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Inflation Nation

As gas prices and inflation continue to soar, President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 22, called on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax through September, the traditional end of the nation’s vacation season.

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Cyber Safe: UA Little Rock creating awareness of online safety

With America experiencing an unprecedented increase in cyberattacks and malicious cyber activity, internet safety is becoming more important every day. In 2021, a record number of more than 847,000 complaints of cybercrime were reported to the FBI by the public, with potential losses exceeding $6.9 billion, according to the FBI’s Internet Crime Report from 2021.

June 27 - July 3, 2022

Inflation Nation

As gas prices and inflation continue to soar, President Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 22, called on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax through September, the traditional end of the nation’s vacation season.

Fed interest rate hikes push mortgage rates to highest level since Great Recession

One week after the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) hiked the target range for the federal funds rate at 75 basis points to quell inflation, ballooning mortgage costs are less affordable than at any time since the previous recession, according to Zillow’s latest monthly housing report.

UAMS researchers lead landmark telemedicine study to improve access to hearing care for rural children

The Hearing Norton Sound study, which focused on school-based hearing screening programs in rural Alaska, showed that referring children to specialists via telemedicine provides significantly quicker access to follow-up care than referring them to primary care providers.

New book chapter explores Black activism in Arkansas over 50-year period

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor has written a new book chapter that explores how Black activism in Arkansas changed between the Elaine Massacre in 1919 and Sweet Willie Wine’s Walk Against Fear in 1969.