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Arkansas' 'Firstborn' Osteopaths Near Graduation

Arkansas' 'Firstborn' Osteopaths Near Graduation

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One-hundred at New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to walk in May; ceremony set for next year at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith. read more >

Complex Path Led Dr. Benjamin Carlyle into Deep Debt

Complex Path Led Dr. Benjamin Carlyle into Deep Debt

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A Searcy doctor with millions of dollars of debt and a troubled history with state regulators now confronts his latest nightmare: A lender has accused Dr. Benjamin Carlyle of submitting false financial statements to obtain loans. read more >

Health Network Saved Its Members $14.7M in 2018

Health Network Saved Its Members $14.7M in 2018

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Arkansas Health Network of Little Rock saved the organizations it works with more than $14.7 million in 2018, the latest figure available. read more >

Specialized Cannabis Clinics Rise to Meet Demand

Specialized Cannabis Clinics Rise to Meet Demand

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With medical marijuana expected to boom into a $100 million-a-year business in Arkansas within a year or two, medical clinics specializing in marijuana certifications are cropping up to handle the rush. read more >

Apartment Triple Play Adds Up to $70M (Real Deals)

Apartment Triple Play Adds Up to $70M (Real Deals)

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Affiliates of MAA, the apartment-oriented real estate investment trust in Memphis, sold three complexes in separate transactions to affiliates of National Property Management Associates Inc. of Orchard Park, New York. read more >

Paying More for Less (Editorial)

Paying More for Less (Editorial)

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Health care costs in the United States are unsustainable, punitive to every American — except, of course, to those who benefit from this unsustainable system — and a drag on an otherwise robust economy. read more >

Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehab Rebrands

Pleasant Valley Nursing & Rehab Rebrands

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Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, a senior care community offering long-term care and short-term rehabilitation services, announced Monday that it has rebranded to Encore Healthcare and Rehabilitation at West Little Rock. read more >

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2019

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We approached executives from businesses large and small, nonprofits and even government agencies, and asked them to answer questions about their organizations, their industries and themselves. read more >

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

In the Workplace 2020: Succession Planning: Avoiding Pitfalls

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Succession planning necessitates talking to current key employees about their retirement plans. Planning how you will approach these conversations can help you avoid claims of age bias. Remember, there is no mandatory retirement age (with very few exceptions). read more >

In the Workplace 2020: New Federal Overtime Rules Effective Jan. 1

In the Workplace 2020: New Federal Overtime Rules Effective Jan. 1

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that its new overtime rules, which go into effect Jan. 1, will make an additional 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act. read more >

Arkansas Year In Review: Notable Deaths in 2019

Arkansas Year In Review: Notable Deaths in 2019

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A brilliant sportswriter, a beloved PR executive, a founder of one of Arkansas' pre-eminent architecture firms, a giant in the field of construction, the creator of “The Fishin' Hole,” a civil rights icon and a pioneering scientist were just a few of the notable Arkansans who died in 2019. read more >

Backward And Forward (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Backward And Forward (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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I realized a long time ago that the things we remember most vividly from childhood are the things that we “always” did — the traditions that are reinforced and become expected — rather than one-off events, no matter how spectacular. read more >