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UA Gets $1.5M for Cancer Research

UA Gets $1.5M for Cancer Research
The cancer research center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that improve a patient's immune response against tumors.
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Obamacare Hit by Ruling, but Subsidies to Continue

A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
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Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care Team Gets CMS Contract

The Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care is part of a team that was recently awarded a five-year Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization contract.
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Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Arkansas Kids Live in Poverty

Nearly three out of 10 kids are living in poverty in Arkansas, but the number of children without health insurance has gone down, according to a national study released Tuesday that shows how children fare in each state. read more >

Wal-Mart Execs Naturally Dominate List of Executive Compensation

Top executives at the world's largest company continue to dominate Arkansas Business' annual list of public company executive compensation, starting with the new CEO, Doug McMillon. read more >

Proposal Would Raise Arkansas' Minimum Wage Rate

Arkansas' minimum wage of $6.25 an hour, which applies to all employers with four or more employees, is one of only four state minimums that remain below the federal wage of $7.25 hourly. read more >

SkyZone Park Comes To Central Arkansas

Flying high on success in recent years, Sky Zone Trampoline Park hopes its Little Rock-area location, with 25,000 SF of space, will become a top spot for family fun and fitness. read more >

Lessons Learned (Editorial)

One of our best additions to the pages of Arkansas Business in our redesign three years ago has turned out to be the weekly Executive Q&A. It's a good way of getting new voices into the paper, voices largely unfiltered by editors because the Q&As are usually done via email and we publish the answers largely as written (though sometimes abbreviated because of space constraints). read more >

Rob Noirot, Chris Green Join DataPath (Movers & Shakers)

Rob Noirot has been hired as business relationship manager at DataPath Inc. of Little Rock, and Chris Green has been hired as national sales executive. Noirot previously worked in business banking and treasury management at U.S. Bank. Green was formerly a regional manager for George R. Douglas & Associates in Memphis. read more >

Million-Dollar Deals on Buffet in Conway

A trio of Faulkner County properties changed hands in seven-digit deals. The biggest of the three at $5.25 million is St. Andrews Place. read more >

Crittenden County Regional Hospital Reopens After Fire

A West Memphis hospital says it has opened its doors this week after it closed down a month ago from a fire. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.2 Percent But Labor Force Smaller

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell for the ninth consecutive month in June to 6.2 percent. It marks the fourth consecutive month that the state's unemployment rate has been below 7 percent. read more >

TeleTech, Open in Sherwood, Plans New Center in Jonesboro, 150 Jobs

TeleTech Holdings Inc., which this week opened its new Sherwood customer service center, said Thursday that it will open a second site in Jonesboro and employ 150 people. read more >

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