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  1. Roland Fanning joins Kentucky baseball staffRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Durant Daily Democrat

    Roland Fanning, who has coached an All-America outfielder at each of his three previous schools - including the 2016 NCAA batting champion - is the final addition to the coaching staff of new Kentucky head coach Nick Mingione. "Roland and I first met at an event in Colorado a few years ago," Mingione said.

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  2. Namedropper 7-24-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Yuma Sun

    Grady Bourguignon, of Yuma, has made the dean's list at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the spring 2016 semester. To make the dean's list, students must excel academically and earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester with at least nine credit hours.

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  3. Faulkner Chamber Music Festival celebrates 10th seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The 10th season of the Faulkner Chamber Music Festival will begin with its celebration recital Saturday at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. The two-week long festival brings students and professionals together to play chamber music throughout seven concerts, including two at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

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  4. Miss Kirby, Mr. McCoy to wed at Petit Jean MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Tony and Penny Kirby of Morrilton announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Kirby, of Morrilton to Josh McCoy of Vilonia, son of Johnita McCoy of Vilonia and Tommy and Tina McCoy of Conway. Rachel graduated from Vilonia High School in 2010.

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  5. A latesummer festival round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Arkansas Times

    Like the Pompeii worm or the heat-loving cockscomb, late summer festivals are undeterred by the blistering sun. We're gifted with our fair share of summer arts celebrations here in central Arkansas; here are four festivals from around the state you might want to attend.

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  6. Paula Casey Reflects on Legal CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    The 65-year-old Charleston native retired on June 30 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she was the interim vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school.

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  7. Annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Multi Sport Clinic begins WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Mississippi Press

    The 61st annual Mississippi Association of Coaches Multi Sports Clinic takes place at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson, beginning Wednesday. The event, which is sponsored this year by the Mississippi Department of Health-Office of Tobacco Control, is expected to attract upwards of 700 coaches in different types of sports.

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  8. Amber Crouch To Lead Crews & Associates Compliance TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Amber Crouch recently joined the compliance team at Crews & Associates Inc. of Little Rock as the new senior compliance officer.

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  9. KUAR's Startup Arkansas Public Media Aims HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Vanessa McKuin and Bobby Ampezzan lead Arkansas Public Media, a statewide network for public radio, TV and the internet, funded through a $287,300 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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  10. Education NewsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Texarkana Gazette

    Dalton Cook of Hooks High School-attends The University of Central Arkansas in the Norbert Schedler Honors College studying Political Science. University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently announced its students named to the Dean's and Chancellor's lists for spring 2016.

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  11. Mayor announces employee COLA increase; city to build $1.7 million police/fire substationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Benton Courier

    Benton Mayor David Mattingly announced today that all city employees will receive a 3.5 percent cost of living adjustment, back-dated to Jan. 1. Mattingly called today's press conference at the Benton Event Center to announce more economic development projects as well. Aside from the employee pay increase, Benton will be adding a $1.7 million police/fire substation that will serve most of the north side of Interstate 30 and will be located on Arkansas 5 North.

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  12. AG: Gas bill's rise unfair to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NWAonline

    CenterPoint Energy's request for a rate increase is "particularly harmful to residential customers," Shawn McMurray, a lawyer for the state attorney general's office, told the Arkansas Public Service Commission on Tuesday. The attorney general is the only party to the rate request case that stands in opposition.

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  13. For sales of homes, state tally rises 14%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | NWAonline

    Arkansas home sales jumped 14.4 percent in May compared with a year earlier, the 21st straight month that sales have increased, the Arkansas Realtors Association said. There were 3,344 homes sold in May, up from 2,924 in May 2015.

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  14. MicrositesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The City Wire

    Wages and earnings for Arkansas workers are still well below the national average, but the low-cost standard of living and affordability helps to boost the income and spending power of the state's growing pool of workers, an Arkansas economist said of Thursday's annual personal income report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. for states and the nation's metropolitan areas, Arkansas saw annual growth of 2.5% in 2014.

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  15. NW income gain tops state, U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | NWAonline

    Northwest Arkansans' real personal income grew faster than in the state or country as a whole from 2013 to 2014, according to a federal report released last week, though area experts said a quickly growing population and other factors somewhat diluted the gain. The Bureau of Economic Analysis found that residents in the metropolitan statistical area that includes Washington, Benton and Madison counties in Arkansas and McDonald County, Mo., earned roughly $26 billion in 2014 in real personal income, meaning it's adjusted for cost of living in the state and for the changes in the costs of goods and services since 2009.

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  16. Ellis Arnold on Hendrix College's Special Bonds with AlumniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    W. Ellis Arnold III is the senior executive vice president, general counsel and dean of advancement for Hendrix College in Conway.

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  17. Conway set to host expanded state Legion tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Instead of several smaller localized tournaments, Arkansas AAA Legion teams have decided to create a 16-team state tournament, which will be held in Conway beginning this week. "There was a desire to have a large state tournament for awhile," Hendrix baseball coach Neil Groat said.

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  18. Ex-legislator named interim Arkansas higher education chiefRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Texarkana Gazette

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday named Ann Clemmer to head the department when Brett Powell resigns July 29 to become vice president for finance and administration at Henderson State University. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board is conducting a nationwide search to find Powell's permanent replacement.

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  19. Mischa Martin to head Children and Family ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Arkansas Times

    Mischa Martin , who's been serving on interim basis as director of the state Division of Children and Family Services, has been named to the permanent position. It's a tough job.

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  20. Former MRA standout Amber Landing transfers to Southern MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    Southern Miss women's basketball coach Joye Lee-McNelis announced Thursday the signing of transfer Amber Landing from the University of Arkansas Little Rock. Landing, a 6-foot-3 forward from Sharon, Miss.

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