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AETN Standoff Drags On This article is available only in print.

AETN Standoff Drags On
4 days ago

Three months after setting a deadline, there has been no resolution announced in a stalemate that followed the firing of chief fundraiser Mona Dixon, the AETN Foundation COO who had been a fixture in Arkansas educational TV for three decades.


Peña, Peña Join UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Peña, Peña Join UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Health CareMovers & Shakers

Tara Peña has joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at Little Rock as director of alumni and annual giving. Zach Peña is UAMS' executive director of development for the Division of Institutional Advancement. read more >

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalOpinionEditor's Note

I've accepted another invitation to speak to the Arkansas chapter of the Certified Fraud Examiners. I thought I'd have to scramble for material, but the hearing into former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson's motion to suppress evidence in his federal criminal case feels like manna from heaven. read more >

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Health CareLegalOpinionEditor's Note

If it's absolutely legal and ethical and in the state's best interest for the Crime Lab to contract with a company owned by its assistant director, and if no bidding is necessary on the specific item being purchased, why pay extra for a middleman? read more >

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

LegalRestaurants & FoodCover Story

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol. read more >

The Bar Is for Service (Brian Rosenthal Commentary)

The Bar Is for Service (Brian Rosenthal Commentary)

LegalOpinion

The Arkansas Bar Association is initiating a Public Service Academy for member lawyers who seek to serve in any capacity, including on school boards and city councils, with volunteer organizations or in the legislative, judicial or executive branch. read more >

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Riverdale Retail Land Tops $8.3M (Real Deals)

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodReal Deals

Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, bought 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 >

AETN Foundation Lawyers Up

AETN Foundation Lawyers Up

LegalWhispers

Lawyers are talking and meetings are set in the power struggle between the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network and its nonprofit fundraising arm, the AETN Foundation. read more >

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationOpinion

We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming. read more >