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Documents Shed Light on AETN Power Struggle
The AETN Commission, chaired by Annette Herrington at left, has demanded its executive director, Courtney Pledger in center, to be reinstated as director and CEO of the AETN Foundation, chaired by Lynne Rich at right.

Documents Shed Light on AETN Power Struggle

by Kyle Massey – 6 days ago

A deal to end a power struggle between the state's educational TV network and its nonprofit fundraising foundation is under negotiation.

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN This article is available only in print.

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN
6 days ago

Details are emerging about a settlement offer floated by Mona Dixon, the longtime AETN Foundation COO who was dismissed by AETN Executive Director Courtney Pledger in February.

Better Read Than Dead (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Better Read Than Dead (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
6 days ago

Newspapers are in a death spiral: More people are getting their news online, which would be fine if online advertising had similar value to print advertising. But it doesn't, not even close.


Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M

Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M This article is available only in print.

Banking & FinanceWhispersRestaurants & Food

Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, purchased the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Turn Out The Light (Editorial)

Opinion

When the last local journalist at the last local newspaper has turned out the light and left the building, does anyone expect local government to run more efficiently? read more >

The Arena Era: Venue Set the Stage for 20 Years of Redevelopment

The Arena Era: Venue Set the Stage for 20 Years of Redevelopment

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Verizon Arena is recognized as the key that started a redevelopment engine for downtown North Little Rock. Celebrating its 20th birthday in October, the facility is touted as an $83 million, debt-free, financially self-sufficient showcase for central Arkansas events. read more >

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

It Worked (Editorial)

It Worked (Editorial)

Restaurants & FoodOpinion

When Pulaski County voters approved a one-year, 1-cent sales tax to fund the River Project on Aug. 1, 1995, they set in motion a long line of redevelopment dominoes that led to revitalization along both sides of the river and hundreds of millions of dollars in economic growth. read more >

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

LegalWhispers

A crucial deadline in the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network's standoff with its nonprofit fundraising foundation came and went this month with no resolution. read more >

Democrat-Gazette Says Ink Hasn't Run Dry

Democrat-Gazette Says Ink Hasn't Run Dry

Technology & TelecomWhispers

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has been steadily shrinking its print delivery zone and promoting digital subscriptions for a couple of years, but it isn't ready to get rid of ink and paper just yet. read more >

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Slip of the Tongue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalOpinionEditor's Note

The Mueller Report persuades me that Russian interference was not a joint venture with the campaign. Instead, it was something incrementally less despicable: criminal activity against Americans and our democracy by a hostile foreign government that Donald Trump's campaign knew about and welcomed. read more >

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Opinion

President Trump may think that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” but St. Francis County workers need jobs and Arkansas farmers, the top rice producers in the world, would love to ship their rice to China. Agriculture is, after all, the state's biggest industry. read more >

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

TransportationCover Story

The airport code is HOT, and these days it's both an identifier and a description: Traffic, revenue and optimism are climbing at Hot Springs Memorial Field. read more >

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

Hot Springs Airport Once Held 'Name of Shame'

LegalTransportationWhispers

Hot Springs Memorial Field was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1947 to honor Arkansans who fought and died in World War II. But originally, cronies on the City Council had named the airport for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin. read more >