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UAMS, Baptist Report Operating Losses

UAMS, Baptist Report Operating Losses
UAMS had an operating loss of $86.4 million for the fiscal year that ended June 30, offset by nonoperating revenue of $64 million, which shrank the loss to $22 million.

UAMS and Baptist Health both report millions of dollars in operating losses in the most recent fiscal year.
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Early Childhood Initiatives Center to Break Ground On $16.5M Facility

The Early Childhood Initiatives Center announced Tuesday that a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 45,000-SF, $16.5 million facility in Bentonville is planned for 11 a.m. on Oct. 19 at Hayfield on J Street, directly south of the Amazeum.
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ATU Receives $1.3M Grant to Support Veterans

Arkansas Tech University announced Monday that it has received a $1.3 million, five-year U.S. Department of Education grant to enhance its support for veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.
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