Author - Curtis Lanning

AMP News Health & Science July 2018

Dr. Robot

  July 2018 Issue Arkansas hospitals are turning to advanced technology in the surgical room by Curtis Lanning It’s no longer the stuff of science fiction: Robots are stepping into the medical field, as hospitals in Arkansas bring in new technology to aid surgeons in the operating...

Politics

City Councils vs. Board of Directors

How do Cities with Board of Directors Differ from Those with City Councils? by Curtis Lanning   (NWA Politics) — Most cities in Arkansas operate with a city council and mayor as their form of government, but a handful instead have a board of directors and city administrator/manager, and they...

Business Politics Tourism

Texarkana: When Two Towns Beat as One

by Curtis Lanning  When most people think about border towns, their minds probably go to Kansas City. But Arkansas and Texas share an important one, too. Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas have about 70,000 people when combined, and some do all they can to ignore any boundaries between the...

AMP News Politics

Why Are Arkansas Judges Elected?

by Curtis Lanning (NWA Politics) — Arkansas is one of 15 states where judges are selected via non-partisan election, but half of the country appoints their judges. Why doesn’t Arkansas? To answer that question and more, we turned to the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office. Why Are Arkansas...