November 15, 2018


UA Rich Mountain approved to offer massage therapy

MENA -- The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has officially approved a new massage therapy program to begin in January 2019 at UA Rich Mountain in Mena, making the local college the first and only Arkansas public college to offer such program.

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Where to hold your long-term investments

When investing for retirement or other long-term goals, people usually prefer tax-advantaged accounts, such as IRAs, 401(k)s or 403(b)s. Certain assets are well suited to these accounts, but it may make more sense to hold other investments in traditional taxable accounts.

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Recliner winner

Submitted photo James Johnson, center, was the winner of the recliner giveaway from Hot Springs Furniture and Mattress on Oct. 31. Also pictured are Andy Welch and store manager Will Pickett.

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With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strong

WASHINGTON -- Against the backdrop of next week's midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest it's been in at least two decades. And with another strong hiring report expected Friday, some barometers of the job market suggest that it has room to strengthen further.

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