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  1. Ex-lottery overseer set to lead state racing panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | NWAonline

    The former chairman of the now-defunct Arkansas Lottery Commission, John C. "Smokey" Campbell of Hot Springs, started work this week as the director of the Arkansas Racing Commission. The commission regulates thoroughbred and greyhound racing in the state, including Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs and Southland Gaming and Racing in West Memphis.

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  2. UAMS gets $7.9M to train caregiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NWAonline

    ... Institute on Aging -- helped replicate the Schmieding Home Caregiver Training program in Jonesboro, Pine Bluff, West Memphis and Texarkana in its first phase. A phase II grant of $7.7 million in 2012 from the Reynolds Foundation sustained the ...

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  3. Bridge inspection at W. Memphis begins TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, an inspection of the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge will require lane closures. Starting Tuesday at 9 a.m. work will require the westbound outside lane on the bridge to be closed.

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  4. UAMS gets $7.9 million Reynolds grant for home care training programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Arkansas Times

    ... ntia. The program began in Springdale and then a Reynolds grant helped UAMS replicate the program in Jonesboro, West Memphis, Pine Bluff and Texarkana. A second Reynolds grant added sites in Fort Smith, Little Rock, Hot Springs and El Dorado.

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  5. Finding Normal: Harder for foster youth, but worth the struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Switched

    ... visit family just a couple of hours away. For me to go -- from West Tennessee, across the Mississippi River to West Memphis, Arkansas -- I had to get permission from my caseworkers and permission from a judge allowing me to leave the state. Because ...

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  6. By the Numbers: Gambling in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... legal electronic games of skill at Oaklawn Racing & Gaming at Hot Spring and Southland Park Gaming & Racing at West Memphis

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  7. Memphis bridge lanes to be closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Arkansas Online

    A routine inspection of the Interstate 40 bridge over the Mississippi River at West Memphis will require lane closures for three days beginning Tuesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  8. Private option success stories in West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families put together the video above, highlighting a business owner whose business has "benefited tremendously" from the private option , and Lauren Coopwood of West Memphis, a private option beneficiary who is working full time while her husband is pursuing a degree in chemistry as a full-time student. "Having the private option definitely helps us out and relieves the stress of not knowing whether or not we can afford to go to the doctor if we need to," Coopwood says.

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  9. Memphis-area job to shut bridge laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | NWAonline

    A routine bridge inspection will require a lane closure on Interstate 40 near West Memphis for three days beginning Tuesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  10. Beautiful PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | OpEdNews

    ... promised she would help him once he made it to Indianapolis. Little did he know that he would find an angel in West Memphis, Arkansas. Alicia Erdington while driving near West Memphis saw a man pedaling a bicycle pulling a wagon full of dogs. ...

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  11. Ameris Faces Hurdles With Crittenden Regional HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    It might be as late as March before the Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis will be reopened, according to Ameris Health CEO Robert Bauer. 1 comment

  12. Alabama Racing turns tide at Derby LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Last week, Lk's Woolsey, Alabama's Grade A leader with three wins this meet, was sent to Southland Park in West Memphis, Ark. He may be joined soon by Strengthnnumbers (two Grade A victories). Alabama's other Grade A winner, Macs Lil Minnie, is ...

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  13. West Memphis, Jonesboro lane closures setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Arkansas Online

    Lane closures on a part of Interstate 40 near West Memphis as well as on U.S. 49 in Jonesboro will occur next week, state Highway and Transportation Department officials said Friday.

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  14. Homeless California man and his stray dogs reach Indiana thanks to strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The story of Steve and his family of stray dogs starts July 23 in Arkansas . Alicia Erdington says she was driving near West Memphis when she saw Steve pedaling his bicycle, pulling a wagon full of dogs.

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  15. What They Said...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Memphis Flyer

    This only shows the misguided thinking of a lot of people. The project is needed! I'm sure that Arkansas and West Memphis did all the studies as to how the mess that was I-40/55 that ran through the area for over two years would affect Memphis and Shelby County.

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  16. Fly on the Wall 1380Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... on data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Memphis makes the top 30 but is outdone by West Memphis, Arkansas, which clocks in at number three, just behind Montgomery, Alabama and St. Louis, Missouri. Given that most STD ...

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  17. New Xulon Book Advocates a Relationship with God Over ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | PRWeb

    ... so that we, too, can touch and change lives while we are here just like Jesus did." Terry Williams was born in West Memphis, AR, on July 10, 1971. He was raised within a family of four. The author has worked as an HVAC mechanical contractor for the ...

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  18. Inspection to Close Lane of Interstate 40 Near West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Daily News

    The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says a lane of Interstate 40 near West Memphis will be closed for a bridge inspection.

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  19. Guard shifting units from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | NWAonline

    The Arkansas National Guard announced Friday that it was transferring units -- but not guardsmen -- to other states under a restructuring plan. The 1123rd Transportation Company, based in Blytheville and West Memphis, is being transferred to the Missouri National Guard under the plan.

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  20. Medicaid's loss at hand for 26,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | NWAonline

    ... a bit rushed, but that's a policy decision for policymakers to make." Matthew Glass, chief executive of a West Memphis insurance agency, said his firm helped more than 1,000 people enroll in the private option, but it had heard from about only 15 ...

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