Business

China auto show highlights electric ambitions

BEIJING -- The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers.

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Take steps to control investment taxes

Tax season is finally over. Of course, how much you pay in taxes depends on a variety of factors, many of which you can't control. But you might give some thought to how you can manage your investment-related taxes.

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

"What are the signs of hearing loss?" I am asked this question often, stated the press release. "How do I know if I need to have my hearing checked? The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly, this is more common with noise-induced or age-related hearing loss; or they can be significant and come on suddenly; a sudden hearing loss may be an indication of a more serious underlying medical condition. Either way, there are common indications. A person should suspect hearing loss if they experience any of the signs below.

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Jazzercise celebrates National Fitness Month

May is National Fitness Month! It's time to get moving towards better health. Exercising is so important. For children and adolescents, regular exercises builds strong muscles and bones, and improves heart health. Getting kids active early not only keeps them healthy now, it teaches them the benefit of exercise as they grow older. For adults, exercise can assist to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancer. For seniors, staying active helps to improve balance, reducing the risk of falls and improves cognitive function. For all ages, aerobic activity and strength training will improve muscle mass, increase bone strength and improve moods! It is directly linked to the release of endorphins that make us feel good. When we feel good, we are more positive and more confident.

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B&F Engineering adds two partners

B& F Engineering Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners, Daniel George and Dustin Ward, to B& F's ownership group. George and Ward are licensed professional engineers, working as project directors at B&F.

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SAC acquires Gildner Automotive Group

ARKADELPHIA -- Southwest Auto Collection, led by Chris Byrd and James Morgan, has purchased Gildner Automotive Group, 1501 N. 10th St., Arkadelphia. Gildner Ford Lincoln, Gildner Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and Gildner Chevrolet Buick GMC will remain in their current locations, but all now operate as members of the Southwest Auto Collection. The acquisition was led by Byrd and is being purchased from Cheryl Gildner.

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Security Bank is dedicated to customers

For more than two decades, Security Bank is the longest serving mortgage company in Hot Springs. Located in the same location since it opened, Security Bank is "proud of its history and heritage."

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Ai Sushi & Grill opens

Submitted photo Phineas Lui, owner of Ai Sushi & Grill Japanese Restaurant, has announced the opening of his restaurant located in Hot Springs Plaza, 1609 Albert Pike, Suite J. The restaurant has a sushi bar with seating to watch your sushi being made. Find out more about the extensive menu by finding the Facebook page or calling 501-701-4323.

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