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As Election Day Looms, Arkansas Poll Finds GOP Leading

The 16th annual Arkansas Poll released Thursday found an electorate more pessimistic about the direction of Arkansas and more optimistic about their personal future. [ MORE ]

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Last updated on Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:01 pm

Online And In The Workplace

Conversion of in-home assistant training to an online format is among the projects for the designers at the University of Arkansas Global Campus. [ MORE ]

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40 Under Forty

The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal annually honors 40 individuals under the age of 40 who were... [ MORE ]

Fast 15

The Fast 15 is designed to recognize a small, exclusive group of 20-something professionals on the... [ MORE ]
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Then & Now

Zimmerman Content Sitting On Hot Seat in Juvenile Court

Being a judge in juvenile court isn’t easy. Part of the job entails stepping into a bad family situation and making a tough, unpopular decision in the most trying of times. Truancy, criminality, substance abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and abandonment, and termination of parental rights — the worst things imaginable —  wind up in juvenile court. And after hearing nearly 19,000 cases, circuit court judge Stacey Zimmerman, whose jurisdiction covers Washington and Madison counties, has seen it all. But she also said there’s plenty of reasons for hope, and at least some of the teens who come through her court have the chance... [ MORE ]
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R.E.A.P. Business Results Through Social Learning (OPINION)

Striving to help employees at all levels to be their very best is the key to a company's success. [ MORE ]

Tontitown, Bethel Heights Appetizing for Springdale (OPINION)

With a growing number of property owners wanting to annex into the city, Springdale should go ahead and absorb the two towns and become the largest city in the region. [ MORE ]
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Arkansas voters will decide in a few weeks whether to increase the state's minimum wage. If you had to vote today, would you vote to raise minimum wage in Arkansas from $6.25 to $8.50 by 2017?

  • Yes. Anyone who works full-time should be able to support their family.
  • No. The government should not dictate how much workers are paid.
  • No. Minimum-wage jobs are for entry-level workers. If people want to get paid more, they should work their way up.
  • No. It will constrain employers and kill jobs.
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