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UA, foundation emails show messaging team-up

A University of Arkansas, Fayetteville athletics spokesman encouraged the nonprofit Razorback Foundation to sidestep a reporter's questions to avoid setting a "precedent," one of several instances found in emails of the nonprofit and the university coordinating on public messaging.

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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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PHOTOS: Architects reveal details of planned renovations to Arkansas Arts Center

The Arkansas Arts Center renovation will dig out the original 1937 building and make it the entryway to a redone museum that includes more gallery space and an open walkway that better connects the arts school, children’s theater and hanging artwork, architects said Tuesday.

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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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UAMS to cut 124 additional jobs; positions will be eliminated through attrition, not layoffs, exec says

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will eliminate 124 additional jobs, through attrition rather than layoffs, the academic hospital’s chief financial officer said Friday as officials continue to grapple with a budget deficit.

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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.