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Anthony Houston Takes Over at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs on Dec. 22

Anthony Houston Takes Over at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs on Dec. 22
CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

Anthony Houston has been named president of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, effective Dec. 22.
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White County Medical Center to Buy Newport Hospital

Community Health Systems Inc. of Franklin, Tennessee, says it will sell its 133-bed Harris Hospital in Newport, along with related outpatient services, to White County Medical Center of Searcy.
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UAMS Study: Medical Complexity Leads to Unmet Needs

A new study by two Arkansas professors says special needs children with medical complexity who see multiple specialists for more than one chronic condition are more likely to have a health care need go unmet.
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John Roberts Elected to Board of Fed's Eighth District

John Roberts III, CEO of JB Hunt Transportation Services, is elected to a three-year term on the St. Louis Fed's board of directors. Ray Dillon, CEO of Deltic Timber Corp., is named chairman of the Fed's Little Rock branch. read more >

Cody Metheny Parents: Hands Tied, Cannot Pay $2.1M Judgment

Kenny and Pamela Metheny of Mabelvale said their hands are tied so they can't pay a $2.1 million judgment in connection with an unpaid medical bill for their son at a rehabilitation center in Virginia. read more >

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

Arkansas' leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016. read more >

Notable Deaths in 2014

William H. Bowen, Bob Lamb and Jeff Baskin were among a number of notable business leaders and professionals who died in 2014. read more >

Best Quotes of 2014

They said it: The best quotes of the year. read more >

Tunnels, Dennis Smiley, John Rogers, Wal-Mart Kept Readers Checking Online

A tour of the hidden underground tunnels of Hot Springs was the most-read story on in 2014. read more >

The Best & Worst of 2014

From best investment to worst financial projects, Arkansas Business recaps the best and worst of 2014. read more >

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014. read more >

Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.8 Percent in November

The unemployment Rate in Arkansas fell to 5.8 percent in November, down from 6.1 percent in October. The 5.8 jobless rate matches the U.S. rate, which remained stable between October and November. read more >

FDA's $1.2M Grant Extends ARA, NCTR Research into Graphene

The Arkansas Research Alliance announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that will extend a collaborative research program focused on graphene-based nanomaterials. read more >

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