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College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

College Funding Formula Makes Outcomes Key to Money

Cover Story

The financial impact of the new outcomes-based state funding formula on individual Arkansas universities and colleges has been a mixed bag, but the program is having the desired effect, and overall funding has increased. read more >

Disturbing Past Rises to Haunt Dr. Lonnie Parker

Disturbing Past Rises to Haunt Dr. Lonnie Parker

Health CareLegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

An Arkansas physician who rehabilitated his image, regaining his medical license after going to federal prison on a child pornography charge, is now charged with a felonious relapse — this time accused of overprescribing opioids and other controlled substances. read more >

Solar Projects on a Roll With PSC Ruling in Offing

Solar Projects on a Roll With PSC Ruling in Offing

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Carlisle farmer Don Kittler looked out at his 18-acre field east of Lonoke, beaming at row after row soaking up the sun. But these weren’t the usual rows of corn, soybeans and rice he farms on 10,000 acres of in Lonoke and Prairie counties. read more >

Little Rock Club Looks at 50

Little Rock Club Looks at 50

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In celebrating its history, the Little Rock Club is looking to ensure its future, and that future must embrace diversity, young people and families. read more >

Argenta Rolls On: 'It All Builds on Itself'

Argenta Rolls On: 'It All Builds on Itself'

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Argenta’s one square mile has anchored some $500 million in downtown commercial projects in the past 20 years with the dedication of Argenta Plaza highlighting the latest development efforts. read more >

Judge Tosses Homeowner’s $1.1M Insurance Claim

Judge Tosses Homeowner’s $1.1M Insurance Claim

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

A federal judge recently sided with an insurance company against a Crawford County man who said he had amassed nearly $600,000 worth of furnishings in less than five years between bankruptcy and a catastrophic house fire. read more >

Next-Gen Learning: Businesses Embrace Career Academies

Next-Gen Learning: Businesses Embrace Career Academies

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Metro Little Rock schools have accelerated a plan to put all 13,000 public high school students in Pulaski County on career-themed paths. The effort also aims to recast public schools as magnets for central Arkansas economic development, not impediments. read more >

UCA’s Cybersecurity Program  Attracts Students, Business

UCA’s Cybersecurity Program Attracts Students, Business

Technology & TelecomCover Story

Enrollment in the University of Central Arkansas’ new bachelor’s degree program in cybersecurity grew from nine to 57 students in just one year, and the program has already helped convince one company to expand in Conway. read more >

College Admins See Pay Tilt Up

College Admins See Pay Tilt Up

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A majority of Arkansas college administrators saw a bump in their total compensation package between fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2019. But for most of them it wasn’t much. read more >

Where’s Solar When the Grid Goes Out?

Where’s Solar When the Grid Goes Out?

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As the planet warms and storms, hurricanes, floods and wildfires intensify, backup power systems are an urgent new market in renewable energy. But take a lesson from windy, fiery California: Even if you have solar panels and sunshine, your home or business could stay dark. read more >

Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future

Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future

LegalTransportationCover Story

More than $8.5 million of new and pending utility improvement projects are underway in and around Helena-West Helena. Pieces of the infrastructure puzzle are moving into place to enhance local economic prospects as well as industrial recruitment. read more >