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Posted: March 4, 2018 at 1 a.m.

WhyteSpyder unveils new studio

WhyteSpyder recently opened a new content production studio, which will expand and accelerate creation of photography, video and written content for online products.

WhyteSpyder's proprietary IP software monitors and analyzes product inventory as items enter the studio and acts as an organizational framework for the studio. WhyteSpyder recently completed more than 5,300 items in 60 business days for a major retailer, at one time producing 1,600 items in 10 business days.

The studio incorporates photography/video stations, content writers/editors and quality assurance teams.

Community Health Centers, osteopathic school form partnership

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith and the Community Health Centers of Arkansas announced a partnership agreement for clinical rotation sites for the school's students and primary care-based residency opportunities for graduates.

Community health centers are nonprofit clinics that provide primary and preventive health care to medically underserved areas in rural and urban settings. The school's mission to educate and train osteopathic physicians and to focus service on the underserved will be fulfilled in more than 40 community health centers across Arkansas.

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education is a private, nonprofit institution, and the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine opened its doors to its inaugural class in August.

Hutchens Construction wins paving award

The National Asphalt Pavement Association recently announced that Hutchens Construction Co. of Cassville, Mo., won the 2017 Ray Brown Airport Pavement Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt airport pavement. Hutchens won the award for its asphalt rehabilitation and pavement of the Rogers Executive Airport.

Emery Sapp & Sons won the Rogers Executive Airport Runway Pavement and Lighting Rehabilitation project and hired Hutchens as a subcontractor tasked with rebuilding the entire length of the runway keel, performing crack repairs and overlaying 66,000 square yards of runway over a five-day period during the nine-day job.

Yuengling's brands now available in state

D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. started selling its brands in its eagle packaging in Arkansas on Feb. 19. Yuengling began selling its draft beer in January.

Yuengling Brewery is a sixth generation, American-owned and family-operated company that started in Pottsville, Pa., in 1829.

Arkansas is the 21st state to distribute Yuengling products and it will roll out with its three core brands: Yuengling Traditional Lager, Yuengling Light Lager and Yuengling Black & Tan.

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