of their PPP loans out. By using Participate, financial institutions can cut down on the paperwork and process their own loans faster while also quickly selling or buying participations with other financial institutions.