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Posted: December 29, 2013 at 4:30 a.m.

2 Arkansans given presidential awards Jennifer Richardson, a science teacher in Greenbrier, and Christi Snow, a math teacher in Springdale, are among 102 teachers across the country to be named recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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