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Jonesboro Business Leaders Talk Health Care, Manufacturing

Jonesboro Business Leaders Talk Health Care, Manufacturing

Northeast Arkansas has experienced a "robust economic expansion" and "some optimism is in order," economist Michael Pakko told business leaders at the second annual Regional Economic Forecast in Jonesboro.
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At 20, Arkansas E-Government Draws Cheers

The public-private partnership that Bob Sanders helped create, Information Network of Arkansas, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and is still setting records.
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Cancer-Fighting Tech, Livestock Tracker Win Big at Governor's Cup

Teams from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, Arkansas State University and Harding University won big at the 17th Annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition.
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