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1 Million Cups Empowers Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sydne Tursky 1 Million Cups, a nationwide organization with a chapter in Bentonville, is helping Arkansas entrepreneurs make connections and improve their business strategies. The organization began in Kansas City in 2012 as a project of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The program is...

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Thousands Can Legally Carry Guns on College Campuses

More than 3,000 completed enhanced carry training since February by Sydne Tursky Training programs required for the concealed carry of handguns on college campuses have gone into full effect. And while state officials tout the law’s success, some university professors and students are concerned...

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Startup Junkie is Paving the Way in NWA

by Sydne Tursky Startup Junkie, a Fayetteville-based company headed by University of Arkansas alums Jeff Amerine and Haley Allgood, aims to use its unique business model to help other small businesses and boost economic development and quality of life in the greater Northwest Arkansas...

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Medicaid, Highway Funding Debate to Dominate Session

by Sydne Tursky Arkansas state legislators agree: Medicaid and highway funding will be the primary issues of focus during the upcoming fiscal session of the Arkansas General Assembly. The session will convene Feb. 12 to approve the state budget for fiscal year 2019, which begins July 1. Gov. Asa...