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Baptist Memorial, NYIT Partner to Train Doctors in A-State Program

Baptist Memorial, NYIT Partner to Train Doctors in A-State Program
Doctors demonstrate osteopathic techniques in a high-tech training center at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Wilson Hall on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Baptist Memorial Health Care of Memphis is partnering with the New York Institute of Technology's College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro to train future doctors.
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ASU Underscores Journalism With New School

Arkansas State University is putting the "J" back in journalism. The university has announced a board of trustees-approved resolution to create the School of Media & Journalism as an area of excellence within the College of Liberal Arts & Communication.
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Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion.
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Elizabeth Murphy has joined the Guardian Group in Jonesboro as a licensed producer and internal marketer. Mandy Vickers is the new executive director of the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce. read more >

AEDI Finds Family Income, Poverty Trends 'Hopeful'

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Program Restores Grants For Inmates Pursuing Degrees

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Fayetteville Man's Gift to Fund A-State Scholarships

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Former Mid-American Employee Pleads Guilty to $800K Theft

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