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UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand

UAMS Eyes Expansion, Sees Increase in Patient Demand
Roxane Townsend is the CEO of UAMS Medical Center.

The Affordable Care Act as applied in Arkansas has worked so well for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences that administrators are considering expanding the 10-story UAMS Medical Center.
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UCA Receives $400k to Restore McCastlain Hall

The University of Central Arkansas is in line to receive a $400,000 grant that will be used to help restore and renovate McCastlain Hall.
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Federal Funding for Arkansas Highways to End May 31

The director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says federal funding for the state's highway projects will end May 31.
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