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Lottery Commission Votes to Add Monitor-Style Games

The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday voted to start the process of implementing monitor-style games in which players can watch drawings every four minutes. read more >

Cracking The Complex Code of Arkansas Politics (Robert Coon On Politics)

Arkansans are known for being predictably unpredictable at the ballot box. For candidates running for office in 2014, it makes things more complicated. As a result, cracking the code of our complex electorate becomes an important priority - one that perhaps holds the key to victory. read more >

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013

Seven-figure home sales in Pulaski County saw a slight increase in 2013. During the year, 14 homes sold for $1 million or more, which compares with either 12 or 13 in 2012. read more >

University of Arkansas Teams Win 8 of 10 Governor's Cup Awards

Teams from the University of Arkansas won eight of the 10 awards presented Wednesday at the 2014 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business plan competition. read more >

Kyle Parker Named CEO of Planned Osteopathic School in Fort Smith

Kyle D. Parker has been named president and CEO of the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education and the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith. read more >

Whitney Wellborn Joins Arkansas Foodbank

Whitney Vandiver Wellborn, former development coordinator for Our House in Little Rock, has joined the Arkansas Foodbank as its major gifts office. read more >

Connors Pledge $1.5M to UA Fulbright College Fellowship

Robert and Sandra Connor of Little Rock and Dallas have pledged $1.5 million to enhance the Robert C. and Sandra Connor Endowed Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arkansas. read more >

UA-Monticello Chancellor Jack Lassiter to Retire

University of Arkansas at Monticello Chancellor Jack Lassiter has announced plans to retire as of Dec. 31. read more >

UALR Business College Retains AACSB Accreditation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's College of Business retained an accreditation held by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs. read more >

Peter MacKeith Named Dean of UA's Fay Jones School of Architecture

Peter MacKeith has been named the dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas. MacKeith is an architecture professor at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. read more >

Multifamily Vacancy Up, Development 'Hot' Along I-540 in Bentonville, Rogers

Vacancy rates for multifamily housing in northwest Arkansas rose in the second half of 2013, according to a Skyline Report from Arvest Bank released Tuesday. read more >

Students Shine at First-ever High School Startup Weekend

More than 80 students in grades 9-12 spent the weekend in Little Rock coming up with potential tech-based startup ventures as part of the first-ever High School Startup Weekend. read more >

UA Energy Efficiency Project Yields Better Than Expected Results

Early results of a University of Arkansas project, Razors EDGE, aimed at improving energy use on the Fayetteville campus has been better than expected. In 2012-13, energy costs saved 24 percent more than expected, or $715,000. read more >

Government, Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods Remain Atop Largest Arkansas Employers List

The names of Arkansas' largest employers remain mostly unchanged from a year ago — and every year. State government is still atop the list with nearly 57,000 employees. read more >

Relative Value (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Things that should be highly valued, in real dollar terms, often are not, and teaching is one of those things. read more >

AT&T's Larry Evans On What $1 Billion in Arkansas Can Buy

Larry Evans oversees sales and operations for about 1,100 AT&T employees, 60 AT&T-owned retail locations and 430 retail partners in Arkansas and Oklahoma read more >

More Arkansas Rice, Cotton, Soybeans, Sorghum Expected

The National Agricultural Statistics Service is predicting more acres of rice, cotton, sorghum and soybeans planted in Arkansas this year with fewer acres dedicated to corn and winter wheat. read more >

Video: High School Startup Weekend Kicks Off in LR

The first-ever High School Startup Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock. read more >

UAMS Gets $2M in Donations, Grants for Northwest Campus Programs

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences marked $2 million in donations and economic development grants to fund program at its campus in Fayetteville. read more >

UA Ag System Names Boardroom After Pete Welch

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has named its boardroom in honor of former Arkansas Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell "Pete" Welch. read more >