Author - Ryan Nix

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Be Pro Be Proud Initiative Launches Second Mobile Workshop

This morning (Sept. 5) at the Arkansas Statehouse Convention Center, the Arkansas Be Pro Be Proud Initiative unveiled its second mobile workshop. Set inside of a 78-foot double-wide tractor trailer, the Be Pro Be Proud organization hopes to use the new mobile workshop as a proving ground for high...

Magazine September 2019

City Spotlight: Conway, a City on the Move

by Ryan Nix Location, graduate retention spurring Conway growth Graduate retention is an important issue for many college towns, but it presents an existential challenge for Conway, Arkansas’ own “City of Colleges.”  In 2018, more than 14,200 students graduated from the University of Central...

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Klobuchar Talks Gun Control During Little Rock Visit

by Ryan Nix Presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar began her visit to Little Rock with a brief press conference about addressing the gun violence epidemic in America. The senator was introduced by Arkansas House Minority Leader Fred Love, who began with extolling the failure of a stand-your-ground bill...

AMP News Health Care

Construction Begins on New Family Room at UAMS NICU

The Ronald McDonald Charity House celebrated the start of construction on its new Family Room at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences‘ (UAMS) Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU).  Opening in December, this room will be the first of its kind in Arkansas. The new Family Room will...

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New Pine Bluff Casino Will Break Ground Next Week

The Quapaw Nation is returning to Arkansas on August 5 for the new Saracen Casino Resort’s groundbreaking ceremony in Pine Bluff, bringing a much-needed industrial influx to Jefferson County. The $350 million development will create an estimated 1,000 jobs during its construction, and around...