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Jackson, Jones, Moncrief Get Junior Achievement Awards
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Jackson, Jones, Moncrief Get Junior Achievement Awards

Junior Achievement of Arkansas honored athletes-turned-businessmen Keith Jackson, Stephen Jones and Sidney Moncrief with the Legacy Award at its annual Legacy Award Business Luncheon on Tuesday.
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Goodwill Stores Asks for Electronic Donations

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is making a push for electronic donations in recognition of Earth Day on Friday, April 22.
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Museum of Discovery, Wal-Mart Partner to Promote Mentors for Women in STEM

The Museum of Discovery and the Arkansas STEM Coalition are partnering with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville to introduce "Million Women Mentors" in central Arkansas.
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Susan Harriman Named Executive Director of ForwARd Arkansas

Susan Harriman has been named executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a group that aims to improve public education in Arkansas.
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