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Signing On: Arkansas 2018 Ballot Measures

Proponents of five potential ballot measures have until July 6 to gather the 67,887 signatures needed to include their initiatives in 2018 election by Chris Price Elections in presidential mid-term years generally draw less public interest and voters to the polls, but Arkansans have a lot to...

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2018 District Farm Families of the Year Announced

The eight district winners in the 71st annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected, representing the diversity of Arkansas agriculture, the state’s largest industry. The district winners will now be judged to determine a state winner to be announced Dec. 6 at the Farm...

Arkansas Hospitals Health & Science

Designing for Health

Interior Design’s Important Role in Health Care By Kim Prescott, Design Manager, Arkansas Children’s Hospital Can hospital design contribute to healing? Thoughtful design, both of built spaces and the way interiors are finished, positively affects how we feel and function within our...

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Steven Webb to Lead Unity Health in August

Unity Health will have a new leader in August, following the retirement of longtime CEO Ray Montgomery. Steven Webb, the vice president and administrator at Baptist Health Center in North Little Rock, will take his place. Webb, who has served the Baptist Health system since 2009, will take over as...

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Tyson Foods Buys Maker of Smart Chicken brand

Tyson Foods is buying Tecumseh Poultry, the Nebraska-based company that makes the Smart Chicken brand of air-cooled chicken. According to Tyson, the company plans to keep Tecumseh Poultry’s nearly 600 workers and allow the company to operate as a separate subsidiary. Smart Chicken’s...

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AT&T Announces New Arkansas President

On Monday June 4, AT&T announced their new Arkansas President, Ronald Dedman. He will be leading the companies public, government, and external affairs. Dedman succeeds Ed Drilling, who has been president of the AT&T Arkansas division since 2002. Drilling has been promoted to senior Vice...

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Chenal Theatre is Open for Business

Nearly a year after it was shuttered for renovations, the popular west Little Rock movie theatre in the Promenade at Chenal is open for business. AMC Theatres Chenal 9 opened last month, offering visitors a nine-screen theater that includes an IMAX screen, dining, mixed drinks and recliners. The...

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Former VP of Tyson Foods Joins Friday, Eldredge & Clark

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP welcomed attorney Robert W. George to the firm, where he will serve as senior counsel in the commercial litigation practice area. George will be based in the Rogers office of the firm and work in both federal and state courts, representing clients inenvironmental...