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University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards

University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards
Lumadrop is interviewed after the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup awards ceremony at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Teams from the University of Arkansas won eight of the 10 awards presented Wednesday at the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business plan competition.
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KATV Channel 7 Sweeps February Nielsens

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Students Shine at First-ever High School Startup Weekend

More than 80 students in grades 9-12 spent the weekend in Little Rock coming up with potential tech-based startup ventures as part of the first-ever High School Startup Weekend.
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