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Arkansans weigh in as AR-style rifles again lead debate

Another U.S. mass killing has again thrust a popular class of semi-automatic rifles into a national debate, which continues to rage two weeks after authorities said a gunman used an AR-15-style rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school.

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Arkansas Arts Center presents design for its $70M overhaul

The Arkansas Arts Center on Tuesday revealed design plans for what is now an estimated $70 million overhaul, providing the first public glimpse of a public-private project that has been years in the making.

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UAMS to erase 124 more jobs, slash spending

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will eliminate 124 more jobs, suspend a $45 million maintenance plan and make several other spending changes, the academic hospital's head of finance said Friday as officials addressed UAMS' budget crisis.

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Lawyers question UA logo sharing with Razorback Foundation

Trademark pacts not set in writing

The Razorback Foundation has free use of University of Arkansas, Fayetteville trademarks that others must pay to display, an arrangement set by “oral” agreements and university policy that outside attorneys find lacking.

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Arkansas Arts Center set to unveil design; renovation to pass $46M, expand Little Rock museum by third

The Arkansas Arts Center will unveil renovation plans before the end of the month, the museum's director said Thursday.

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Information curbs put to UA trustees; under proposal, only chairman can talk for newly limited board

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees is weighing whether to add rules that would restrict some of its actions and behaviors.

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Final deal gives Bielema $11.9M over three years

The nonprofit Razorback Foundation has agreed to pay Bret Bielema up to $11.9 million over three years, or roughly twice the terms of his public contract.

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Beacons to enhance visit to Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock

Technology installed for Marin show

The Arkansas Arts Center will unveil its John Marin exhibit today alongside new technology that officials hope will give visitors a fuller viewing experience.

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Arts Center's Little Rock redo will take more money; repair expenses surprise museum

The Arkansas Arts Center wants to boost its estimated $46 million construction budget to remake the downtown Little Rock museum, officials said Monday as they try to reconcile a wish list with financial limitations.

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Foundation, UA weighed shifting $4M to nonprofit

Document shows idea to lower ticket face values, add to ‘donations’ share

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and its nonprofit athletics fundraising arm discussed a now-shelved pricing strategy for football club seating that would have redirected at least $4 million annually in university ticket revenue to the nonprofit.

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