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Company Holiday Parties are Back, but With Some Restraint

After more than two years of working in pajama bottoms and clinking glasses over Zoom, many office workers seem to be yearning for a bit of glamour. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Cyberattacks Increasingly Hobble Pandemic-Weary US Schools

The turn toward virtual learning has made schools more vulnerable. read more >
Kay Stebbins, left, director of research and analytics for Boyette Strategic Advisors, discussing projects with Research Associate  Brock Hyland and Research Managerand Reteisha Byrd last week in Little Rock.
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Del Boyette Rides the Zoom Boom

Despite the pandemic, 2020 was his best year, says Del Boyette, CEO of Boyette Strategic Advisors. read more >
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Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

Of the 2 million people clogging airport security lines and gate areas again each day, one crowd is still largely missing: business travelers. read more >
Benton County Judge John Scott is ready to hear court cases in person after the winding down of pandemic restrictions.
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Courts Tackle Cases Delayed by PandemicLock Icon

The Arkansas Supreme Court said jury trials could resume at the beginning of May, meaning a stack of criminal cases finally have their chance to see resolution. read more >
Jeff Smith says his six central Arkansas funeral homes saw a 28% surge in deaths in November, December and January.
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Arkansas Mortuaries Busy Serving In Surge of GriefLock Icon

Death is always a sensitive topic, but particularly so a year into a pandemic that has killed nearly half a million Americans. Jeff Smith of the growing Smith Family Funeral Homes chain tackles it head-on. read more >
Cecilee Pamplin, public relations specialist with The Communications Group of Little Rock, and her coworkers have been working from home since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Remote Work Presents Cybersecurity ChallengesLock Icon

The work-from-home model many employers rushed to adopt during COVID-19 and are expected to keep post-pandemic requires a rethinking of cybersecurity measures, communication strategies and employee work-life balance. read more >
Dean Margaret Sova McCabe has plans for the University of Arkansas School of Law.
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Arkansas Law Schools Prepare to Go Largely Digital

Law professors at the UA School of Law and the UA Little Rock’s Bowen School of Law spent their summer vacations preparing for both in-person and online classes, a trend that could continue after the pandemic fades. read more >
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Virtual ‘Bombing’ in Zoom Meetings Preventable

For casual users, bombers are an inconvenience. For businesses holding more virtual meetings amid the pandemic, they could be alarming if company teams share confidential or proprietary information in meetings. read more >
KATV meteorologist Melinda Mayo feels right at home working remotely for Channel 7.
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And That’s the News, Live From the Basement

Melinda Mayo and Barry Brandt are just two examples of local news team members using connective tech and personal ingenuity to send news and weather reports from their homes to yours. read more >