Little Rock PR Pro Laura Newman Dead at 55 by Kate Knable Posted 2/4/2013 12:00 am Little Rock public relations professional Laura Newman died Jan. 25 at the age of 55. Newman, a native of Hot Springs, had struggled with cancer for about seven years. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.