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Bret Bielema's Future in Question After Jeff Long's Firing
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Bret Bielema's Future in Question After Jeff Long's Firing

Will it be Julie Cromer Peoples, Joseph Steinmetz or the UA board of trustees who is in charge of handling the more immediate question hounding all of Arkansas: What to do with Bret Bielema?
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Chintan Desai Launches US House Bid in Arkansas

An official with a network of charter schools says he's seeking the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in east Arkansas.
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The Best Way to Spend $4 Million? (Editorial)

We're not convinced $4 million awarded for a no-bid contract to an Indiana company was the best use of our taxpayer dollars.
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Pody Gay to Lead Museum of Discovery Network (Movers & Shakers)

Pody Gay has joined the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock as director of the Discovery Network, a consortium of museums, library systems, schools, university STEM centers and a Head Start program in Arkansas.
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UA Names Mervin Jebaraj CBER Director

The University of Arkansas has named Mervin Jebaraj director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. His new role begins Jan. 1. read more >

Windgate Foundation Donates $40M for Art District at UA

The Windgate Charitable Foundation has donated $40 million to the University of Arkansas for the creation of a new Windgate Art & Design District in south Fayetteville. read more >

Centennial Bank, Johnny Allison Donate $10M to A-State Athletics

Arkansas State University renames the football field and names a planned athletics operations center following donations of $5 million each by Centennial Bank and the family of Johnny Allison. read more >

SPONSORED: Expect More, Create Change

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Since When? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

If you can't trust yourself to compliment a woman without being a creep, then it's always fine to say nothing about her appearance at all. read more >

In Becoming an Arts Beacon, UA Refurbishes a Landmark

Jeannie Hulen's ambition to promote the learning of art at the University of Arkansas received an enormous boost this summer when the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation gave the school a $120 million gift. read more >

Education Construction Dots the State, Dominating Commercial Projects List

The tally of largest commercial projects in Arkansas reached $2 billion for the fourth consecutive year, powered in large part by education. read more >

NPR Gets Arkansas Techie Sam Hosington

Newsroom colleagues at Arkansas Business Publishing Group applauded our 2017 summer intern, Sam Hoisington of Arkansas Tech University, for landing a plum internship at the Chronicle of Higher Education in Washington. read more >

UAMS' Projected Deficit Rises to $72M This article is available only in print.

UAMS is reviewing ways to increase revenue and slash costs, including possible layoffs to its staff of about 10,000. It is one of the state's largest employers. read more >

Canopy Apartments Sale Tops $9.4 Million Mark (Real Deals) This article is available only in print.

An affiliate of DavisRE of Dallas bought the 240-unit apartment project in west Little Rock. The seller is Out In The Woods LLLP, led by James Jackson and Haskell Dickinson II. read more >

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