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EStem Goes East With Warehouse Buy

EStem Goes East With Warehouse Buy
400 Shall Ave. in Little Rock

A Shall Avenue property has been purchased by eStem Public Charter Schools as a future location for its new elementary and middle school in Little Rock.
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UALR Professor Nitin Agarwal Fights Terrorists

Propaganda from "Deviant groups" like ISIS is being disseminated more quickly than would have been possible with traditional methods, according to Nitin Agarwal of UALR.
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UA System Board Approves $160M Stadium Expansion 8-2

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees on Thursday voted 8-2 to press ahead with a $160 million expansion of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
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College Affirmative Action Plan Survives US Supreme Court Review

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Arkansas Climbs 8 Spots in National Child Economic Well-Being Rankings

For the first time in six years, the number of Arkansas children living in poverty decreased, according to data released Tuesday in the annual Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count Data Book. read more >

Update: Downtown LR Montessori School Closed, Parents Told by Email

Urban Garden Montessori, the private school that opened in the fall of 2014 on Main Street in downtown Little Rock, closed last week, according to an email to parents from Vera Chenault, head of school. read more >

Class-Action Attorneys Subject of New Class-Action Suit

Robert Trammell, the Little Rock attorney who tried to slow down a controversial class-action settlement in Polk County Circuit Court last fall, has now filed a class-action suit against the lawyers who are set to be sanctioned for abusing the court system. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

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Thoughts, Prayers — And Research (Editorial)

Last week, the American Medical Association called gun violence “a public health crisis” and declared it would lobby Congress to repeal legislation prohibiting the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention from researching the issue. read more >

'What If We're Wrong?' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I saw prolific nonfiction writer Chuck Klosterman on a morning news show talking about his new book, “But What If We're Wrong?,” and his thesis keeps crossing my mind: What if things that we absolutely know to be true turn out to be just as wrong as things our ancestors were equally sure about? read more >

Ashley Buchman Moves Into Vice Chancellor Slot at ASU-Newport (Movers & Shakers)

Ashley Buchman was recently promoted to vice chancellor for student affairs at Arkansas State University-Newport. read more >

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