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Engineered biomaterial may regenerate damaged skeletal muscle

A biomaterial that can regenerate damaged skeletal muscle is being developed by University of Arkansas biomedical engineering researcher Jeffrey Wolchok, funded by a National Institutes of Health three-year, $437,248 grant.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Charter schools snatch another exception

A bill is currently sitting on Gov. Pat McCrory's desk that would exempt some North Carolina charter schools from disclosing the salaries of employees.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Haywood County, NC

The Joplin Independent

The Kennedys celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Kennedy of Pittsburg, pictured, will mark their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pittsburg, KS, Pittsburg State University, Wichita, KS

Bellingham Herald

City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Illinois, Illinois Government

Arkansas Times

Q&A: Senator moves to state job. But is it an 'office'?

ON THE TEAM: The UA's Walton-financed education unit used this picture to tout Johnny Key's legislative work on school 'choice' legislation they favored.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Daily Flyer: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Drivers can expect to see some changes to the paid parking program when visiting the Dickson Street entertainment district this fall.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

Family Research Council

Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma

FRC University is a unique Website featuring resources for use by pastors, professors, students, and concerned citizens about the issues critical to our country's social fabric.

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The Clifton Record Online

George M. Hoover

Funeral services for Dr. George M. Hoover, 88, of Norse, were held Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church in Clifton, conducted by Pastor Weldon Smith.

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Related Topix: Monticello, AR, Conway, AR, Hendrix College

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The City Wire

Chancellor: Departing UAFS leaders a sign of good hiring, training

The chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith said several top-level administrators recently departing the university are signs the university is hiring the right individuals and developing them professionally and intellectually.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Northeastern State University, State University, AR, Fayetteville, AR

NWAonline

Woman to lead UA grad program

An engineering management expert has been named leader of graduate programs at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, school officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

The City Wire

Robertson named director of UAFS Center for Business and Professional Development

Dave Robertson has been named director of the Center for Business and Professional Development at the The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, State University, AR

Daily Record

Behind the News

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education will use $1.6 million of the state's "rainy-day funds" to pay for a larger-than-usual number of Governor's Distinguished Scholarships this year.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Fayetteville, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Lottery

Mon Jul 28, 2014

FOX16

Hogshead Tours Giving People a Taste of the Beer Craft Scene

People wanting to get a taste of the craft beer scene in northwest Arkansas have a new way of getting around.

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Related Topix: Arkansas

Log Cabin Democrat

Hometown Girl Travels Bolivia

AnneDella Hines is a Junior in Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising /Public Relations & Political Science at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Local Poet Focuses on 'Captial P' Poetry

Pamela Sue Hitchcock is dedicated to poetry. Not to her own poems in particular.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Fayetteville, AR, State University, AR

The City Wire

Lessons learned from the fall of Rome

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, University of Florida, University of Richmond, East Carolina University

Deltafarmpress

New tool for fighting herbicide-resistant weeds

Most farmers are aware of the concept of "air seeding;" i.e, distributing wheat or rice or bermudagrass seed with an airplane or a spreader truck or even by hand.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

NWAonline

Ben Takes Over Helm As Greenland Superintendent

The major difference in Larry Ben's former job and his new one is that he is in a bigger school district.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Northeastern State University, State University, AR, Decatur, AR, Greenland, AR

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Sales Tax Holiday Next Weekend; More Shoppers Going Online [Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 27--The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Friday in Oklahoma and Saturday in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Education Etc.

5NEWSonline.com

Season of Entertainment Starting This Fall at Uafs

You can purchase tickets for the shows online at www.uafs.edu or call their box office at 479-788-7300.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR

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