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Arkansas Heart Foundation Pumps Lance Armstrong Fundraiser
Lance Armstrong on the Champs Elysees after the last race of his last Tour de France in 2010. Whether Radio Shack can also get a run at a second chance has yet to be determined.

Arkansas Heart Foundation Pumps Lance Armstrong Fundraiser

The foundation is holding a fundraising event, the Cardiac Classic bike ride, on Saturday, April 25. On the preceding night, Friday, April 24, the foundation is holding “An Evening With Lance Armstrong.”
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UAMS Unveils Dr. Joycelyn Elders Portrait, Launches Endowment Campaign

Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. surgeon general, has been honored with a portrait commissioned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Advisory Council. The portrait was unveiled in a ceremony April 7 at UAMS.
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New Owners Reviving Batesville's Melba Movie Theater

Janelle Shell said the curtain will rise again for the Melba Theater in Batesville. But before the doors open to the historic one-screen theater on the city's Main Street, a long list of repairs has to be made.
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McDaniel Promoted at UAMS Communications Office, Epoch Adds to Staff in Conway

Angi McDaniel has been promoted to associate director of marketing in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Office of Communications & Marketing.
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Contractors See Construction Business Pick Up in 2014

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For Fairness (Editorial)

We support the proposal before the Little Rock Board of Directors that would forbid discrimination against city workers, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. read more >

Get Tickets Now to Arkansas Business Power Breakfast on Women Business Leaders

Tickets are now available to the next Arkansas Business Power Breakfast, which features experts who will share strategies on recruiting, retaining and inspiring women in the workplace to be leaders. read more >

Mentoring Program Lifehouse Created for Hot Springs Youth

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Bridgeway Hospital Sells for $17.3 Million (Real Deals)

A North Little Rock psychiatric hospital weighed in at $17.3 million. A west Little Rock bowling project scored a $3.02 million transaction. And a 7,605-SF medical office building in west Little Rock tipped the scales at $1.6 million. read more >

Arkansas State University Leaders to Approve Limited Alcohol Sales

Leaders of Arkansas State University have approved alcohol sales in limited areas during athletic and entertainment events. read more >

Employees at Wal-Mart, Sam's Raise $1.3M for Arkansas Children's Hospital

Employees at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville raised nearly $1.3 million for Arkansas Children's Hospital, according to the hospital's foundation. read more >

Fort Smith Retakes Top Spot in Arkansas Tech Business Index

The index is a comprehensive measure that provides a snapshot of economic activity in Arkansas cities. It encompasses a labor index, housing market index, construction index and retail sales index. read more >

HR Director Michele Burns on the Soft Skills Employers Want

Michele Burns is the state director for the Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management and is the director of classification and compensation with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. read more >

Tech Talent Development the Next Phase for Innovate Arkansas

Public and private resources such as the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's Innovate Arkansas program have helped bolster tech-based startups by providing quality and sustained mentorship to assist in business and financial model development, along with guidance in preparing those startups to present their products to investors. read more >

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