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Jerry Adams Excited About Research Talent Attracted to Arkansas
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Jerry Adams Excited About Research Talent Attracted to Arkansas

Jerry Adams started the nonprofit Arkansas Research Alliance in 2008. It partners with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to help commercialize technology produced at the FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson.
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UALR Helping Defuse Terrorism Recruitment

Perpetrators of violent extremism successfully recruit potential members through social media, and a campaign including a team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is underway to counter their efforts.
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Acxiom Reports 3Q Loss, But Revenue, Earnings Guidance Rises

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock reports a third-quarter net loss of $1.4 million, but revenue rose 6 percent as the company's main operating segments each reported sales growth.
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Debbie Northington Hired as New Windstream VP (Movers & Shakers)

Debbie Northington has been hired by Windstream Holdings Inc. in Little Rock as vice president of human resources.
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