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 stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.