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Cable TV Adapting To New Realities

Cable TV Adapting To New Realities
Len Pitcock, director of government affairs for Cox Communications, says Cox sees opportunities in products like Internet service.

Sixty-seven years after its almost simultaneous development in Oregon, Pennsylvania and Arkansas, cable TV is old-school. The industry and business plan that Arkansas helped create are under pressure from then unimaginable competitors, and the infrastructure developed to deliver a broad menu of programming is being converted to other uses.
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Here's the New UALR Trojans Logo

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock this morning unveiled its athletic department logos. Chasse Conque, the UALR athletic director, said a new Trojans website will also go live at noon.
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Slideshow: 40 Under 40 Honorees Recognized At Luncheon

The 2015 class of Arkansas Business' 40 Under 40 were honored at a luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on Wednesday. Each honoree gave a brief acceptance speech and answered questions such as, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” and “What do you want your legacy to be 20 years from now?”
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Scott Howe, CEO of Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock, was paid $6.3 million in fiscal 2015 — a pay bump of more than $1.2 million compared to fiscal 2014, according to documents filed Wednesday. Howe's total compensation included a base salary of $650,000. read more >

CJRW Announces Move-In Date, New Logo

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Author James Patterson Gives Money to Berryville Middle School, Others

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Wal-Mart's Job 1 (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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KFSM-TV in Spotlight After Arrest, Order

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