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Dr. Dean Kumpuris To Receive Vision Award from World Services for the Blind
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Dr. Dean Kumpuris To Receive Vision Award from World Services for the Blind

Dr. Dean Kumpuris of Little Rock is being recognized for his support of various downtown development projects by the World Services for the Blind Foundation.
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Crystal Bridges Exhibit to Put American Artists in Spotlight

Officials with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art travelled more than 100,000 miles to visit with artists across the United States last year in search of pieces for the museum's new exhibit.
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Jeff Baskin, Head of NLR Library System, Dies

Jeffrey Lee Baskin, who served the Laman Library System for 27 years and was responsible for a great expansion of the system, has died at 67.
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Governor's Quality Awards Go to 28 Arkansas Organizations

The 20th annual event was held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Little Rock before an audience of more than 400 business and civic leaders. In addition to recognizing the winers, 16 past awards recipients were recognized.
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U.S. Marshals Museum Gets $5M Pledge

The U.S. Marshals Museum, set to break ground Wednesday in Fort Smith, received a $5 million pledge from an anonymous donor, museum leaders said Thursday. read more >

Regulators Cite Greater Shale Knowledge as Environmental Complaints Dwindle

A decade of shale play development has seen a resolution of some of the early concerns, and two of the Arkansas regulators most involved in overseeing the gas industry in the play credit the growing “maturity” not just of the industry but of their own agencies and the public. read more >

WSJ Looks at Crystal Bridges' 'State of the Art' Exhibit

The Wall Street Journal writes this week on a new exhibit coming Saturday at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. read more >

Arkansas Groups Launch Effort to Promote Federal Health Law

Several Arkansas advocacy groups announced Tuesday they were partnering to promote enrollment options through the federal health care law, saying they hoped to help fill the void left by legislation blocking the state from funding similar efforts. read more >

Wal-Mart Gives $30K Grant to Tulsa Service Center

The Walmart Foundation has provided a $30,000 grant to Dress for Success Tulsa through the foundation's state giving program. read more >

ARK Challenge: Acorn Hours Solving 'Real Problem'

Acorn wants to "intertwine" accountability and service when it comes to tracking service hours, help young people tell their stories and be "catalysts for change," and free up teachers from sometimes tedious paperwork. read more >

Charlotte Gadberry: Risks Worth Taking with Acansa Festival

Charlotte Gadberry is the founder and president of Acansa Arts Festival which will be held Sept. 23-28 at various venues in Little Rock and North Little Rock. read more >

Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind Acquires Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind

Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has acquired Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind of Little Rock. read more >

10th Anniversary Events Planned for Clinton Center

A series of events is planned in Little Rock this November to mark the 10th anniversary of the Clinton Presidential Center and to recognize the major economic boost the former president's library has brought to the city. read more >

Health Insurers Report Rising Premium

2013 was another good year for nearly all of the companies on Arkansas Business' list of the largest health insurance companies that write premium in the state. read more >

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